Friday, March 20, 2009

Everyone is Pregnant

Is there something* in the air? No less than four of my good friends are pregnant. Of course these fine young women are off married in other states. Is this a suburban** vs. city thing? Or is it just the whole world against NYC thing?

Are we all destined to continue a prolonged adolescence in New York where we don't want to get married until 30 if even then or have babies until 35+?

So many questions remain unanswered. Like how they're figuring out to pay for school for their unborn, and how I'm trying to figure out how to pay for school***...for myself****.

*My choice not to use "semen" instead of "something" proves that I am actually mature.

**My choice to use "suburban" even those these lovely girls live in Seattle, Philly and Jersey proves that I have finally succumbed to the wave of pretension around me, and therefore am not mature, and am simply, a pompous jackass who thinks NYC is the end-all be-all of the world.

***My choice to apply to schools everywhere except New York proves that I am less of a jackass than previously thought.

****Less of a jackass, maybe. But no less selfish....hey no one's going to make my life cool for me. It's up to me to do that now. And you know, I promise when I have a baby I'll spoil it rotten. Until then, there are plenty (about to be) around to teach me how.


Anonymous said...

I blame spring!

J said...

wait... NYC isn't the end-all be-all of the world?

K said...

Oops, I meant be-all, end-all.

Anonymous said...

As a small town America adoring mother of two who is in complete and utter love with NYC, I wish I had lived there when I was young and unattached, I am thrilled for you that you can, and when you do have children, they will be all the richer for your experience as a resident of the be-all, end-all of the universe. Someday, if you wind up in Suburbia with your 2.5 children and 8 dogs like me, you can look back on your days in NYC as a lovely extended vacation that most of us only dream about. It is the brass ring of youth and decadence and the memories last forever. Good luck with your future parenthood--it really is the ultimate prize.

2esmom said...

Signing off,