I don’t think they thought this through.
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by TAO
4d ago
The tweet below is why I’m writing this post, I also clicked the link below the tweet, a clip of that post is shown below the tweet. I’m sure you all know what caught my interest – “legal fiction”… And, I’m guessing Catholic Charities Adoption Services will be trying to figure out how to spin ..read more
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Happy New Year!
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by TAO
2w ago
I don’t believe I’ve ever done NY Resolutions, although with my creaky old brain, who knows. The two of us did have a lovely Christmas and New Years, one worth repeating. For Christmas Dinner husband had a Pot Roast with all the trimmings. I had the potatoes, vegies, Yorkshire pudding and gravy from the Pot ..read more
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Another Adoption Service Provider seems to not know Adoption History.
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by TAO
3w ago
“Once upon a time–we’re talking about the years up to the early ’80s-–secrecy and lies was the name of the game in adoption.” “This is how it worked: Expectant parents who had “out-of-wedlock” babies were forced to give them away and then told to go on with their lives without knowing what became of their ..read more
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The Year 2022 is almost done and 2023 almost here.
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by TAO
3w ago
We had the Christmas we wanted, very quiet just the two of us plus the two cats. We also didn’t decorate because of the two cats. Tonight we are going to order Chinese food and pick it up, same thing we used to do before the pandemic happened for New Years. We’d do it to ..read more
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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
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by TAO
1M ago
Good Morning my Friends! We have had snow and even more snow, and now, freezing rain – oh yay. The backyard is full of birds looking for a meal and fresh water, so many different birds, they’ve already eaten copious quantities of shelled redskin peanuts and shelled sunflower seeds, plus 4 packs of suet because ..read more
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Right to end your adoption?
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by TAO
1M ago
Adoptive Parents have the right to annual the adoption, so why don’t Adult Adoptees have the same right? Gregory Luce @adopteerights is the author of the article below that made me start musing on the subject: Adoptee Rights And Adoption Annulment Since I read that article I’ve been pondering on this subject, although I can’t ..read more
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Bits and Bobs
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by TAO
1M ago
Also known as Odds and Ends on this side of the pond. First Up: The other day I went on Ancestry to see if there was any new hints in my main trees; ended up deciding I’d finally try to do Mom’s tree again. I’d obviously forgotten why I’d given up doing that tree in-depth ..read more
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Secrets Part Two
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by TAO
1M ago
Most who have been here for awhile know CB, she made a comment on the post Secrets. A comment that expands on different comments made on the WAPO article that I wrote about in the above post, and one in particular from an AP. (that was hard to explain without me ending up confused.) Anyway ..read more
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Secrets
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by TAO
2M ago
Every once in a while I read the advice columns on Washington Post or in the New York Times. Today, I’m doing laundry so I went and scrolled through the columns and found this one in WAPO Ask Amy. Dear Amy: Fifty-five years ago, when I was young and stupid, I had a child out ..read more
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Loved this article by an adoptee
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by TAO
2M ago
“Here we go again. Those four words pop into my mind every November, like an annual calendar reminder set to go off with a cartoon “boing.” November is National Adoption Month, and as an adopted person you might think we’re all a bundle of anticipatory excitement, planning the kegger and booking the cover band.” Mardi ..read more
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