When we were in Aruba, I took a picture of the girls as they clambered into the arms of a large tree. As they played in the branches, I remembered the poem, “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein (I have included the poem at the end of this blog as well as a link to Read More →

When I was a professor, I got rather tired of hearing from my students that they wanted to have children young enough, for some this meant late teens, so they could run after them, unlike the “old ladies” giving birth today! I wish I could say that these types of comments were unusual, or that only Read More →