Category Archives: Adoption

Merry Christmas to All

I wish you and your family peace and joy as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. This year has been filled with many milestones for my family. 

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Happy Birthday, Grandma

Today would have been my mother-in-law’s 72nd birthday.  We lost her last year just before Christmas after a seven-year battle with a rare form of cancer called thymoma. 

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National Adoption Day

In honor of National Adoption Day, please enjoy this post originally published on August 12, 2010. Awhile back we were having some plumbing work completed in our hallway bath.  The plumber, an older black gentleman, and a friend of my husband, was … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Choose Life

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40 Days for Life Midpoint Rally

 Monday, October 11,2010 (Columbus Day), marked a significant milestone for 40 Days for Life. It was announced that 3,000 lives have been saved in the past three years due to the prayers, peaceful vigils, and community outreach of the 40 Days for Life … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 15

1. Last Saturday, my husband set up his second water barrel system complete with a new gutter, in the hope of catching enough water to fill both barrels (116 gallons) to water his fall vegetable garden.  By Monday, both barrels were … Continue reading

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In Praise of Adoption

My sister sent me this link.  It is an interview of Scott Simon , the host of NPR Weekend Edition, by Terry Gross on Fresh Air which aired today. Scott recently wrote a book entitled Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other, … Continue reading

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