Monthly Archives: March 2011

My Comments on Your Comments

People have tried to be helpful throughout my struggle with infertility, but many times their attempts at support fail epically. HereĀ are a few of the most idiotic. Your Comment: All you need is to relax. As soon as you stop … Continue reading

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Merlin

When I was 22, I got my own apartment, and I desperately wanted to mark this maturity with a meaningful acquisition. I would get a kitten. Like any dedicated Women’s Studies major, I planned to get a girl kitten. She … Continue reading

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Rule of Three

The Rule of Three is a writing principle that says things are funnier in threes. Three Stooges are better than two. Jokes are stronger when they include a rabbi, a priest, and an imam. And this third example, which isn’t … Continue reading

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Year of the Uterus

I stole my avatar from another WordPress. In browsing images online (I can’t remember what the exact query was), there it was: a Zen sand garden of a uterus. It’s not a uterus, though. The artist made it to honor … Continue reading

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