Beyond Babedom

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Posts Tagged ‘kids’

Pick Up the Damn Ball

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Walking my dog in the morning I often pass interesting items on the street, in addition to the piles of sh_t: fast food wrappers, beer cans, cigarettes, evenĀ  an occasionally sock (where is the other one???). And, sometimes, balls. Tennis balls, ping pong balls, baseballs. And then I see those balls the next day. And the next. And the next. And I wonder: did a stray ball ever sit at the curb more than a few hours when were kids? (more…)

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PANK You Very Much

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

There is nothing more annoying to a woman without kids than getting the “So, when are you going to have a baby?” inevitable (and rude) question. Or so I thought. Now that I’m well past “child bearing age” (in other words, older than dirt), people don’t bother to ask that question anymore, though they do get the oh-you-poor-thing-you’ll-never-know-the-joys-of-motherhood weepy-eyed look when the subject of kids comes up between us. (more…)

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