Monthly Archives: February 2009

8th Grade Hell: a Bullying Incident

After I wrote my adoption post a couple of weeks ago I started thinking over my other memories on the subject. I came up with one that’s more about bullying than adoption. It was the culminating event in a long … Continue reading

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Love: It’s Better Than a Sharp Stick in the Eye

Before I delve into my Valentine’s Day post, I’d like to take a moment to honor my state’s sesquicentennial. Happy 150th birthday, Oregon! You don’t look a day over 4.5 billion. And now, our featured attraction! Just about three years … Continue reading

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The Realities of Being Adopted

When you’re adopted, you lose certain rights. The right to a real birth certificate. The right to blood relatives. The right to the truth about your entry into the world. The right to your medical history. The system is designed … Continue reading

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