rachel twelmeyer

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just 15 minutes

A couple years ago Spencer and I had the chance to meet some friends-of-friends while visiting New York. We were invited to the Nelsons’ (our friends’ friends) for brunch and we became fascinated by their life in a tiny apartment where their bed things were stacked in the bath tub, and the walls (and the […]


I knew I was pregnant before I took the pregnancy test. I’d had a negative result a few weeks earlier, but I was inclined to feel hopeful . . . because of my breasts. They ached and throbbed and seemed to let the cat out of the bag prematurely; I couldn’t sleep on my stomach, I couldn’t be […]