Stroller Communication



1.5 miles from home:


For those unfamiliar with the language of strollers, this is how a stroller says, “It’s time for your five-year-old to walk.”

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Classics Spin #8 Lucky Spin Number

Today is the day! The Classics Club announced the lucky Spin number and it’s… 13 On my Spin list, that’s The Republic by Plato. I’m excited to have a Classical classic, but I was actually hoping for Plutarch’s Lives or Herodotus’ The Histories, but The Republic is a fine place to start. Now to clear a space on my […]

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I heard grace murmuring in my belly, a vibrating roar building as the wall of muscle tightened and tightened against the cushion of fluid and baby within. I heard the roar in my belly, forcing its way through my chest, my throat, and out of my mouth. I called and called as the sensation rolled within and […]

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Classics Spin #8

After skipping Classic Spin #7, I’m ready to try again and give Classic Spin #8 a try! The Rules (from The Classics Club, The Classics Spin #8): Go to your blog. Pick twenty books that you’ve got left to read from your Classics Club List. Try to challenge yourself: list five you are dreading/hesitant to […]

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Bookends: October 2014

I sit here listening to my candy-addled children climb all over their father, who’s gamely trying to read aloud a chapter from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s The Long Winter, and I realize that I have no idea where October went. I remember bits and pieces of it—a fun train trip to Washington, DC; my first “morning […]

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