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Observations on in-laws

Me: I thought you understood going into this that we’re a glass half empty kind of family. Jon. No, no, no, no, no. Me: Why are you shaking your head like that? Jon: Because I did think you guys were glass half empty people, when in reality all of you are THE GLASS IS TOTALLY [...]

For memories

Who knows how long Chuck will be in Marlo’s life and whether or not she’ll have memories of him. She is much more interested in him than Leta ever has been, so I hope they get to be friends for several more years. I want her to experience the satisfaction of balancing something on his [...]

On a wire

Yesterday was a bit of a horrible one in terms of things that have to do with the extended family, and that coupled with everything else going on — oil spill, flooding in Tennessee, Icelandic Volcano, earthquakes, racist laws in Arizona, etc. — is it me or is the world coming to an end? So, [...]