I threw out my old toothbrush this week and got a new toothbrush. Even though this is a fairly regular occurrence, I forget in between new toothbrushes how lovely new bristles are against my teeth. It’s like making love to my mouth...
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Truman Day is a May 8th holiday meant to commemorate Harry S. Truman.  And not to diminish his work as the 33rd President of the United States, but… you know… we have a Truman too, named partly after Harry S. Truman and partl...
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The blogosphere has lost MLO to ovarian cancer. You know her, even if you don’t think you know her.  She coded the “room” for the blogroll.  She is why I give away one of my Purim baskets every year.  She is a long time...
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Welcome to the online book tour for The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption.  Grab a cup of coffee and prepare to think. We’re here today to discuss Lori Holden’s new book about open adoption.  Below are all the other stops on ...
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There are a lot of children in the blogosphere that I’ve known pre-conception.  I knew their parent(s) wanted to have them, and I read their parent(s) thoughts and feelings during the endless cycles or their adoption plan.  And the...
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Some of my best friends are spammers. They don’t hunch over computers in darkened rooms, far away from the reach of US authorities.  They’re just like you and me… well… maybe not like me since I don’t spam p...
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The thing is that everyone says after you admit that you don’t have your shit together, “oh my G-d, I didn’t know!  I totally thought YOU had your shit together.”  And then you’re like, “well, no, I me...
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If we write to say to the world, “I am here!” what does it mean if we’re not writing?  That we’re not here? ******* Where do we even go when we’re not here, wherever that figurative here is?  And if we’...
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Here’s the problem with book clubs.  You join one, and it seems like it’s going to be great.  And maybe the first book discussion or two is great.  But then you always end up reading something that you grumble through, that y...
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Have you ever wanted to jump straight into a book, getting to meet the characters and hangout in their world?  While I can’t give you that, I can give you the next best thing.  How about having your name as a fictional character in...
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