Sunday Summary: 3/13/11

First, an edit. A few weeks ago, I said something along these lines: “If the kid is good looking a clunky name doesn’t matter.” What I should have said was “if the person is confident …” Beauty is a lottery over which we have no control. (Though Seal and Heidi Klum’s kids are probably set.) […]

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Sunday Summary: 9/20/09

There’s a theme to this Sunday Summary, methinks: First up, Hope Edelman guested over at Nameberry about seeing a name scrawled on a mailbox late in her pregnancy, and knowing that someone (other than the graffiti artist) was sending her a sign. Check out the whole story – Maya’s name was truly meant to be; […]

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Babes in the Blogosphere

Happy Mother’s Day! We’ve always celebrated our kids’ rites of passage – first tooth, first step, first-time-she-brings-home-a-completely-unacceptable-boy. Add in one more circa 2009: first time Mommy writes all about you in a blog post. Yes, our children will probably be terribly, terribly unhappy about some of our overshares in twenty years. (Or not. Social media […]

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Sunday Summary: 1/25/09

It’s Sunday, Sunday, Sunday. Believe it or not, we spent yesterday afternoon at Monster Jam, watching drivers called Chad Fortune, Pat Summa and Debra Miceli steer mammoth trucks around a course at the Verizon Center. Alexei loved it; Clio hid from the noise and fumes under my shawl; and I’m glad to be back in […]

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