Recipes With Tomatoes Needed

It’s started… The great tomato abundance of 2020. At least something good will come out of the crazy that is this year! So far and besides eating them I have started with canning crushed tomatoes I’m not sure if I have the brain power yet to branch...

Love The Skin You’re In

This is a picture of my son tanning himself in our backyard. To you it’s only another teenager trying to get a nice summer glow. To me, it’s an acceptance of a skin color…his own. He was raised thinking that the skin he wore was wrong. As if you can...

THE TOMATOES ARE COMING!!!

I know I totally skipped talking about the gardens in July but there are a couple things I have learned. First, as much as I want to be a community builder, the dirt in my back yard is WAY better than the community garden. I still recommend doing it if your city has...
I Don’t Always Like You

I Don’t Always Like You

I do not always like you.  I will always love you but there are times that I just plain do.not.like.you.  I know there are times when you don’t like me either.  That’s fine. That’s fair.  Neither one of us knew how this was going to play out when it...
We are not the bad guys!

We are not the bad guys!

As an adoptive mom, I am sickened by a rumor going around that one person in an office somewhere is attempting to stop international adoption. The rumor is in fact true and this person is succeeding. In four years, it will be an unavailable option in the US and no,...
Remebering The Why

Remebering The Why

Day by day, step by step. That’s what our adoption journey is. Some families have an easier time adapting. Some have a harder. Our journey is our own and it is getting easier. Today, I remembered the “why”. Because they didn’t ask to be...