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The Black Dog

Adoption Anxiety Greyhounds

The Black Dog

Its not often that I blog. I really only do it if I feel I have something worthy to talk about.Last night on the 7.30 report on the ABC there was a story about the exporting of greyhounds to Asian countries. You can watch this via ABC i-view online - 7.30 report 09/12/2015.I cried.I had to look away.I blocked my ears.I am crying still.For so many reasons I cannot fathom this. I cannot understand how this breed of dog is singled out and treated how they are. I know its because of $$$. I know its because racing and gambling...

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Birthdays....

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There was a big event yesterday. The twin nephews were born. Everyone is healthy and well.

But the thing that makes this stranger is they were born on my birthday.

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From the Outside Looking In....

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The past few days have been interesting to say the least.

Perhaps this is the continuing of my story.

As an adult adoptee I am trying to make connections with my birth family. Early on in this search things were not good, but lets just move on from that.

I met my little sister.

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Addendum

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Thank you to everyone who has left such lovely comments on my last post and for those of you who have emailed me.

When writing it I had no intention of it being a sad thing. It's just part of my story and how I 'got into' being someone who makes and crafts things. Also, perhaps it explains part of being a creative person, that solitude often brings out the best work.

But perhaps also I need to add a bit to 'my story', perhaps clarify a few things.

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