My Hero

by Courtney If you ask any young kid at some point in their life, “Who is your hero?” or “Who is the most influential person in your life,” nine times out of ten they will answer with pure confidence, “My Mom”.  I am no different, even at the age of forty; my...
Tales from Mars…..First Impressions

Tales from Mars…..First Impressions

By Rene’ My first blog introduced you to the story of finding my birth family.  Now it’s time to share with you a few stories of our first face-to-face meeting. Below is a cast of characters for reference. I grew up about thirty minutes away from my birth...
Clarity

Clarity

By Sarah My friends suspected. My husband knew. My children knew. They begged me to stop. At first, I didn’t want to stop, and then I couldn’t stop. It wasn’t that I wouldn’t, I couldn’t.   My life was ugly. I couldn’t tell the difference between up and...
Tales from Mars…..I’m Home

Tales from Mars…..I’m Home

By Rene’ This is my first blog.  I am not a writer, but most of my adult life; people have told me that I need to write a book.  I told part of my story to a psychologist once.  He looked at me and said, “You need to write a book!”  I was...
Dirty Secrets

Dirty Secrets

When my husband and I were dating, we smoked cigarettes and drank booze. We were young, that’s what young people did. Thank God it didn’t take long for me to lose my taste for the cancer sticks. We drank socially, mostly on weekends, but I guess I do recall a bottle...