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Monthly Archives: February 2018

How Sweet a Stereotype Can Be!

February 14, 2018, 3:59 pm

Happy Valentine’s Day lovers! Hope you have/had a romantic interlude with your sweetie. My wife and I drove from Berkeley to Pleasant Hill with Dar so that he could see a neurologist for the first time in six years. As I wrote last week, we’re worried that he might be having seizures. Oy gevalt, the intake forms. I hate having to relive the pregnancy complications again and again. I hate having to relive the first two weeks in the NICU.
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After Trump

February 7, 2018, 3:34 pm

What happens after Trump is no longer President? Many commentators focus on norms. You know, like using the Oval Office to promote your private businesses, like concealing your tax information, like calling opposing politicians treasonous, like attacking the judiciary and law enforcement and the fourth estate, like declining to enforce laws, like ignoring cyber-attacks on America, like refusing to hold state dinners or attend things that every other President attended. There’s no law that prevents the President from doing all
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Everybody’s got a thing, but some don’t know how to handle it

February 7, 2018, 11:17 am

Dar has been doing something that I affectionately call “the Stevie Wonder.” My true friends know that I own ten Wonder albums, have cheered for him in concert, and pretty much love everything he’s ever said or written, so if I say my kid is doing a Stevie, it’s a compliment. Dar closes his eyes and shakes his head. He often pairs this with suspending his hands in front of him, freezing them with the fingers bent, almost like miming
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