Thanks for asking. Lyrical and informative, An Adoptee Lexicon is a glossary of adoption terminology from the viewpoint of an adult adoptee. Contemplating religion, politics, science, and human rights, Karen Pickell, who was born and adopted in the late 1960s, intersperses personal commentary and snippets from her own experience with history and statistics pertaining to … Continue reading What’s It About?
The past ten days have been rough. I have never before cried because of an election result, but I have cried multiple times since Hillary Clinton conceded. My body aches from the stress it is now holding. It has been a very long time since I physically held this much stress, and I know how … Continue reading Election Aftermath
This is a book I've been wanting to read for quite a long time. I loved Shapiro's first memoir, Slow Motion, and I also love her blog, Moments of Being. Devotion chronicles a spiritual journey, but not the kind I was expecting. There's nothing artificial about her exploration of the Judaism she grew up with or … Continue reading Book a Week: Devotion, by Dani Shapiro