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August 2010

Babies

THIS LITTLE BABY... ...goes to high school This little baby... ...goes to middle school And this little baby... goes to kindergarten... and THIS little baby... ...can barely fathom how it can possibly be that her own three little babies are now all in school, because wasn't she just a school... Read more →


The Goodbye Girl

I HATE GOODBYES. I'm not good at them, especially the ones that I know are of the "permanent" variety. They can be awkward, wrenching, painful. Sad, even. More often than not, they make me cry. And I am not a pretty crier. I tend to avoid goodbyes if I can.... Read more →


Typing 101

WE INTERRUPT THIS FRANTIC MORNING LOOK BACK AT THE 1980s to bring you this urgent bulletin: The QWERTY Keyboard is considered, by some, to be a (oh, it pains me to say it) relic. So says Virginia Heffernan in the August 15, 2010 New York Times Magazine, anyway. I was... Read more →