alternate identity

Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at
Fri Jul 13 15:27:10 EDT 2001

>>because iirc Sally's around the same age and also a mother of
>>>  two and loves it.  (I didn't get that part wrong, did I Sallyo?)
>>Yes, I'm 43 with two grown kids. James is 20 and Teg 17.
>I feel queer, as if I'd met an alternate identity!  I'm 40, but my eldest is
>12, and I have lots of younger ones -- 11, 9, 7, 5, 3, 1 -- and I'm
>expecting.  It's mind-boggling to consider someone the same age who has done
>with the most time-intensive part of child-raising.  Like we're in different

I'm sort of in the middle, but I'm finding it a lot easier to imagine 
having a 20 y.o. than to imagine being pregnant. :)  Recently turned 
43 (so I still tend to think 42), and mine are 14 and 11.


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