Category Archives: Adoption

My corner of the sky…

Everything has its season Everything has its time Show me a reason and I’ll soon show you a rhyme Cats fit on the windowsill Children fit in the snow Why do I feel I don’t fit in anywhere I go? … Continue reading

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Baby's First Christmas…

  I don’t know when I have had a more wonderful Christmas! Very early Friday morning, the boys, Flyer and I headed westward, arriving in Elwood at 11:00am. Jose and Mother followed Quintin and I, and by 12:30pm we were pulling … Continue reading

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Moving on…

It is 14-degrees, and the air has a brutal, bitter bite. I delivered Jose to his National Guard drill at 7:30am, and the sky was heavy with frost. Last night I taught a pre-adoption class at ACTION Adoption Services, and … Continue reading

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The Pepsi Generation gives way to the Cell Phone Generation

Once upon a time I was a part of The Pepsi Generation. Now, honestly, I have no idea what that meant, but as a young child, the commercials told me I belonged to this exclusive fraternity of young, vibrant individuals. … Continue reading

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Petroglyphs, Old Town & Zoo…

The adventure began at 9:00am this morning as we crossed to northwest Albuquerque to hike through Petroglyph National Park – a dead volcano with 6000 year old Native American drawings on the rocks. The two hours of hiking was so enjoyable, … Continue reading

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Went and climbed a mountain…

By the time I finished blogging, and uploading photos, it was 12:30am here in New Mexico. However, I was wide awake at 4:30am Ohio time (2:30am NM time). Around 9:00am Jose and I were fully stirring, and planning the day. … Continue reading

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Crossroads…

Since my days at Ball State University, I have always marveled at the many individual journeys that meet at particular crossroads throughout our lives. Crossroads are exciting! We never know when certain fellow travelers will cross our own path, joining … Continue reading

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