"Should we do it now?”
“I don’t know, should we?” said another.
“What’s going on?” I asked.
“Oh, we’re going to meet Joan Didion,” said Carolyn Kellogg, the LA Times book blogger.
“Come.” And not wanting to miss out, I followed her, and we stood in a line next to a table where a very, very tiny woman sat, wearing sunglasses and a lilac scarf. We were introduced, we each shook her hand, and then I snuck away to take a picture of her back with my iPhone."
“When the baby comes out, even the people who love you the most and know you so intimately, the first question they ask is, ‘Is it a girl or a boy?’” says Witterick, bouncing Storm, dressed in a red-fleece jumper, on her lap at the kitchen table. “If you really want to get to know someone, you don’t ask what’s between their legs,” says Stocker.