deception

Life Before Us

Life Before Us

I got a little side-tracked with some other personal issues, but thank you so much for all your kind comments, FB messages and e-mails. Your love and…

No more love in his heart?

No more love in his heart?

I was raised in a family where the truth was irrelevant if it pertained to my adult role models or about my beginnings. With the not-so-pretty memories,…

The Unraveling of Half-truths

The Unraveling of Half-truths

Unfortunately, I had met my paternal grandfather, the one with the sparkling eyes and magical smile, only once as a child. Our connection was that my adoptive…

Not a Feather Lighter

Not a Feather Lighter

October 6th I don’t really think “the son” knew where I fit on the family tree as a relative from his father’s wife’s first family, but he…

The Bell Ringers

The Bell Ringers

October 5th My stepfather’s first wife’s obituary didn’t fill in any of the blanks to lead me closer to the whereabouts of their daughter, granddaughter, or son’s…

Revealing Losses

Revealing Losses

October 4th The will certainly revealed some of the losses in my stepfather’s life. Not only did his adult son pass away prematurely, but sadly, his 22-year-old…

The Lost and Found

The Lost and Found

October 3rd Several years ago, I stumbled upon some unclaimed property online with a high dollar value that appeared to be somehow connected to my stepfather. Most…

Bigger-Than-Life Fathers

Bigger-Than-Life Fathers

October 2nd I can still picture at the age of 6 standing up on the kitchen counter putting dishes away and singing, “Mommy is going to marry…

Where the tears come from…

Where the tears come from…

My friend, Matt was asking me today if I was going to write each day on my blog in November for NaNoWriMo. (National Novel Writing Month). I…

The Empty Pages

The Empty Pages

For those of you who are praying and following my story—so far, I’ve managed to piece together that my maternal grandmother by adoption had two brothers that…

  1. So sad, what a terrible experience. and I know it was only one of many for you. Love you friend!!!
  2. This fills me with sadness: “No child should have to continually try to make a parent love them.” What a tragedy that your mother was not able to accept love from you. My guess is that deep down, she didn’t feel lovable, and she had to cover that shameful fact up with a bunch of br…
  3. It’s insane that these findings were made but nothing was done about it. All these years later, you are still waiting for the wrongs to be righted.
  4. I love you❤
  5. I hope you are able to find more on the first chapters of your life. How twisty things became when people had to hide things…ugh. Sad.