Category Archives: Greatest Hits

Battle of Wills

Here’s a light-hearted query: who raises the kid if we both die? Well, if we can hold off for a dozen or so years, then our friend JB would be perfect. I trust his values, his parenting skills, and his … Continue reading

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O, Me of Little Faith

My parents got married in 1970 and divorced in 1980. Then they got remarried in 1990 and divorced again in 2008. And then last year, they got re-remarried. This time it’s different, though. This time they’re also married to God. … Continue reading

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Fall from Grace

My grandmother was a woman of grace. She bore 11 children in a 2-bedroom home, cared for her husband through a decade of Alzheimer’s, and lost her eyesight near the end of her life, and the only time I ever … Continue reading

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Pee Antipathy

Wednesday, June 20 – 8dt5dt. I peed on another stick this morning, and the line was darker than yesterday’s, so I went back to bed and cried. The line was darker, which means I’m probably really pregnant. Bummer. I was … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes: Sunday Morning Pillow Talk

Sometime between dawn and bagels… Me: I know we aren’t supposed to, but I think we should have sex. N: Don’t write checks your pussy can’t cash. Me: Fair enough. Want to do a crossword? N: Sure. This is the least … Continue reading

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My Biological Clock Has One Hand Clapping. Sometimes.

So, I got caught in an undertow of grief the other day. I could try to defend myself by saying that I freaked out because my estrogen level is 2500 instead of the normal 150, but I’d rather just accept the … Continue reading

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