Archive for November, 2014

Nov 19 2014

That Nose Has Sailed

I should have been updating my collection of odd quotations and malapropisms. Here are a few: Today, Katie wrote to me and quoted her conversation with Peter: “That train has sailed, I’m afraid,” she told him. This from Cheryl a couple years ago: “You don’t want to bite your nose to spite your face.” I […]

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Nov 12 2014


Published by under Family,Mothers & Daughters

Eleni has brought forth onto this continent a new baby, conceived in liberty and as yet unnamed. He was 7 pounds, 14 ounces, 19 inches tall, 13 inches around the head. He arrived at 9:36 p.m. He has abundant black hair, as did Emmy, and is very red and wrinkly and beautiful. Eleni made it […]

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Nov 11 2014

A Few of My Favorite Things

Published by under Audio,Family,Mothers & Daughters

I am going more than a wee bit bonkers. As of an hour ago, my daughter is in labor, and I can hardly stand the suspense from this perspective. As you may recall from entries four years ago, I was there at the birth of my beloved Emmy. So it’s strange to be disconnected from the events this time. […]

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