Adoptee Life

My experiences as an adoptee who searched for and found my birth family and general information about adoptee rights and stories.

The Holidays Approacheth

The Holidays Approacheth

my Willow girl I’m wondering what kinds of traditions people have for the holidays? Especially anyone who doesn’t have their family nearby. Fortunately, most of the people who read this blog don’t appear to be in that situation. My family has traditions like measuring noses to see whose nose is the biggest. It’s not mine!…

A Birthday Poem

It’s my sister SB’s birthday today so I did my best to write a birthday poem. Sis, it’s not the same as getting a poem from Dad, but I hope you know it comes from the heart and that I’m thinking of both of you today. She’s a wiley coyote With mischief in her eyes….

Send Me an Angel

Send Me an Angel

“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much.” — Mother Teresa I should be working on my story, I know, but I have some things on my mind that I need to get out first. It’s been a rough week. Things happen behind…

Remembering My Mom

Remembering My Mom

It’s been two years since my Mom died. It seems like she’s been gone a lot longer than that. Maybe because the last couple years of her life, the Mom I knew seemed to be fading away. Although, my Mom hasn’t consistently had one way of being. The Mom I see in photos before I…

You Call This a Vacation?

You Call This a Vacation?

I’m not happy, I’m cheerful. There’s a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them.— Beverly Sills (1929-) American Opera Singer Last Monday morning I was cleaning up manure and I must have gotten distracted, which happens quite often to me….