That moment when the party ended but the drunk girl is still dancing on the table…

That was the feeling I had about 2016 when it's yearly horror decided to boil over to 2017 thanks to my adoption agency who decided, in all their wisdom, to send me a wordy email at 10:50pm announcing their closure effective end of year.  Sooooo in an hour from when I received the email.  I'm not … Continue reading That moment when the party ended but the drunk girl is still dancing on the table…

“Self-Pity Party of One, Your Bed is Ready”

The holidays are quickly approaching, christmas songs have made their way into every store, every radio station and every tv commercial.  We have completed opening day of Christmas aka Thanksgiving, which by the way gets shorter and shorter every year with stores opening before momma takes that bird out of the oven.  It's ironic that … Continue reading “Self-Pity Party of One, Your Bed is Ready”

Happy National Adoption Month

Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. The main focus of this month is mainly children adopted from the foster care system or currently in it, however it does seldom include the choice of adoption in general, be it foreign or domestic.  Jody Landers said it best with this quote "A child born to … Continue reading Happy National Adoption Month

“Sure life, kick us while we are down, its cool”

So there is a few things you don't anticipate when trying to adopt.  Things you never planned for come up, so you roll with the proverbial punches but then suddenly life shows up like the uninvited grabby drunk guest at your daughter's quincieañera, craps all over the party and walks away.  That's a pretty accurate analogy....trust me … Continue reading “Sure life, kick us while we are down, its cool”