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An Award, An Acknowledgement, and a Pope for Dinner

May 31, 2011


Territerri of just gave me the Versatile Bloggers Award.  Territeri is special for a couple reasons, the least of which is that she has a repeating name (think John John Kennedy). TT writes about her life in a way that makes me want to grab my coffee cup, pull up a chair, and join in.  […]

A 100,000 Year History of Pregnancy, Childbirth and the First Six Months Of Life

December 27, 2010


For those of you who live someplace other than the bottom of my clothes-to-be-ironed basket, you are aware that the world is always changing.  And pregnancy, childbirth and young motherhood have changed along with it.  I am aware of this because I have an 18 month old grandson, Jonah.  Although he looks remarkably like the […]

Wearing A Sailboat to A Turkish Wedding

August 26, 2010


My husband Dan is about to leave for a month: two weeks in Turkey and two weeks on Rhodes in Greece.  In Istanbul, he will be celebrating the wedding of his cousin’s daughter.  It will be a huge, gala affair.  Black tie.  No “optional.”  Held in a palace.  Seriously.  On Rhodes, he will be staying […]

No returns. No exchanges. No dressing rooms.

July 27, 2010


Life in the Boomer Lane and her friend Susan, in a never-ending quest for adventure totally beneath the maturity level that they should aspire to, found a new, humongous “store” to go to in the DC area. This store is called “Unique,” and they name is apt. The store is housed in the airplane-hanger-like space […]