Archive for July, 2008

Manichean Overtones

July 25, 2008

It kind of bugs me when people (aka ILs) say things like “she was so good this afternoon.”  Babies are incapable of being good, or bad.  Regardless of whether good and evil are platonic absolutes or social constructions, babies don’t even know the difference.


Bump envy – already?

July 24, 2008

I miss being pregnant.  Somehow, I’m back in that mental space where I feel only envy when I see a pregnant woman walking by.  I look longingly at the maternity section of the clothing stores.  I’m happy that I still have my linea negra.  I wonder if it’s too soon to start trying again (of course it is, and we won’t yet, but wow – I really miss it).

Hello world!

July 14, 2008

I’m trying out this new location for my old blogger-blog, “The I Word.”  Even though the old blog is invite-only I’m getting skittish about family finding out it even exists… so will be moving in here shortly.