I was once driving through a small country town, late at night, in a car full of male professional wrestlers. We passed two young women walking down the street and, seemingly of one mind, the wrestlers rolled down their windows and began yelling comments (this was a long time back and I can't recall exactly what they… » 7/22/14 2:24pm Tuesday 2:24pm

For Katie's fourth birthday, her Auntie Ann gives her a Power Princess sword (a hurried impulse buy from Toys R Us - Katie doesn't need to know that, but Katie's Mommy side-eyes her sister-in-law as the wrapping falls away). The sword is pink and made of soft, rounded plastic, and something inside it makes a soft,… » 7/17/14 5:39pm 7/17/14 5:39pm

The (adult) children in this family have a complex of health issues including intellectual handicaps. They walk on all fours because at least some of them also have a congenital condition that makes it difficult for them to balance while standing upright. There's a suggestion that some of the younger children may… » 7/17/14 11:46am 7/17/14 11:46am