Every Mother’s Right

Every Mother’s Right

One of the best arguments Jane Smiley makes in “A Year at the Races” is about mammals…how we are mammals, and how similar therefore we and all other earth mammals are.  I haven’t talked about vegetarianism or veganism on this site because it seems to incite such vitriol among the pro’ers and the con’ers.  Sooo not necessary.  Civilized debate is the hallmark of progress–not change, mind you, because not all change is progress.  You can jump up and down on a pogo stick; you may be moving, yes, but are you advancing?  So we can agree to disagree, on any point, at any time, but let’s keep it civil (otherwise, don’t darken my door again).

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Babes in Toyland

I thought I’d already added these pix of my nephew’s newborns but I can’t find them here (and if I can’t find them, you sure can’t!).  Let me introduce the “D’Errico Twins”, Marie Erica and Jean Vincent D’Errico, born August 30, 2011, to Mathieu and Anie D’Errico, joining their sister, Carina, and stepsister, Alexandra.  (Luca, their cousin, was born on June 26, 2011 (a day before my own birthday), but I haven’t a digital pic available yet.  He is the first for proud parents, Philippe and Sharon D’Errico.)

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