You Amy be wondering why I’m posting about my purchasing a smart speaker that millions of people already have. There are two reasons for that: I hate Amazon; and I hate being spied on by devices. Sadly, my boycott of Amazon smart speakers has come to an end. Those who follow this blog and podcast… Continue reading I got An Alexa
Sadly, 2022 was not the best year. This recap of 2022 will discuss the bad and the good of my 2022.
This is me singing Silver Bells. I’m doing this one for the American Council of the blind karaoke show this week, because it’s my mom’s favorite holiday song.
My biological father doesn’t know about my blog. He didn’t give me permission to discuss him here. So, I will not provide any information that could identify him in this post. Sitting here about 48 hours after our meeting, I’m wishing I had reached out to him years earlier. Sometimes, it’s easy to let the… Continue reading I Met my Biological Father
I’m writing this post from Desiree, my fiancé’s, office in the middle of the night. I took six days off from work and have been enjoying time with Desiree in Texas.
One of the realities of adoption is that biological fathers get to hide. In most instances, very few people know they got a woman pregnant. Most people never know how they reacted when the woman they got pregnant told them of the pregnancy. If they get married after the pregnancy, their wife never has to… Continue reading Fathers Get to Hide
I haven’t written about it in years, but I was adopted. One of the earliest posts I published here briefly described why I was put up for adoption, my search for my mom, and our first meeting. Recently, I have been thinking about my experiences as an adoptee and the experiences Mom has lived as… Continue reading I Will Contact my Biological Father
On June first of 2021, I published I’m on Top of the World. At the time, I had been speaking to Desiree for five days. Writing On Top of the World, I knew my life was changing. I was having dreams of the life I always wanted but that too often seemed almost impossible.
A year ago at this time, Ufi had been injected with the sedative that was preparing him to be relaxed when the lethal injection forced him to take his last breath. Now, I still can’t believe he’s gone. I still can’t believe all he’s still doing for me. Most of all, I know Ufi would… Continue reading Dear Ufi a Year Later
There are times in every life when you know something momentous is happening to you. In those moments, you realize life will never be the same. Sometimes, they are tragedies. Sometimes, they are advancements. If you are truly lucky, they are dreams coming true.