Meandering anecdotes and an occasional incisive comment, courtesy of an overeducated, feminist former-professional, who is continually outsmarted by her overly-gifted children and genius spouse and who seeks refuge in books, cocktails, and the occasional Xanax.
Thursday, November 04, 2010
Today I did authorize Iris, suffering from a headache, to stay home from school. Her father was incredulous. "What? She can't go to school?"
Lola gleefully interrupted him. "It's like the cartoon!" She felt the animation I made yesterday for this blog had come to life. She shouted down her father: "You're not a Spartan warrior!"