Category Archives: Tennessee

Shay

I had every intention of writing my eulogy with this post….but I just can’t.  Not yet.  All I can say is that I love you, Shay. With infinite love, gratitude, and respect, Sloane Advertisements

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6 years of Tatum

⭐️ Tatum Maris Reed ⭐️ …turned six years old on 21 February!  My precious Pisces princess [alliteration, anyone?] celebrates another year of making our world a better place.  Time truly flies.  Within a matter of days her brother blows out … Continue reading

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I cling to the 9%!

Last fall I purchased a DNA kit from Ancestry.com, hoping to shed some light on my international genetic makeup.  I spit awkwardly into a plastic test tube, made a  video to commemorate the occasion [bonus points for Adam referencing John … Continue reading

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Mondays with Maris

Lillie May Fenley, the beloved grandmother of Maris, was laid to rest yesterday morning.  I hate that a funeral was the cause of her trip but savored every second of the time spent with the McLoskey family.  It’s only been … Continue reading

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Feel the Bern

Is voting a duty or a privilege?  I consider it both.  Nothing deters me from casting my ballot.  Political apathy concerns me greatly.  It baffles me how people can be so laissez faire when it comes to something as crucial … Continue reading

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Tater turns 4

Four years ago today Tatum Maris Reed was born in Memphis.  Weighing in at 7lbs4oz, she made her debut at 12:36pm on Fat Tuesday.  She’s been an endless source of joy ever since.  Our sweet and sassy princess lights up … Continue reading

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Commence OBI

Operation Biological Information shared the initial stages of my journey to discover my birth parents.  Notice the date reads September of last year.  Fifteen months passed with complete radio silence from the State.  It might seem odd that the lack … Continue reading

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