What do snow and adoption have in common?...

Mar 24, 2013 by

Snow It is Spring in Ohio.  Temperatures on the official first day of Spring were around freezing.  Weather forecasters reminded us that one year ago, the temperature on the first day of Spring was in the 70’s. Yesterday, I enjoyed walking in the sunshine with only a light jacket.  Spring was in the air.  Today?  Today it snows.  We’re told to expect up to ten inches of the fluffy white stuff before this storm passes through. I’ve seen a lot of moaning and complaining about this late winter storm on Facebook.  I haven’t joined in.  Why?  It’s NOT because I love Winter. I am more than ready to walk barefoot in the grass and to soak up the warmth of the sun.  I’m ready to see the Spring flowers bloom.  And I’m definitely ready...

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Book Review: And Then I Found You...

Mar 12, 2013 by

Over the past several months, I’ve been lost in a world of time travel, 18th century Scotland and America, romance, drama, action and sex.  All thanks to Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series.   I recently discovered this series of seven very long books and I’ve been obsessed.  While I’m waiting on book eight to be released later this year, my reading list is looking a little more varied.   The Outlander series has an adoption story line, 18th century style.  Though adoptees are a minority, adoption is a theme that seems to come up a lot in fiction.  Or maybe I’m just drawn to adoption-related books…    And Then I Found You is a novel centered on adoption.   I recently received an advance reading copy of this book from Goodreads.  (The book is scheduled to...

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