Posts for Adoption

The Cactus

General/Column June 19, 2017

Annalie sits across from me, dipping her plump two-year-old fingers in yogurt and stacking sliced grapes on top of her…

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On the Path to Hope–Second Place Winner

General/Column May 15, 2017

Days after the orphanage, at three, she sat on my lap, head against heart, drifted to sleep. Her hand went…

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Happy Mother’s Day – to Both my Moms!

General/Column May 14, 2017

They say that we don’t stop growing until the day we shut our eyes, and that includes fortitude and courage….

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Attachment Disorder–Honorable Mention

General/Column May 8, 2017

He walked alongside me, sneakers sneaking and spy eyes detecting the tiniest of insects buzzing in the grass. We carefully…

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