Together as one

I know your life can go on without me, that you can be happy without me, that you can survive without me. But even if you turn me away, I will still choose to stay with you and be your sweetest stranger forever. -Unknown When this blog started I wasn’t sure when (if ever) I […]

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I won’t give up

Roundtable #39: Father’s Day Open Adoption Roundtable  This post is in response to the Open Adoption Roundtable discussion.  The forum asks to write to someone or some group in the adoption constellation. He was placed for adoption over seven years ago.  I was unaware the adoption took place until about three months ago.  My blog post (Murphy’s Law) discusses […]

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Look before you leap

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish”. –John Quincy Adams A few years ago I read a book by Brian Tracy about procrastination; the book, Eat That Frog, is written by Brian Tracy. Tracy raises the question, “If every day you knew you had to eat a frog […]

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Stepping up to the plate

About a month and a half ago, I received a phone call from a girl that I had dated for a short period, (over eight years ago and before I was married or even dating my current wife). Yes, eight years ago. We met during a time in our lives when we were both searching for something […]

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My reality before reality

Before I get to the nitty-gritty I would like to share a little background information. I am 33 years old and a proud father of three beautiful girls. My oldest is my step daughter (even though, I despise the word step) and she just turned eleven years old! Her mother and I met in 2005 when she was only four […]

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Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong….or will it?

Murphy’s Law. According to Wikipedia Murphy’s law is an adage that is typically stated as: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong”. Having lived my whole life with “Murphy” as my last name it was always easy for our family to chalk up any stroke of bad luck to Good ol “Murphy’s Law!” As […]

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