Not the Standard Issue Woman (and That’s Okay)

Elizabeth Gilbert

How appropriate that my last post before starting my blogging sabbatical coincides with a discussion about the book Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything. I’ve been a regular participant of the Barren Bitches Book Brigade because I like the opportunity to reflect on and share questions and responses with fellow readers online. I tried a real life book […]

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Head In the Clouds

Will be mostly offline this week to take in some clean mountain air and beautiful vistas with the best guy on the planet bar none. Hiking at altitude (8,500 feet) and romantic wine and cheese picnics at sunset, by the way, are among the many things to do when one is not: in infertility treatment fighting morning sickness changing baby […]

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Looking Back At How I Got Here

looking back

15-44. That’s a category I just left in the dust. Normally I don’t pay much attention to age-related categories but this is a biggie. It’s the standard measure of child-bearing age. The U.S. Census bureau uses it. The National Center for Health Statistics uses it. The government of Scotland, for Pete’s sake, uses it. And I’m now outside of it. […]

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