“Saying Goodbye” Published


The anthology, Saying Goodbye, was released today. An essay of mine called “Holding Him Softly is in it.” It’s about saying goodbye to my son. I handed him over to the adoption agency when he was was just a few days old. I was 17.

The book is a satisfying mix of essays that are sad and funny.  It would be a great gift for someone who is moving, retiring, graduating, grieving–saying goodbye to people, places, or things.

If you like to read a bit more of the story about my son and me, there’s this. Birth Mother is a novella-length memoir meant to be read in an one sitting or over a couple of days.

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