Gilligan, The Department of Homeland Security and Haiti

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I know I’m providing hints at how old I am, but how many of you remember the song that starts the TV sitcom, “Gilligan’s Island?” Especially when it comes to the part about the “three hour tour” that lasted way longer? In 2017, the acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security went to visit […]

My Story, My Life……

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For those of you who know me closely, you know that 2018 has been, shall we say, rocky.   For those who don’t know me as well, stay tuned.   I’m going to be talking about my story and what it all means. This quote from TobyMac is my hope and dream as I share my story […]

“Yes” “No” and “Huh?”

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As my doctor told me (but in a different context). “It’s complicated.” “There’s nothing to say about Haiti.” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/goodletters/2018/04/how-can-i-speak-of-haiti/

A Betrayal

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This is a long read, but an important story.    I’m not going to say much about it other than to urge you to read (or watch it for yourself…….) TJV “The choice to turn an informant like Henry over to ICE has consequences far beyond his individual case. If gang members can’t receive protection […]

A Trans-Racial Parent Speaks Out

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That’s what we’re called.  Parents who have children who are of a different race than they are – whether it is through adoption or through interracial marriage, I don’t think it matters.   It’s different.  It’s different because you straddle two worlds.  You are in one world, your child(ren) are often in another world.   Sometimes those […]