I was 42 weeks pregnant and my Dr. decided to induce. He started Pitocin on Thursday morning at 7 a.m. and cranked it up. I had the baby after 5 p.m., *Friday*, and when I did have him, they decided to use forceps on him to get him through the symphysis pubis. The Dr. could not get him out by forceps, so they put some… » 9/19/14 7:29pm Friday 7:29pm

I worked as a night auditor in a beach resort hotel, a counselor at an abortion clinic, a salesperson for Campbell's soup, and an R.N. as a home health care nurse in one of the poorest towns in America and where the KKK is infamous to have a strong presence, then to a max. security in Texas, then a federal… » 9/18/14 4:57pm Thursday 4:57pm

My son and I went to a shooting range through some Groupon thing (which also included Mexican food dinners and tequila tasting, though after the gun range) and all I could think of was that one of the yahoos in there, or the KIDS, would either go nuts and massacree everyone, or accidentally shoot us. It was as chaotic… » 9/17/14 2:29pm Wednesday 2:29pm

I threw out tons of old Architectural Digests years ago, but for some reason saved one: the one with The World Trade Center on the cover. (I have no ties to NYC and it wasn't a particularly good mag., 11/92, but I'm glad I didn't toss it. Don't have a thing to do with it now, though. :shrug: Just glad I have it.) » 9/16/14 7:47pm Tuesday 7:47pm