Secrets and Lies

If there was just one thing I could change – ranking #1 on the long list of things that drive me absolutely crazy in adoption – is society’s acceptance of secrets and lies as being inherent to the system and indeed “good” for the parties involved. Normally, this happens in relation to what the adoptee […]

Adoption “Art”

One morning I spotted a link on social media about local photographer Jane Ammon, and her series featuring foreign-born adoptees entitled, “The Clothes They Came to Us In.” The emotions I feel when confronted with things of this ilk churned as I read the page littered with “cute,” “beautiful,” and “You’re so wonderful for doing […]