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I co-wrote a book

called Let's Panic About Babies!

with my friend Alice

whose web site is here

it's somewhat funny

and you can buy it on Amazon

and you can watch the trailer

it was made by Scott and narrated by Orson Welles

Here’s another bad karma moment.

When I was at Connecticut College I had a radio show. I...

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Here’s another bad karma moment.

Today is Jackson’s eight-month birthday

Today is Jackson’s eight-month birthday so I thought I’d burn him a...

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Today is Jackson’s eight-month birthday

ROYGBIV

You know, I don’t want to be a spoiled brat, but this...

26th Feb
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ROYGBIV

Jack has been feeling creative in the kitchen these days

Last night it was sesame-encrusted salmon on a bed of basmati rice,...

26th Feb
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Jack has been feeling creative in the kitchen these days

This morning I did what you might consider a terrible thing.

I was cleaning house, after a tearful episode with Jack in which...

21st Feb
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This morning I did what you might consider a terrible thing.

The morning after Valentine’s Day

The morning after Valentine’s Day I was changing Jackson’s diaper and I...

19th Feb
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The morning after Valentine’s Day

Blogging is just plain hard some days.

Which is why poetry comes in handy. This is by Mark Strand....

19th Feb
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Blogging is just plain hard some days.

Happy Valentine’s Day

Yes, I am wearing red underwear.

14th Feb
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Happy Valentine’s Day

An old scenario

Jack: Do you want to watch Howard’s End? Me: Howard Zinn? Jack:...

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An old scenario

In the kitchen this morning

Me, having made a cappuccino with half-and-half instead of regular milk: “Look...

13th Feb
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In the kitchen this morning

Today is my mom’s 77th birthday.

My mom was born in Chisholm, Minnesota, in 1925, the second-oldest girl...

12th Feb
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Today is my mom’s 77th birthday.

I never dreamed how much I’d like being a full-time mom.

I think growing up in the 70s and 80s made me feel...

11th Feb
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I never dreamed how much I’d like being a full-time mom.