They are going to hurt me

Sunday nights are usually mellow around the Davenport home/asylum. Make it a summer Sunday evening and the kids/inmates are in relaxed and often silly moods. Recently we have taken to attending the Sunday evening service at Watermarke because it better fits our night-owl regiment and puts us in prime seating for our choice of restaurant...
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Upcoming surgery & helpful advice

We really don’t talk about it. Those difficult days back in September of 2010 when we had to turn over our newly adopted baby to a well-intentioned but unknown staffer of Children’s Healthcare. The desperate look back and outstretched arms. The tears and confusion. The pain that followed. We don’t talk about it because it...
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Silent Tears

Why did she sleep as flat as a board? What is her deal with the bowls? How much did she really have to fight to live? It only took me 6 months but I finally completed reading this 350 page endurance test of one woman’s heart wrenching experience in a Chinese orphanage. “Silent Tears: A...
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Surgery Afterthoughts

Meili continues to improve and has regained her laugh today! The post operation experience is still as unpredictable as ever but all signs appear to point towards significant healing. We finally got confirmation today that ALL the plumbing is back to normal and operating at peek capacity. One of Meili’s nurses explained the process of...
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