The Silencing

In a desperate effort to hide what she had done, Kate Sharp and her lawyer father were sending threatening letters to those who blogged about the case or created online petitions to change the law. And not only was she threatening, she brought suit against Facebook as well as individuals.

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Sanctifying Adoption

There is a multifarious matrix of needs and vulnerabilities in adoption and the system cannot be adequately reformed without due consideration of this. Most child welfare and legal experts agree that the rights and needs of the child should come first but policy and the law often ignore the unique circumstances and complex challenges facing […]

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Sharp Practice

if the law was meant to provide protection for anything it certainly was not to provide cover for shamefully immoral acts. And it was especially never intended to hide the deeds of those using sharp practice and subterfuge to snatch loved and wanted infants.

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Stay Tuned

Thank you.  Thank you from the bottom of my weary heart.  As those of you who follow my other blog know, I have spent the last ten months on three continents shuffling my family to and fro while trying to do good works and deal with many challenges. I’ve been waiting for that gift of […]

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In Search of Woke

This weekend is an open house of sorts at the United Nations in Geneva (UNOG) and the kids and I will spend our obligatory two hours there.  Later that evening, we will be attending a party at the lovely home of some colleagues where there’s sure to be a gaggle of kids for our trio […]

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The Cow Parade

Remember the talking cows on the butter and margarine commercials?  The ones with silly things on their heads?  Well this is where that idea came from. We’re getting ready to attend several festivals called Alpabfahrt or the cow parade. This is a delightful Swiss tradition celebrating the end of the summer and bringing the cows […]

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It’s the Cheese

One of the first things friends and family ask me when calling or emailing is “How do you really like Geneva?”  The answer is both straight forward and complex.  I LOVE LOVE LOVE Geneva.  It’s a wonderful city. It’s unbelievably clean on a beautiful lake and I can see why people move here and stay […]

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