It’s a Girl

“Well, it’s a girl,” said the Honorable Judge Moyers as, with his signature, he finalized our adoption of Neica Simorne’ Blackmon. Mister and I locked watery eyes for just a moment, grateful beyond gratitude. From the day I met her, it took almost seven years to make her mine/ours. That’s gotta be some kind of […]

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Today, I am ____________ .

20 November, 2014 I am forty-five years old today. I am a gray-headed, spectacle-wearing, grocery-getter driving wife of one, mother or bonus mom to five, pediatrician, Haiti-loving middle aged woman. When, exactly, did this happen? I could swear just last week I was dancing at the Music Farm on Meeting Street, or studying on Tradd […]

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