December 31, 2011

2011 year-end gratitude list

I have so much to be grateful for as I reflect back on 2011:

December 29, 2011

stink beetles in my coffee!?

Can I just say "yuggg-gyaaa-ickkk"?!

December 21, 2011

mother of a mother

So, do I have fear of commitment -- even with my donor sperm?!

December 12, 2011

December 7, 2011

some legal principle

Maybe I've watched too many Law & Order episodes, but isn't there a legal principle assigning culpability to agents of harm -- even when result is due, in part, to an unknown & existing susceptibility in the victim?

December 3, 2011

sperm banks

...or, where to get the "rascals"?  Here is how I made my choice of sperm bank.

November 29, 2011

becoming myself

I must accept there are some relationship "traps" I've been utterly seduced by...

November 27, 2011

900-mile drive

I drove across the older of the US mountain ranges, following my smartphone GPS through the night (both ways) to be with family on Thanksgiving this year.  I usually fly, and when I did drive more regularly, I never went this way -- off the interstates.

November 26, 2011

the baby diaries

Here I am, a 37 year old single woman, educated to a terminal degree, road-traveled to some ridiculous extremes, and living with 2 cats.  Never did I think I would be one of those statistics!  Just like I know now about cancer and dementia in old age, I knew when I was younger about single women who "waited too long" to settle down - it was clearly someone else's problem.