The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.
I was talking to my now mother in law about my adoption (which is really awkward for her) and trying to help her understand a little of what I had gone through and how wonderful it was for me. My mother in law is very loving and kind but she had never known anyone personally to have been on the “giving” end of the process.
My husband takes classes at the local University where he gets to know many walks of life. The other day he came home and told me about a conversation of which he was part. He told me of an early thirties woman who was married with two children. She was telling her classmates that she just found out she was pregnant and