Bread – a path to self-discovery

Good morning! Ok, I need to say something here.  I’m taking a break in my blog about talking about adoption, about colonization, about the heavy things that I think about 25 hours of the day, because there is so much more to me than being an adoptee within a structure that has sought to destroy […]

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Seeking a Simpler Life in 2020 and Beyond

Seeking a simpler life. Isn’t that what any of us are trying to do, usually beginning the day after January 1st?  We make changes, try to get a few do-overs.  Frantically work or read all the ways to make ourselves happier, healthier, less stressed, more motivated.  Just like a lot of people, I’ve done this […]

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Is American Indian a ‘racial’ or ‘political’ identity?

Is American Indian a ‘racial’ or ‘political’ identity? It’s complicated. I’d just posted on FB how the conservative right (the Goldwater Institute) is attempting to upend the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA) through its state-by-state litigation.  There are two legal arguments, both funded by right-wing think-tanks, whose money can be traced to the […]

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