My Bonus Dad’s Letter

Dear Flower, F and I really enjoyed meeting you last month. I know from Sarah that you are going through a difficult time right now. Being 16 is not easy for anyone. I cannot imagine the life you had before coming... Read More

On making friends with your limitations….

You must also make friends with your limitations.  Start by honestly assessing what you are capable of, and I don’t mean in some ideal world where you are always rested and you have all the money and time you need... Read More

A Letter from My Mom

My mother and father wrote precious letters to Flower, right before she was moved. We were all urging her to make good choices, telling her how much she is loved. I thought I would share them here, with their permission,... Read More

All Good Things…

In my last post, I said I knew there was a sunrise over the next hill. The sun hasn’t shown it’s face yet. We are actually in a time of darkness and angst. Flower left last night with little warning... Read More

I’m pretty much breaking.

Adios, sweet Flower. Ere es una chica valiente. Mama Foster will always love you, mi conejito.... Read More

Quantum Physics

sometimes the weight, the wait of this life drags me in down in the dumps dirty with the fur of a thousand responsibilities   there is me somewhere climbing that mountain feeding the poor in a hovel   there is... Read More

Slip-Sliding Away

“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”- John Lennon   It’s been a rough week. In foster care, they say that every case has a honeymoon period, and it’s true. Kids usually... Read More

Our Lady, Part Four #tattoo @luissototattoos is pretty rad.... Read More

Our Lady, Part Four #tattoo @luissototattoos is pretty rad.... Read More

Currently. @luissototattoos (at love n hate tattoo)... Read More