Have You Loved Your Neighbor Today?

It has been a while since I have written a ‘passionate’ Note about my thoughts of the goings on in the world.  Over the last month a few people have asked me what caused my loss of ‘idealism’ and lack of stance on issues I used to shout about from my soap box.  I writeContinue reading “Have You Loved Your Neighbor Today?”

How to Make Mulberry Gummies

This is a simple recipe for making fruit chews / gummies from fruits you pick yourself. They are a safer alternative to the chemical laden and fruit flavored gummies you buy in stores. Ingredients: 1/4 Cup + 2tsp Clear-Jel1/3 Cup Honey1 1/3 Cup Mulberriess1Tbsp lemon juice (optional) Step 1. PrepDepending on the type of dehydratorContinue reading “How to Make Mulberry Gummies”

Fourth Foster Home Part 2. Freshmen in High School.

December 31, 2000 Age 15. Well, here I sit in my room on another New Year’s Eve.  I can’t believe the year is over so quickly.  I did it.  I survived another year.  No broken bones this time around either.  I sure did a lot this year.  I’m sorry, I can’t write at the moment. Continue reading “Fourth Foster Home Part 2. Freshmen in High School.”

A Desperate Cry from a Family-less 22 Year Old.

For those of you following this blog for the diary entries from my time in foster care, there are more coming. It takes a while to type them up. Below is a post I wrote on Facebook back in 2008. Pathetic rant January 16, 2008 at 2:29 AM I try to be the person youContinue reading “A Desperate Cry from a Family-less 22 Year Old.”

Vampires Global Warming and Politics

Today, when going through my old Facebook notes, this old gem gave me a chuckle. Fun part: Apparently 22 year old me and my current self have the same sense of humor and random thought streams. Sad part: It has been 13 years and both parties are still doing the exact same thing. Have weContinue reading “Vampires Global Warming and Politics”

Foster Village Dream, Help / Information Needed

Since my late teens, I have had a dream of creating a “ranch” type of home for foster youth. My dream has always been to find a large area of land with a river, woods and fields that I could turn into a nature haven for kids in foster care and foster parents. What IContinue reading “Foster Village Dream, Help / Information Needed”

Let’s Change the World. Submissions Welcome

Foster Parents, former fosters, social workers, parents, survivors of child abuse and others related to the foster care system. Do you have a story to tell? Do you have ideas as to what changes in the system can make things better? I have designed my website with the hope of being able to share yourContinue reading “Let’s Change the World. Submissions Welcome”

Foster Home #2. Ages 13 and 14

I have to say, this one was a hard read for me. I had typed these entries out 6 years ago and at that time I had not recognized how much anger and sadness was taking over the person I was because I still harbored some of that in 2013. Reading these entries anger theContinue reading “Foster Home #2. Ages 13 and 14”