Monthly Archives: December 2014

KINDRED #33

Managing Fear and Feelings The last day of 2014. Wow seems like an understatement. There were many times I thought I’d never live to see this age and time. I had catastrophic medical issues and, honestly, there have been times … Continue reading

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KINDRED #32

Growing up in a trailer with her uncle and grandfather, Sharayah Lane always knew what her 18th birthday would mean: homelessness. As expected, when that day came it was marked not by parties, but an immediate end to the foster-care … Continue reading

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KINDRED #31

Six months gone… Six months ago, on the summer solstice, I made a a very special, important wish. I boldly put my intention into the universe and imagined what now, December 21st, would look like. I chanted “I promise I’ll … Continue reading

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KINDRED #30

Thirty entries. Some of them whimsical and some graphically dark. In essence, the underlying theme is always foster care and how to understand and help kids. It is also the Great Glass Blogavator. Just press the button and Zing! It … Continue reading

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KINDRED #29

Bravery. That’s a big word. The quality that allows the spirit to survive. I watched a video of a very young child saying you can be brave too. I don’t think we can understand what true bravery is unless we … Continue reading

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KINDRED #28

It never ceases to amaze me how people keep going in on this process of creating KINDRED. There are so many stories to tell. It’s the holidays and it’s been a twisted but good year. It got me thinking about … Continue reading

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KINDRED #27

Well, we all made it to the second half of December. Bravo to all of us! I have found that what’s on the outside can be negligently¬†false. Everybody has something harsh they cope with daily. It always makes me think … Continue reading

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