Our not-favorite adoption site, adoption.com, has jump-started the party with a big spread. We are particularly intrigued by The National Adoption Month Activities Calendar and its nifty suggestions on how to celebrate this fun-filled month with our families.
Did you know, for instance, that National Adoption Month is a swell time to cook a meal for your family? (November 1). I didn’t.
That on November 16 you should prepare a meal that reflects your child’s heritage? My friend Rocco suggested a possum and squirrel casserole–stringy but elegant. I was thinking more along the lines of ramen noodles and hot dogs. Whatever menu is chosen, though, it must be prepared on a hotplate to remind your little adoptees what they escaped via God and your bank account.
Thanksgiving is for sending thank you notes to those who made your celebration possible: You know, like your adoption agent, your judge, your bankster, and especially your “birthmother” for her selfless hefty donation to your cause.
On November 28 we’re told to write a letter to our local paper regarding our pet issue. Not a bad suggestion. For years, Bastardette has vowed to write an op ed for the Columbus Dispatch over sealed records. Frankly, boredom has taken over each time. How does one write a 300 word essay on the subject without breaking rules of nice talk? Perhaps we shall try again this year. Or maybe we’ll just send in a page of **%@##@ s and let it go at that.
Bonus: Here’s an entire hour of adoption blather courtesy of the James Gang show on KCOL Fox News Radio in Greeley, Colorado that makes NCFA look like Bastard Nation. (Scroll down to 11/16/07 and click on “listen.” It’s somewhat broken up in separate links and you]ll probably have to slog through other talk first or after or in between.) The show features segments with an adoptajunkie, who has has 2 bios and 28 adopted kids (age 3 – 38 years) and with 6 family members operates ACC Adoptions (not the American Adoption Congress), a Nightline embryo adoption snowflake pimp, and adoption.com nazi Nathan Gwilliam.