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Blog Comments Validate Me, Make Me Think, and Rip Me To Shreds All At The Same Time

Even though she warned me, I didn’t listen to my editor and I read the comments on the essay published through the NYT Motherlode.  All 210 (and counting) of them. Anyone who blogs knows comments can get ugly.  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Are YOU Going To Have More Kids?

It is a question both Ian and I are asked on a regular basis.  Today, I’m answering it in a piece for The New York Times Motherlode.  Because I’m efficient like that.

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A Life In Love With The Big Screen

You know how they say people with children don’t go to the movies?  Ian and I would never allow that to happen.  Even though our tastes in stories differ dramatically, there is always something that appeals to us both.  We … Continue reading

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The games we play

We rode the train from Florence back to Venice in silence. It seemed like a really great idea, I consoled myself. Ian’s gaze was fixed somewhere out the window, out of our train car. This two-week trip to Europe was … Continue reading

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