It’s a boy – officially

When Cheryl and I got married, I wrote vows to Max as well as Cheryl, and gave him a tiny silver ring of his own (he was four at the time). I married both of them that day, since they came as a matched set. Today is our fourth wedding anniversary, and when I picked […]

It's a boy!

Today I gained a son! If you’ve been playing along at home, the past year has been in large part about jumping the hurdles and hoops and red tape of local, state and federal gummint in the hopes of making my stepson my legal son. Finally all the parts came together, and we had our […]

It's (almost) a boy!

Just paid the last of the endless fees and paperwork associated with the adoption of my step-son! We’ve already gone through all the associated paperwork and legal investigations, gotten a waiver of parental rights from the birth father, and been visited at home by a social worker (we had to hide the kids who sew […]