Saturday, August 3, 2013

From the inappropriate files ...

We got into the elevator after the PBG's first doctor's appointment and ended up sharing the space with an elderly man who looked at the bundle in her car seat and cooed.

"How old is she?" he asked.
"Four days," Chuck answered.

I remembered, then, that Oh! We have a baby! Babies attract attention. Sometimes people smile and look at the -- 

"Thank you for not having an abortion," the man said, a sneak attack that left no time for a response -- if a response to such a thing is even possible*.

* Actually, there are plenty of possible responses. But it takes days, and plenty of retellings, to come up with them.

2 comments:

Abby - Bright Yellow World said...

WHAT THE ACTUAL F---?!?!?!???

People are often The Worst.

Sproactually said...

Something to start planning for...

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/04/automobiles/baby-bmw-takes-on-an-entirely-new-meaning.html?hpw&_r=0