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Archive for March, 2007

Where have I been?

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2007 @ 12:39 pm in Foofy, General, Parenthood | Comments Off

Well, for one thing, mourning the passing of Cathy Seipp, the writer, some. My favorite story from her blog was the one about how she sued a big airline magazine publisher, in small-claims court, to get paid for an article she had written. She won, too.
OLC is as cute as ever. She [...]

It would explain a lot, if it were true

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2007 @ 3:40 pm in Foofy, General | Comments Off

I came across this old Autism-Spectrum Quotient Test in Wired today:
In the first major trial using the test, the average score in the control group was 16.4. Eighty percent of those diagnosed with autism or a related disorder scored 32 or higher. The test is not a means for making a diagnosis, however, and many [...]

That’s IT!

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2007 @ 8:46 pm in Blog Mischief, Foofy, General, Pregnancy | Comments Off

I’ve been reading too many doctor blogs lately, and more than once I’ve come across this little line:

“You’d want anesthesia for your appendectomy, why wouldn’t you want it in childbirth?”
They must teach it in med school or something. Now a variation of it appears in this article. Argh. Well, might as well [...]

Growth Spurt

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2007 @ 5:55 pm in Foofy, General, Parenthood | Comments Off

OLC’s been growing so fast that you can almost see her growing . Every day some part of her suddenly looks bigger. One day it was her rib cage; another it was her ears. Then it was her hands and feet. Today I noticed how long her arms are getting. [...]

Trip

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2007 @ 4:20 pm in Foofy, General, Parenthood | Comments Off

One little bit of our recent trip to Michigan, since I’m not up to writing the full account now:
Sunday was a long day of driving, but we finally made it to my parents’ house. Too smoky in the house, and too cold to sleep in their motor home, so we stayed next door at [...]