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  • This is not your Salad Days blog. I don't do paper towel napkins or four liter jugs of wine. No whining about mean boys or boys for that matter. No more eating corn out of the can, hostels, graduate degrees, PBR "beer", etc. I eat, I drink, and I write what I think.

    These are the Saveur Days of my life.


    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." What to expect during the second and third trimesters as a second time mom.

What to expect when your expecting again

What To Expect When You’re Expecting Again, Part 1: Getting Pregnant & First Trimester

Welcome back! Here’s more or less what to expect when you’re expecting again. No, it’s not like the first time. But before you even get to the point of expecting, here’s what you can expect just before you’re expecting again. Getting pregnant on purpose is work. It’s not like conceiving accidentally during shower sex where … Continue reading

Book Report #1: Harold and the Purple Crayon

I read a lot of kids books these days. H can sometimes go through a dozen or more books a day, easy. As I read these books with him for the umpteenthed time, I occupy myself by thinking about them as metaphors. In fact, the best children’s books always function on symbolic levels beyond the … Continue reading

Christopher Moltisanti of The Sopranos

I Should Be Grateful My Sons Are Asian

It’s not that I failed to notice before the recent events in Missouri that the US carried a lot of racial baggage. During my first three years living here as a grad student from Canada, there was no avoiding the knowledge that I was only one of three Asian students in the creative writing program. … Continue reading

I'm Sad...And I Want You To Know It #21

Modern (Nursery) Art Series: I’m Sad . . . And I Want You To Know It

Stay-at-home mom, Hairee Hayden (1977– ), and urologist, Squeezable Companion (1983- ), number among the most post-modern artistic couples of Huron Village. After meeting at Clink, the tongue-in-cheek named bar inside (ironically) the Liberty Hotel, in 2010, they created a domestic life together based on intellectual, aesthetic, and sexual interests that resulted in Baby and … Continue reading

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