Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 2 of 2 - Last week I talked about the gifts we were getting/considering for Edward, who is turning 8 next month. This week it’s Elizabeth’s turn: not “girl gifts,” ...
December 8, 2009
Except She Was More of a Pain in the BUTTULAR Region
I'm SO much more tolerant of my mother-in-law's flaws now that she's dead. It's not like I see them as less flawlike now. It's more like---well, let's say you were having a baby, and you had HORRIBLE labor pain, and you were all, "OMG THIS IS SO MUCH WORSE THAN I'D EVER IMAGINED, DYING DYING DYING!!" And then the baby was born an hour after the first pains began. Well, the pains were still horrible, but they were over so much sooner than expected, and so now they don't seem as bad. It's like that.