“And I have no other explanation for how it feels to have given birth to a person and then spent a few days with them before letting them go other than that:
“It feels like being a mother probably feels every day. It felt like being a mother.”
Recounting in detail the four days of her life, What I Learned from Jane is the true story of how my first child, born with severe brain damage, renewed my awareness of spirituality and gave me a greater sense of purpose.
I met David over ten years ago, and ever since that time, I have never been alone. Never. Here, a short series describing how I made peace with partnership, even though I was doing just fine without it.
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“NELL: And they say college doesn’t prepare you for the real world.
“NELL: I wish it didn’t.
“RYAN: What a disappointment.”
The time: the fall of 1994. The place: a normal-looking community college campus in a medium-sized city, which is nevertheless populated with some truly quirky individuals. It is here that two college students decide to explore the meaning of life, and to peruse the nature of their relationship as well.
What they discover about what life is and what life is about is surprising, humorous and completely profound.