We are spending a lot of time at the cemetery these days. (We’re not alone.) It’s in walking distance of our house, it’s a large grassy car-free space …
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We walked up to the big empty field near our house. As we approached it we saw a huge swarm of tiny flies. They were congregating around a garbage can …
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Day 2 (4?) and we’re still all confused about what day it is. My phone tells me it’s Tuesday but honestly I don’t know if I believe it. We went out on …
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I put a bag of Cadbury mini eggs in my dresser drawer and I eat one every time I go upstairs (Kevin the secret is out). I asked Alice this morning what…
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In my head I think of the narrative arc of these newsletters. There will be a beginning, a middle, and an end and it all takes place over max three wee…
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Maternity leave is not totally unlike a quarantine. Sure, you are “off,” but the coziness verges on cabin fever. You are far more concerned than usual …
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Meet Eileen Cabot O’Keefe, born 02/02/2020 at 10:31 AM. I’d gone in for a regular prenatal appointment on Tuesday, at 37 weeks and 4 days pregnant, and…
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Part I of a series on food
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One thing I am good at is abruptly becoming a passionate supporter of something I used to disdain. Not to brag, but sometimes all it takes is the light…
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Months and months passed, oops. We took the kids to California, including two days in Disneyland. I went to yoga pretty regularly. I bought some Madewe…
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“I think about you all the time. I think about what you’re wearing, and what you’re doing, and who you’re doing it with. I think about the friends you …
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It hadn’t been my plan to take Alice with me to get Botox, because my plan had been that I would tell no one. But when you take the week before Christm…
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