Archive for September 2010

Trapped in Nepal - Bring Candice and Antara Home

In the beginning of the year, Candice Warltier emailed me and asked if she could be a co-blogger on Portrait of an Adoption.  She explained that she was a single woman who was trying to adopt a baby from Nepal.  I welcomed her aboard because she would be able to speak about aspects of adoption... Read more »

Is Seven the New Eleven?

When Katie was a toddler, I viewed the teenage years as something to contend with far in the distance.  Now I’m not so sure.  It started this summer, when she came home from Arts Camp and asked me to buy a Taylor Swift song from iTunes.   Taylor Swift?  Just a few weeks ago, Katie... Read more »

Happy Birthday, Katie!

How good and sweet the New Year is.   Today we celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  Tomorrow we celebrate Katie’s seventh birthday.   Seven years since M labored to bring our daughter into the world.Seven years since I heard her first cry.Seven years since I first looked into her eyes. It will be... Read more »