Wednesday, April 16, 2008

We now join a conversation in progress...

"So, if someone like, say, one of your sisters or someone we knew said they'd just give us a baby that they didn't want for some reason, could we say we had a home birth and register it as our own without actually going through all the adoption rigamarole? Would anyone find out? I mean, are people required to have midwives or someone official present at a home birth to verify who it actually had it?"

"I don't know - maybe you need to have blood tests or something to prove its yours."

"Oh. Yeah, maybe."

"But I was thinking the other day, what about if a spaceship crash landed..."

"And we found a baby like Superman in the wreckage and took it and raised it as our own?"

"Yeah. I mean, maybe then we could just keep it and register it as our...hang on, are we seriously trying to figure out the logistics of keeping an alien baby without going through proper adoption channels?"

"Uh, yeah. Yeah, we are."

"Well that's what you call complete desperation, isn't it?"

"Uh, yeah. Yeah, it is."


Catherine said...

You've stopped blogging about it, so it's hard to know what to say.

Ever see the movie, Grand Canyon? It could happen.

Brooke said...

Wow. I've had the same conversation in my own head. Seriously. How bizarre