One can only imagine the suspicion, guilt and paranoia rampant in the tony neighborhoods of NYC today…..
A nanny found with what appears to be the self inflicted wounds of a suicide and two children stabbed to death….
Husbands are asking “what are you doing today?” with more interest than they have felt in years. Weighing a nicely shaped Pilates derrière against the safety of one’s children is a heavy burden. Stay at home Moms are wondering if Yoga mats are just as effective in a bedroom as in a Bikram studio.
Working Mother‘s anguish with their desire to have it all crashing into a sea wall of solidarity with women who have to work and revulsion at the the thought- “I should have found a Swedish, Irish, Polish [white] nanny.
Nannies with no job protection climb up out of the subway with the dwell on their White People Radar twisted over to 10- what does it mean: an effusive greeting, a canceled lunch, a sore back, a day off from work???
Door men long accustomed to ignoring afternoon visitors, drunken arguments, process servers and bruises weigh discretion against Christmas envelopes.
Dog walkers open apartments with trepidation and decide they will use the bathroom at Starbucks.
And lastly some physician- an MD just like the Mother has to wonder if this case is worse because the Mother is a Doctor, while the news practitioners have to wonder how fair they are to this story Ian’s the Father works for CNBC
and even worse —
of course maybe I’m a troll.