Monthly Archives: December 2012

Jackie’s Journey #3: Baby Shower? High Tea? Kegger?

“Oh my god, you’re having a baby. I MUST throw you a shower!” Sometimes this is great to hear. You’re tired, you’re suffering from morning (afternoon and night) sickness, and your hormones make you smell so funky that your cat … Continue reading

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Judy-isms #3: No Words or Easy Explanations

As I dropped my son off at school today, for the first time I can remember, I was fearful for his safety. I tried to tell myself that the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut was one isolated incident by a … Continue reading

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Jackie’s Journey #2: Of Gifts and Goblins

People are exploding out of my belly. Well, not yet. But in a month or so, yes. People exploding, little parts everywhere,squawking and screaming a language all their own. I feel like a new show on the Sci-Fi Channel and … Continue reading

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Judy-isms #2: Reflections of an Old Atari Video Game System

When I was about 12-years-old (in 1978), my father bought me one of the most spectacular and expensive birthday presents I had ever received from him – an Atari video game system. What had made it so special was that … Continue reading

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Jackie’s Journey #1: The News

On the day that we found out that we were having twins, I called my husband a m*therf*ucker – well, in my head, I called him one. We’d been given the opportunity to have an early ultrasound and, originally, I … Continue reading

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