2011 photo of <a href="http://Joella Marano, CC BY-SA 2.0 Jay-Z. I became a fan-girl of Jay-Z at age 61! I never really listened to rap. Sure, I watched 8 Mile and Straight Outta Compton when they premiered and heard an occasional rap song on TV, but I never really LISTENED. That is until my adult … Continue reading Rap Music Virgin
Please Stop Saying “Retarded” or Calling People a “Retard”
Family photo of author and her brother Harvey circa 1969. These are hurtful words that cut deep The words “retard” and “retarded” are almost never used in context. Instead, these terms are used to get a laugh, make an insult, or insinuate that someone or something is stupid. Unless you have a relative with a … Continue reading Please Stop Saying “Retarded” or Calling People a “Retard”
Racism on the Ukrainian/Polish Border
Racism toward Asian and African refugees has shocked and disturbed the world. While some Ukrainians have racist views, most are decent people fleeing terror.
Confessions Of An Internet Stalker
Use these Internet search tips to find lost friends and relatives, get the dirt on new people in your life, or improve your genealogy research.
Finding My Family: An Adoptee’s Search For Self
Adoptees have the right to know their family history. It took me decades to learn my story, and I thanks to DNA testing, I eventually discovered the truth of my past.