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Photo Post: Old

For this post-a-day photo post, I thought I’d share one of my favorite old photos. This photo shows my grandfather, Joe, with his first wife, my grandmother Norine. My grandmother died when I was 4. My grandfather died in 2005. This photo is one of my favorites because of the location. My grandparents are in … Continue reading

Thanksgiving In Pennsylvania

Happy Cyber Monday! Max, Jack, and I were all in Pittsburgh, PA for Thanksgiving, visiting Max’s parents. We had a lovely time! Well, for the most part. Jack was getting a little cranky at times, lack of sleep, lots of sugar, and all that noise. We arrived on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning. We only had a … Continue reading

Open Adoption Roundtable #12: A New Year

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on January 7, 2010. Republished here with permission. The Open Adoption Roundtable is a series of occasional writing prompts about open adoption. It’s designed to showcase of the diversity of thought and experience in the open adoption community. Call them resolutions, commitments, changes, or choices–how will you be … Continue reading

Adoption Carnival: Photos of Adoption

Adoption Carnival: Photos of Adoption

This post was originally published on AdoptionBlogs.com on November 4, 2009. Republished here with permission. Grown In My Heart’s Adoption Carnival III asks: What is your most treasured adoption photo (or two)? At the time of this writing, this is my favorite photo. You can see Jack, who is 7 months old. He’s sitting between … Continue reading

Super Bowl Pictures!

Pittsburgh won the Super Bowl! And here are the pictures from Gus & Jenn’s party. Jack was very well behaved, and really liked being able to yell, clap, and dance without anyone telling him to be quiet.  Current Location:home, Antioch, CA Current Mood: awake Current Music:The Office, in the other room Tags: pictures, pittsburgh steelers … Continue reading

This is My Life: Day Care

For the past 2 weeks, I have been researching, calling, Googling, emailing, interviewing, and schlepping to, day care/preschools. Just from the names that sounded nifty, I have 3 pages of listings. Where there were web sites, I visited them. I’ve now been to 6, and have 3 more scheduled to visit, plus a few more … Continue reading

Why My Son Is Bald

On July 11, my son’s hair looked like this: Unruly, yes, but CURLY! Such beautiful, lovely curls! Then Daddy took him for a hair cut on July 12…. My son is BALD! Daddy let the barber SHAVE JACK’S HEAD! Mommy came downstairs, saw Jack, and was speechless. “What did you to his head?” she asked … Continue reading

Brief Update

Jun. 29th, 2007 at 12:30 AM Last night, with the help of nppyinzer and spellbinding, I applied for a blogging position at adoptionblogs.com. I really hope it’s something that comes to fruition. I want to be writing for a purpose again. I’m in the learning phase of building a scrapbooking business. I found a couple more services … Continue reading

1000 Words That a Picture is Worth

I just ordered 670 photos. That adds up to $143.94, including tax and shipping.* That would be 5 months worth of photos, plus a few from last year that I need to complete Jack’s baby book. I’m on September 2006 now. I just never seem to get anything done. But I did update Jack’s web … Continue reading