Catching Up – Part 3

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I’m back…finally! So much for the statement at the beginning of my last blog entry about posting at least once a week. But I have a good reason, actually two, that will give you a little insight…Jim and I have had the kids for almost four months now! Yes, they’ve been placed with us permanently, […]

Playing Catch Up (part one)…

It’s been a while since we’ve done a post, what with the holidays (always a good excuse!), planning a wedding, getting things ready for my play reading, “In the Fold,” and continuing our preparations for the children…who has time to write? But because our dear friend Chuck, who has¬†gently¬†been nudging us, I’m finally sitting down […]

Meeting For the Very First Time

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Before Jim and I made our final decision about the prospect of becoming the foster/adoptive parents of Ronald and Angelica, we thought it was important (and smart of us) to meet them first. Even though they are my niece and nephew I had never met them before. We coordinated the visit with the social worker […]

A Little History

In early May 2009 I received a letter from the Department of Social Services–Children’s Services of Washoe County (covering Reno, Nevada) asking me to contact a social worker about an URGENT matter! As soon as I saw “Department of Social Services” on the return address of the envelope I was pretty sure this had something […]