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I have been looking for a scrawny, brown boy with long curly hair. It is 2016 and I know he still has dimples, even as a teenager. I imagine him with glasses, carrying a book, standing at a bus stop surrounded by a crew of friends. I know that he will never be wanting for friendship. He is the most social, the most likeable little boy ever. Read the rest of this entry »
Our intent in keeping a blog was to document our experiences in being parents. It started with foster care training and then placement of a frail nine month old boy who we cared for and loved and after three and half years said goodbye to. That part of our story seemed to have a beginning, middle and end. The reality though is his story has not ended. We continue to experience his departure over and over, sometimes more than once a day. It has been harder than I even imagined. Read the rest of this entry »
One day I spent time in the arboretum Read the rest of this entry »
My wise mother told me that at this time we shouldn’t go out and make any big decisions. And when did I ever listen to my mother, so we went out and bought a car! Long had I been scheming to make this purchase. When a mechanic confirmed that our trusty VW was on its last legs, a certain reluctant person in the house, caved. Isn’t she pretty? Read the rest of this entry »