One day I saw a pregnant woman getting out of a car. She looked happy and pleasant, if a little uncomfortable and awkward. As I watched, almost feeling her discomfort, a pale blue light appeared around her, and an adorable baby face peered out at me. 1,039 more words
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I’d already decided not to have children well before the current president got elected. JD has never wanted to be a parent, so there was that (I mean, my own feelings aside, it seems like a good idea to avoid having children with a partner who does not want them). 515 more words
The world is slowly awakening to a new reality. It has profoundly changed. And that may be an understatement.
Throughout the campaign, Trump’s “populist” rhetoric was dismissed by many – especially by those who stood to lose the most if globalization were dismantled – as exactly that, a play for votes or posturing designed to win concessions in the highly unlikely event that he would actually be elected president. 466 more words
If you’ve hung around here long enough, you probably know I have two pet peeves: ageing and money. If we assume the saying ‘Only two things are certain in life: death and taxes’ is true, then we’re forced to conclude that I advocate for the (indirect) elimination of the only two certainties in life. 598 more words