Archive for the 'Mothers & Daughters' Category

Sep 24 2020

Life in the Time of Coronavirus

On January 20, 2020, Eleni and I exchanged texts: Eleni: I’m feeling vaguely, constantly anxious [about medical concerns she’d had at the time]. Thanks for asking. I wrote a list of all the upcoming challenges so I can cross them off as we go: ultrasound results, poss. biopsy, biopsy results, telling mom I’m pregnant again… […]

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Aug 13 2015


Published by under Mothers & Daughters,Travel

This is strange. I found a fully developed blog post that I wrote on April 8, 2012 that I never published. I’m gonna do it now. Just try and stop me. It still seems relevant (to me, but not to you). Here ya go: I gots me a baby sleeping at my feet. This won’t […]

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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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