By Lara Trace Hentz My brother Danny Bland passed yesterday on January 12. He and I had a good visit in September 2015. Had a good talk. He had lung cancer, bad cancer. It spread. [Thurman Daniel Bland b.2-19-1963 – d. 1-12-2016] My niece Amanda phoned me yesterday. She told me the news. She is […]
By a very grateful Lara Trace Hentz (adoptee/author of One Small Sacrifice) Chasing Ghosts twenty years? Yes. It took me 20 years to attend the Harlow powwow in southern Illinois on Sept. 6. This family reunion was a first time for me, meeting many many new Harlow cousins. (It’s that very same reunion my birthdad […]
Like my grandmothers, I walk the red road without enrollment papers saying I’m Indian.
By Lara Trace In mid-April my husband and I took a road-trip to visit our friends from Austria who also keep a family home in Gulfport, Mississippi. My friend/sister/relative Dr. Raeschelle Potter-Deimel (left) is originally from Gulfport and at one time worked as an opera singer at the Met in New York City and on […]