Archive for May, 2006

Mommy Brain Memery

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

I love the concept of Mommy Brain– that between hormonal changes and sleep deprivation new mothers become forgetful. It’s such a handy excuse. For instance, moments ago I was ashamed to realize that there have been several comments left on this blog awaiting my moderation. Oops, Mommy Brain! And then I discovered a draft of […]


Monday, May 15th, 2006

Monday Morning. May 15, 2006. A dreary, rain-pounding day. I wore pin-striped black slacks, a dark knit top, scuffed leather boots, and a yellow raincoat. I kissed my husband and baby. The baby smelled like summer. I got in the car. I drove over the green hill to campus. I stepped in a puddle getting […]


Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Grades are turned in, papers are filed away, students are graduated, and four months of delicious summer yawn ahead. This is my favorite time of year, when everything seems possible. I will finish writing two articles. I will complete the book manuscript revisions. I will prep all of my fall courses. I will research and […]