“They’ve got to get themselves from being a single cell to a whole person complete with a full set of functioning body parts, without instructions or an allen key. Now that’s an achievement.”
Sugar and Spice . . .
Some people have a gift for asking the stupid question.
Such as, on your birthday: “Do you feel any older?”
Or on the return from your honeymoon: “How’s married life treating you?”
Or when your wife says: “What do you think of my new skirt?”
Or when your aunt hasn’t seen you in a while: “My, you’re tall, aren’t you?”
Being in the baby-making game does not exclude you from such wanton conversational stupidity. The question I was constantly asked during each of Meredith’s pregnancies was “What do you think you’re ...