New Kid On The Block

She's not particularly new to me. I've known her since that dreaded period of life we call Middle School. We've painted the town a few colors in our day.

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(Despite appearances, we do not have a skin condition in our navel region. Those are lips. Duh.)

Now, we're moms. But, while I planned neither of my children, ('planned' is such a strong word--I wanted the hell out of them, just not planned by me, so much) she's planned for and expecting her fifth. Seems she digs the babies.

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If you want to find out what a former (I prefer retired) French and English teacher, mildly-crunchy, cloth-diapering gal, binging up her brood in a reddish state as a cycling widow finds fun to blog about, pop your butt over to The Blog of Clay, and meet my friend, Hillary.

Shit, she's already posted more than I have this year.
And she has better hair.