Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Rumination from Feathered Infidelities

In writing my January EVM column, I found myself considering a 2010 bird study that makes me wonder what the shifting partnerships of Baby Boom mating has done to the kids. In true Baby Boom style, however, I end up making the rumination about me -- a Boomer on my second marriage, with no biological kids, contemplating monogamy and my place in the flock. Click here for the whole piece.


Teddy Robertson said...

Birdwatching is wonderful for this older couple too. I never would have watched birds when I was younger with my first husband. We seemed to be busy working out the dystopia instead of making a sturdy nest.

Macy Swain said...

Thanks, Teddy. One fervantly hopes the nesting pleasures survive and more than balance out the dystopia.