Tales From the Crib - Curve Magazine - May 2008 - USA Curve Magazine / May 2008 / Tales From the Crib; Edit Module. Tales From the Crib. By Elizabeth Stark. Published: 2008 06:21 PM. My sons are 7 months and 3 months old. The number one question strangers ask when I explain that my partner gave birth to one and I gave birth to the other four months apart is: “Did you mean to do that?” I Tales from the crib: Looking at life from behind bars Today, an empty hospital crib transported me from 2004 back to the 1940s, to a time when my family and friends feared my life would not be worth living. They were wrong, and my life mission has been to testify to the unexplainable contribution made by people with disabilities, to tell the world that in some mysterious way, God tucks His Glory in human brokenness.