Monthly Archives: July 2012

We Were…Penn State

Sigh. I woke up this morning to the NCAA press conference announcing the punishments for my alma mater and found myself agreeing with Dr. Mark Emmert, NCAA president, when he essentially said no one is happy about the penalty; there … Continue reading

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How Am I Supposed to Feel? A Poem of Thanks

Sometimes birth mothers do not feel noble or brave, but I think they are. ¬†You may recall that I am Italian and Irish, quite a deadly combo at times, so forgive me if this is too emotional for my more … Continue reading

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Connecting with Birth Mothers: Try to Stay “Clam”

When my firstborn went to college and we communicated almost exclusively by chat, I had one frequent typo from my rapid typing (not to be confused with rapid prototyping–but actually similar). I had typed “clam down” so often, instead of … Continue reading

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