12
JAN
2017

Adoption Quest, 10. The Newlyweds

My grandfather is getting married Saturday. He’s 89. I’ve not met the woman. I know her name, Barbara, but I don’t know her. My mom’s spent all of 4 hours with her. Some of my mom’s siblings have not met her. She’s got kids and her kids have kids, but we’ve not met any of them,...
03
AUG
2016

Adoption Quest, 6. The Wrong Kind of Honest.

White shirts or blue Shirts? Or black shirts? Black turtlenecks like Steve Jobs—American legend, innovator, and insanely rich white guy. Wait. Steve Jobs or Bruce Springsteen? Successful or relatable? Wrap your arms around these engines or get your thumbs on this touch screen?...
13
NOV
2014

Kicking and Screaming – Mother Munchkin

  Kicking and Screaming: My losing batter with Fatherhood.  Pt 2. Mother Munchkin.    When Mother Munchkin showed up to drop the child off with us, she did so in a frazzled furry. She was late for work, which she moaned about the need to keep doing now that she was a...