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Bump on a Blog: Inexplicable Crying 

Published March 17, 2014 at 1:19 p.m. | Updated April 4, 2022 at 7:52 p.m.

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Driving to work the day after Winter Storm Vulcan dumped more than a foot of snow on Burlington, I slowed down to pass a delivery truck parked outside Barrio Bakery in the Old North End. I inched by just as the driver stepped down from the cab onto the icy road. Seconds later, his feet slipped out from beneath him and he slammed flat onto his back. I watched in my rear-view mirror as a man from the bakery rushed to help him. The driver just lay there, holding his head in agony. 

And then I started to cry. 

It's happened. I've reached the phase of pregnancy when everything brings me to tears. Granted, this guy took a pretty nasty digger. (I hope he's OK!) But I don't normally cry over the mishaps of complete strangers. 

Hormones are surely to blame. And lack of sleep. I've been crying over some pretty strange things lately. Here's a highlight reel:

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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Megan James

Megan James

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Megan James began writing for Seven Days in 2010, first as Associate Arts Editor. She later became an editor for Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT, and is currently a freelance contributor.

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