Thursday, August 25, 2005


Since I have not had time to watch Oprah this week (except Tuesday and that was a celebrity episode) I need to come up with my own crying fix. I just turned on my IPod Mini (thanks Citibank!) and the first song does the trick:

Abuelita, by Richard Shindell.

I guess grandmothers are on my mind this week since both Nutmeg's grannies have been pining for her. I could write a long, involved post about having a child creates all kinds of new family bonds in your life and reinforces old ones, and creates whole new neuropathies of obligation and guilt. But I am in that place where I am not supposed to be blogging, so I will just leave you with Mr. Shindell's lachrymose ballad.


Notta Wallflower said...

There are a couple of songs that bring a tear to my eye lately - "Daughters" by John Mayer and "Live Like You Were Dying" by Tim McGraw. I totally agree about motherhood strengthening family ties...

Hillary said...

I thought tightening family bonds would have been good for our family. However, I wasn't aware of how tight they would get!
Guilt is a powerful device that is used ALL THE TIME in our family, and I hate it. Now that we are having another, I kind of want to enter the Witness Protection Program.

Stop by my blog, I talk about this…alot.