Durham, New Hampshire, 1973 — Only one week left. Only one more week left until he would have two parents, not one.Continue reading “Baby of Mine”
Chicago, Illinois, November 2005 — Connor hated rain. In some way, it reminded him too much of the emotional turbulence he’d experienced in his teen years. Especially the day everything had gone wrong.Continue reading “Rainy Night Cuddles”
Rockford, Illinois, 2003 — Within a few seconds after opening her mixed-brown eyes, Kelly immediately squinted them against the bright lights surrounding her.Continue reading “Falling In Love With You”
Rural Idaho, 2007 – Margaret stared into her coffee, so deep in thought, she was oblivious to the footsteps that entered the dining room.
Rural Idaho, 2007 – To people across the nation, Mother’s Day was a day to celebrate mothers and all they’d done. To Margaret, it was just another Sunday.
Rural Idaho, 2006 – Margaret adjusted the potted plant for the umpteenth time. All day, she’d been occupied with cleaning house, though it hardly needed it.
Chicago, Illinois, 2006 — He didn’t know what to say, or even how to react for that matter.
Dover, New Hampshire, 1979 — She didn’t want to give him up.
Margaret Reid hesitated, light brown eyes darting between her one-month-old son and the couple that had adopted him. She felt a lump grow in her throat, but suppressed it and forced herself to save the tears for later.Continue reading “1979”