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Ahead of schedule, the adoptee-authored anthology Dear Wonderful You: Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth is now available in paperback format!

I’m very grateful to editors Diane Rene Christian and Mei-Mei Akwai Ellerman for inviting me to take part in this project. 94 more words


2015 Blake Harrison Memorial Star of Tomorrow Scholarship of the Virginia State USBC

Any graduating high school senior is eligible to apply for the Blake Harrison Memorial Star of Tomorrow Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to one female and one male and are renewable for an additional three years if the required GPA is met. 82 more words


So, this is a milestone. GULP.

Happy birthday to me! Today marks 40 years on this fine planet!!!

How lucky am I? Answer: Very.

A year ago I launched my 40×40 – a mini-bucket list of things I wanted to do before I turned 40. 2,182 more words

Friends & Life

Oh, The Places You'll Go

I was in extended pigeon pose (eka pada rajakapotasana) the other day during class and was thinking about the obstacles I’ve overcome and the motivation I found along the way to where I am now. 989 more words



People always say that it is good to have goals. Normally, they would say to set both long term and short term goals, that you can see yourself reaching one day. 287 more words

Profound Thoughts

Much To Do About Nothing but Still Worried

Well I did it! Today, I went to the public library and the junior high school of the town where I experienced so much bullying between the ages of ten and thirteen and gave them both a copy of “He Was Weird.” In both cases, the librarian and the school secretary were very welcoming towards my donation of the books and both graciously thanked me, accepting the books. 313 more words

In The Words Of Earl Nightingale...

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”