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“Go Home and Call (Make Peace with) Your Parents…”

It Didn’t Start With You by Mark Wolynn (2017) This is the book my son, Derek, gave me for my birthday, this year. Good choice. Thanks, son. . “Biological reality may be our inheritance, but it doesn’t have to be … Continue reading

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Adapting to Adoption

A Fairy Tale Once upon a time, there was a little child who needed a new family to keep her safe and secure. Then she was adopted. After some traumatic adventures, some good and some bad, she lived happily ever … Continue reading

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Pet Interactions

Here are a couple of stories that show how we interact with animals. Biting the Hand that Teases You In 1956, during the time my first sister was born, I was farmed out to the Duffs in New Lowell, Ontario. … Continue reading

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