Archive for the Forever Tag

So Doctor. . .About That EFFING Stick Figure. . .

So if you recall from last post, the Pediatrician encouraged me to show Mac how to draw stick figures. Male and female stick figures. It’s apparently vital to his development, well-being, and success as an adult. Or something. Here’s my stick figure story: When I was in grade school, there was this girl Susie.  She was really cool because she
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Reluctant Mother’s Book Ban

When I was in middle school, I became aware of the Judy Blume Book Forever.  (Oversimplified synopsis: it deals with teenagers having sex). I grew up in a small town and folks tended to lean towards the conservative.  In fact, the local cable TV station owners were so conservative, they refused to carry MTV as a channel offering.  To this
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