Archive for December 2012

Newtown Shootings: Integrating Shock and Sadness into Ongoing Family Life

I am not often afflicted with writer’s block, yet I have been unable to put pen to paper since Friday in terms of writing coherently about Newtown. The images have been too terrible for words.  I have kept the TV news off (not hard to do, since we never have a television on anyway), and... Read more »

3rd Annual Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day Photos!

Today is Wear Star Wars, Share Star Wars Day!  Here are all the photos thus far that have been added to the Event Page.  At first, in light of the terrible tragedy that has taken place today in Connecticut, I hesitated to make this slideshow. But then I realized that the whole goal of this... Read more »

Wrap-Up of the 2012 Adoption Portraits November Series

Wrap-Up of the 2012 Adoption Portraits November Series
During the 30 days of November, in honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption hosted a series of poignant guest posts dealing with issues related to adoption and foster care.  If you have not had a chance to enjoy the stories, click here to link to them. Like last year’s series, the... Read more »

You are invited to the ChicagoNow Authors’ Event TONIGHT

Looking for a fun way to spend a few hours tonight in Chicago?  Come to ChicagoNow’s FIRST annual Author’s Night!  There will be five of us reading from a mix of fiction and nonfiction books, covering a very diverse group of topics!  Come pick up a signed copy of a book as a gift for... Read more »