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What I'm Reading and Thinking About This Week

Here’s the stuff that got me thinking this week! Yay!

What Do You Really Mean When You Say “Basic Bitch”? (NY Mag)

This phrase is everywhere these days, and whenever I hear it, I get a little uncomfortable.   904 more words

Books And Reading

The Package

Since June, I’ve been wrestling with the emergence of Hope’s biological extended family finding us. The irony of their emergence is that I had initiated my own search of them a mere six weeks before. 636 more words



Silly me

Thought you cared

Silly me

Thought you loved

Silly me

Thought it would be different

Silly me

Fooled again

It seems as though I played the part of the fool once again. 295 more words

Hard Times

Struggle Sundays

I struggle with Sundays. To some degree I have always struggled with them because I get anxious about starting the new week. A good chunk of the day is usually spent in church; another chunk on grocery shopping. 443 more words


Adopting While Black

“Black folks – Is it insulting to think about raising a white child?”

Great question posed by Angela Tucker in a recent blogpost entitled, “ 1,136 more words

African American Adoption

The stuff that nobody understands, but God...

Hey babies,

I woke up with you on my mind this morning because I felt that some of you are hurting and in despair because you really believe that no one cares and no one is there. 1,295 more words


Book Review: Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling by Lucy Frank

Chess is newly sick and isn’t sure what it is.  Stuck in the hospital after a traumatic episode in front of the boy she likes, she’s dealing with intense pain, intense embarrassment, and an uncertain diagnosis.   292 more words

Books And Reading