My brother, an honourary Sperm Palace Jester who is even wearing a pomegranate-coloured string in solidarity, sent me this email this afternoon:
Elvis Costello and Diana Krall are expecting twins.
Krall, 41, says, "I'm not kidding. I have twins on my mother's side as well. We know (the sex) and everyone's been asking me, but we're keeping that private because we just want to have something for ourselves."
WHAT ARE YOU HIDING, DIANA KRALL? WHAT ARE YOU HIDING!
Which I found very amusing. The likelihood of having natural twins peaks between 35 and 39. She's a little after the peak. Not ruling it out. Just curious since she's not saying that she didn't do treatments. She's not actually saying they're natural. She's just commenting that twins run in her family. There are twins on my mother's side of the family too. Maybe that should become my little coy catchphrase instead of "no, actually I did fertility treatments." Since...my catchphrase tends to make cashiers gulp and Diana Krall's sounds more golly-gee-whiz. And I'm trying to be a more golly-gee-whiz girl myself, instead of the kind that make people gulp. And quickly bag my purchases.