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September 13, 2017

A friend of mine is expecting, but she doesn’t know what. Let me rephrase.

A friend of mine is about to become a grandparent. This is not a surprise, or remarkable. She surely understood the trajectory from the beginning of this adventure, that children will grow up and eventually, in many cases, pair up and procreate. This has been going on for a while now.

My perspective as an observer isn’t a surprise, either. I’m aware that I entered this particular stage of life a few years ago, a stage when my contemporaries stop being rational human beings and start shopping for stuffed anima...

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