Monthly Archives: August 2016

MY DAY: God-winks

This afternoon has been full of God-winks! Griffith and I delivered enrollment papers to Alter High School in. We did not realize two of the administrators would immediately clear their schedules to welcome us with such tremendous warmth, and enthusiasm. … Continue reading

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MY DAY: A chef in the house 

Ok. Maybe not a chef, but the boy can certainly grill delicious BBQ pork.  Griffith has made BBQ pork, twice, and it’s delicious.  I am not a fan of pork, but I’ve enjoyed it immensely.  I can cook.  I can … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Grandpa CooCoo

MIAGD: make it a great day “Grandpa CooCoo? Why’d you call that old man that name?” Standing in front of Leesons Department Store in Elwood, painting windows for the Panther Band’s trek to the Indiana State Fair, fellow band member, … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Forms & paperwork, oh, my….

Enrolling a child in a private school is far more extensive than public school.  For a moment, I wondered if I was buying property overseas, or going through another adoption home study.  And after five hours of solid paperwork, while … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Ziiiiiiiiiiiiip… What a week!

The week was fully charged.   As I’m on the threshold of my next week, I’m a mixture of elation, slightly fatigued, and eager to move on to the next phase of the adoption process: finalization.  After a whirlwind week … Continue reading

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MY DAY: ¬†The Last Lifeboat

Unlike the Titanic itself, playwright Luke Yankee‘s brilliantly conceived, THE LAST LIFEBOAT, produced by the ever reliable Dayton Theatre Guild, not only stayed afloat, it lifted out of the water.  All the planets and stars were aligned: playwright (who was in … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Instant love and trust

MIAGD: make it a great day Several times throughout the night, I feel one of the dogs rearrange their position.  Before long, the search for a new position ends with a slight body-slam against me, or a head draped across … Continue reading

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