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Do You Really Want that Post to go Viral?

June 10, 2014

Fame and fortune can be yours! People will stop you on the street for your autograph! Store clerks will covertly point at you, asking each other, “Is that really her, the brilliant mind behind that brilliant blog?” Your bank account will grow as more and more people hang on every word you write! You’ll soon […]

Seven (And I Don’t Mean the Creepy Brad Pitt Movie)

May 11, 2014

I’ve always loved seven, or, as Brad Pitt might type, se7en. It’s prime. It’s imbalanced, yet sturdy. It’s grounded but reaching. Other than zero, it’s the only digit that requires more than one syllable. Seven is special. I feel the same affinity for the number 7 that I do for the letter L. I lo7e […]

Book giveaway and other stuff

June 15, 2013

Have you been wanting to read The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption but can’t cough up $85 for it (what the…!?)? I don’t know why someone would charge that when Amazon is selling the hardback for just over $26 and the Kindle edition for just over $16. But this is even better. The winner of […]

What I Learned About Openness in Adoption By Writing a Book on Open Adoption

May 11, 2013

Happy blogoversary to me! Six years ago today I popped my blogging cherry with a short post about my intent to join the Barren Bi+ches Book Brigade. We were soon to discuss Peggy Orenstein’s fabulous Waiting for Daisy, and that book tour turned out to be my entrĂ©e into the ALI (Adoption/natal Loss/Infertility) community. I’ve […]

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