Three Reasons Why You Should Read Eric Smith’s The Girl and the Grove

Growing up, I watched Free Willy a million times. My siblings and I memorized some of the lines and danced to the Michael Jackson soundtrack. One of the things I vividly remember is the scene when 12 year old Jesse throws a baseball through his foster parents’ window. I immediately connected to Jesse’s character. Being […]

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I’m Adopted. Here’s the One Thing I Do on Mother’s Day.

So…Mother’s Day. It’s a holiday that’s pretty easy for most. You buy your mom a card and some flowers. Take her out to brunch. Pick up the phone and tell her you love her. Easy right? Well, for a lot of people it’s not. There are those who have lost their mothers or maybe have […]

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A Year of Stories

A year ago today, I clicked “publish” on my first blog post. As I’ve told others, I started the blog as a New Year’s goal. For the past few years, I’ve always put “publish my writing” as a goal, but I would never get around to doing anything about it. Work kept me busy. My […]

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