Category Archives: Vlog

Peace on Earth

It’s a tradition. During this season of contemplating peace and good will towards men (and everyone else) I offer you this short musical vlog.

To: You
From: My sisters and me (we of the very expressive eyebrows)
RE: Latin lesson: Dona Nobis Pacem.

Tami, Lori, Sheri

May you be granted peace and may you, in turn, grant it to others.


Lori Holden's book cover

Lori Holden, mom of a teen son and a teen daughter, blogs from Denver. Her book, The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole, is available through your favorite online bookseller and makes a thoughtful anytime gift for the adoptive families in your life. Lori was honored as an Angel in Adoption® in 2018 by the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute.

One-Woman Show

To find one of my evergreenest posts, you’d have to go back 6½ years, back to my early days of blogging in 2007. You’d think that said post would have to do with open adoption or chakras or Perfect Moment Mondays, or something that I’m known for writing about.

But you’d be wrong. What Google sends to me most aren’t people searching for “what causes adoption” or “which chakra is for sex” or “my husband’s panties” or “today show experts” or “% of marriages that end in divorce” (though all of these are in the running) — but this one:

you must pay the rent

Nearly 7 years later, I have added a short video to that very popular post. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Lori Lavender Luz starring in her 30-second one-woman, one-act, one-prop play!

I’ve spent years resolving my own victim tendencies (“the world is against me — look at all the proof I have”), as you can see from my latest post. The other two roles not so much.

So I ask you:

Is there a dramatic role you tend to play in your life — victim, hero, villain?