Monthly Archives: February 2006

Hey, Susan, remember that time I called and asked you about foreskins? 14

After last year’s Male Bakeoff, Mike figured out that the real glory lay in giving your creation a title. He came up with a name for his entry almost a year ago, so he’s been planning the best way to put it all together for quite some time. Whenever anyone from church asked what he […]

Remember when you were a kid and you got new shoes every year before school started? 7

Who went running in the rain this morning? That’s right, I did. I actually enjoyed it much better than earlier this week – the weather was in the 50s, so it was cool but not cold by any means, and it wasn’t as if it was pouring or anything. I kept my iPod up my […]

Believe it. 9

Luke Danes is a big stupidhead, but everything is going to be all right nonetheless 6

Today marks the start of a new section on my blog. Since we can’t watch Gilmore Girls together, and because she needs me to talk her down from the ledge that the Luke and Lorelai storyline has her on these days, my friend Theresa has asked me to post encouraging thoughts about the latest episode […]

Not yet measuring, not yet comparing 3

The other day, Melissa was talking about her daughter River, and how she can accept compliments, how she is so much more free than the rest of us. I notice that at work sometimes, too: the girls who aren’t old enough to be self-conscious, who don’t care about eyebrows or holding their stomach in, whose […]