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The North Woods

We took a trip to the North Woods of Wisconsin to visit Andrew’s father and stepmother. Having heard about their massive snowfalls and extreme cold, while losing patience with winter here in New York, I’d been slightly skeptical about traveling

The North Woods

We took a trip to the North Woods of Wisconsin to visit Andrew’s father and stepmother. Having heard about their massive snowfalls and extreme cold, while losing patience with winter here in New York, I’d been slightly skeptical about traveling

To Michiko and Sarah

When I got married, women my mother met when my brother and I were babies came to the wedding from across the country and from Europe. She’s always said that the friends who raise their children alongside yours, sharing mornings

To Michiko and Sarah

When I got married, women my mother met when my brother and I were babies came to the wedding from across the country and from Europe. She’s always said that the friends who raise their children alongside yours, sharing mornings

A Snow Day

Friday was a snow day, and since my husband is a teacher, he didn’t have to work. We stayed in bed all day having sex, watching movies, and smoking pot. Just kidding. Who would want to do that? Ruby woke

A Snow Day

Friday was a snow day, and since my husband is a teacher, he didn’t have to work. We stayed in bed all day having sex, watching movies, and smoking pot. Just kidding. Who would want to do that? Ruby woke

Happy New Year, Get Yourself an Advance Directive

I celebrated New Year’s with an old friend from college who hosted a party in his studio apartment. He served homemade salsa and roasted mushrooms, and the most raucous moments of the night involved a banjo, a kazoo, and a

Happy New Year, Get Yourself an Advance Directive

I celebrated New Year’s with an old friend from college who hosted a party in his studio apartment. He served homemade salsa and roasted mushrooms, and the most raucous moments of the night involved a banjo, a kazoo, and a

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday Were Rough

On Wednesday morning, I lost a pregnancy. I was only 6 weeks pregnant. Not much. I spent the morning observing the first grade ICT class (“integrated co-teaching,” meant to be a mix of general ed kids and those with special

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday Were Rough

On Wednesday morning, I lost a pregnancy. I was only 6 weeks pregnant. Not much. I spent the morning observing the first grade ICT class (“integrated co-teaching,” meant to be a mix of general ed kids and those with special

Why I love Richard Scarry

Ruby loves her Richard Scarry books, and they’re among a very few books that she specifically asks for. Looking at these books doesn’t quite count as reading a story, because each jumbo page is so packed with activity that we

Why I love Richard Scarry

Ruby loves her Richard Scarry books, and they’re among a very few books that she specifically asks for. Looking at these books doesn’t quite count as reading a story, because each jumbo page is so packed with activity that we

A Relationship

In addition to gaining a permanent mommy a few months ago, since I stopped working long shifts at the hospital and being forced to dodge her hugs until I’d peeled off my scrubs and showered if she happened to be

A Relationship

In addition to gaining a permanent mommy a few months ago, since I stopped working long shifts at the hospital and being forced to dodge her hugs until I’d peeled off my scrubs and showered if she happened to be