Monthly Archives: February 2011

August Boy

“Do you know what you’re having?” someone asked when I was in my 2nd trimester. “A boy.” I smiled. “What’s your due date?” “August 10th,” I said. “Oh no, an August boy,” she said, shaking her head. That was eleven … Continue reading

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Recommendation From My Bosses — Ronan and Tess

On the eve of my 20th college reunion, I am considering returning to school.  I might have to take the GREs, for which I’ve been preparing by helping my son with his 5th grade homework.  I will have to write … Continue reading

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