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It’s That Day Again…

We didn’t do Mother’s Day per se, at least not like it’s done today. We’d say Happy Mother’s Day at the breakfast table while eating the breakfast mom cooked.  All Sunday breakfasts were special, we weren’t having oatmeal (or ‘mush’) and fruit for starters, like we had weekday mornings, and it was better than Saturday when we’d get non-sweetened cold cereal (that we saw as a weekly treat) and fruit.  Sunday’s, we’d have either pancakes or waffles (sometimes with hot blueberry sauce for syrup), or eggs and toast and fruit, sometimes even hot fruit on toast (you probably have no idea what that is, or how yummy that was). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Wake Up Texas

By Shadow…

It has been over 10 years, since I, first, became involved in the fight for adoptee rights. All those years ago, I did not realize that what I had gained so easily, was a luxury to other adoptees. Sure, I had a hereditary eye disease, that would cause my total blindness, as my ace in the hole, and the knowledge of my biology handed me on a silver platter, but what was the big deal. Well, I would soon find out. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 13, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Asking adoptees what their parents did wrong or right posts

We’ve all seen the questions posed that way by prospective and adoptive parents.  The intent is so this generation of adoptees grow up with mindful parents… Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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My story was two separate stories, one told, one not…

Last May, I wrote about being thankful my adoption story wasn’t open for public consumption.  In that post I wrote this: Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Keeping the truth from your children…

Recently, I became interested to know why people who use donor eggs or sperm don’t want their children to ever know, so I started searching for the reasons, and started listening to the why’s, the fears, the antics used to make sure their child will never know.  I must confess not one excuse/reason was valid to me.  The lengths they go to cover it up shocks me more.  And it seems to boil down to fear they won’t be seen as real more than any other reason. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Squirrel…

A picture of squirrel was in my FB feed today.  It made me smile.  So what does a picture of a squirrel have to do with adoption? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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