What do you say to an old friend who lives on the other side of the country when he reports some good news? In the old days I’d send him a bottle of J&B Scotch. But that doesn’t seem like the most appropriate gift for such an event. Yes, my partner in crime, J of […]

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Just got word that Xy’s brother’s girlfriend has successfully given birth (via C-section) to a healthy baby girl: Ella Dee Paxson, six pounds and a few ounces. I thought it was odd that the girl got her father’s last name even though the parents aren’t married, but I guess that’s patriarchy for you. Anyway, cheers […]

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Just got a call from PJ; he said Andrea gave birth to a healthy baby boy shortly after three o’clock this afternoon. Twenty-seven hours of labor. Whew!

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