Category Archives: CWS/Family Court

Blended fam, co-parent fail

Allow me to offer some expository information for you to better understand the events that led us to where we are now.  I’ll keep this as concise as possible. Many moons ago in October 2007 Will Reed and I got … Continue reading

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Here’s what’s on my [very random and ADD-ish] mind: Can you even imagine what it’s like to be married to someone for 81 years?  And they eloped!  The article and video barely skim the surface as to what makes the … Continue reading

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Independence Day

I cannot experience this holiday without thinking of what my country means to me.  What happened in California taught me that this is not the land of liberty.  Compared to other nations we enjoy considerable freedoms– and for the First … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2013

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” ~ Oscar Wilde Allow me to extend my heartfelt gratitude and sincere appreciation to all the moms out there.  Whether you relaxed with breakfast in … Continue reading

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Sacramento Failed Matthew Hernandez

What sort of despicable creature kills their son in cold blood with a hatchet? Only a monster– pure evil that is incomprehensible to the rest of us– could murder their own child. Matthew Hernandez Monsters exist everywhere. No part of … Continue reading

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• March Blog Challenge • Day 1: A self portrait + 5 random facts My friend, Preston, captured this image in 2005 during a spring photo shoot at the historic Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Megan Childers [favorite roomie and actual … Continue reading

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First Birthday Parties

Time flies. Where has this past year gone? I feel as though I barely know my daughter. My son has never met his sister. Child ‘Welfare’ Services in San Luis Obispo County failed my children on such a colossal scale. … Continue reading

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