So, since you wanted to know, no, Hannah’s adoption did not go through earlier this week. The judge didn’t show up. But this was vexing enough to prompt a column. Two of them, actually. And anytime I can get a column out of a day’s events, it’s not so bad. Stay tuned to this blog’s other side.

And since I’m sure you always wanted to know this, and it’s totally related, women with curvy hips are said to be more likely to deliver intelligent children. This, because hip fat is high on Omega-3 fatty acids that develops the brain. I’m not making this up. But it sounds a bit … fishy.