Angel Belle was alive during the entire delivery process. My wife felt her kicking throughout. Her heartbeat was strong. And then it was not. After being delivered, Angel Belle took a single breath while her heartbeat slowly faded.
My review of Broadway's "I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers," the one-woman play starring Bette Midler, was published by indiewire's Thompson on Hollywood.
Get into a verbal fight on Facebook, and I still have to see you in our elevator the next morning. I'm all for embracing awkward moments, but not when that initial verbal brawl is seen, and judged, by my republican-minded in-laws. It is far easier agreeing to avoid heated political debates with people I love than to risk damaging a lifelong relationship because I felt snarky that day. There's not enough Advil in Duane Reade to take on that battle.