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The Truth About Kids and Dogs

November 2, 2010


I have (very) part-time custody of a big, neurotic, snuggly brown dog. I also have a cold. Both the dog and the cold are staying with me this week, disrupting my insular, mostly selfish life. I can’t pamper myself as I would like to, because I have deadlines at work and no backyard and the […]

Emergency Egg Recall

August 24, 2010


Dear C_Girl: We, your ovaries, would like to immediately recall all of the good eggs we have carelessly released over the past 24 years. True, some of them were duds, and would have produced only dumpy, towheaded moppets with blurry features and a dull intellect. Some, however, were magnificent and would potentially have produced MacArthur […]