I'm still getting use to our new Dell. I can't believe that in the almost 4 months we've had this machine that today was the first time I selected "New Document." And what did MS Word 2007 ask me? If I wanted to open a new blank document or a new blog post. A new blog post? WHA?? So of course, I had to test it out. I says that it works on Typepad too. So let's see how this posts and if you can see all the document info like what I call our account.
Over two years ago , way before I started writing for Girl w/Pen, Alison Piepmeier wowed me with an essay about getting an abortion and how her decision made with her husband was a love story : ...the story I most want to tell—and one I have never heard—is of abortion as an intimate part of a couple’s life together. Our abortion was a love story. I’d worried that Walter and I were rejecting a gift from the universe. What I discovered, though, was that when we stripped away the distractions of everyday life so that we could make this difficult decision together, it bound us together as surely as if our choice had been different—and as it turns out, that was the gift. Every once in awhile their story returns to me. I often don't know why it stumbles into my brain and says, "Hey! Ponder me!" but it does. This morning it returned to me yelling, "Why?!" I was half-listening to WBEZ's 848 and some story about a man running away from his life. Original, I kn