- Learning You were Adopted is an Epiphany
- Your father is not who you think.
- Like Father, like Son?
- What are the most important things to share with your global audience?
- What conclusions did you draw from your experience?
- What are the key personal attributes needed to do an adoption search?
- Why did you choose the title Adoption Detective
- What did you say after you said hello to your birth parents?
- What motivated you to search for your birth parents?
- How did you feel when you learned you were adopted?
- Who would benefit from reading Adoption Detective?
- What is unique about your adoption story?
- What do you remember most about your childhood?
- Why write a book about adoption?
- What is an adoption detective?
- Caddywampus: Murder at Woebegone Dunes Resort
- The Homing Instinct
- Wire Monkey Mothers
- BOOK CLUB REVIEW
- Why are “Abandoned Children” called Orphans?
- Children are Reminders from God that Life Goes On
- Adoption is Paradoxical
- Adoption is a Twist of Fate
- “A New Adoption Classic”
- Four Kinds of Adoption
- Adoption—Finding Solace
- Use the “Emotion Wheel” to get in Touch with Your Feelings
- Adoption—What is a soliloquy?
- Adoption Secrets
- Adoption and Uncanny Dreams
- Adopted—who’s pulling your strings?
- Adopted Child Syndrome verses Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Incredible Discoveries Await Curious Adoptees
- On Children
- Adoption and Conventional Wisdom
- Adoption Triggers Intense Feelings
- Adoption—Transcendence is Key to a Better Life
- Adoption Stories
- Adoption, Cursive Writing and Communication
- Adoption—The Vicissitudes of Life
- The 4th Side of the Adoption Triangle
- Adoption—Calming the Monkey Mind
- Adoption—Trauma and Dissociation
- Adoption—When things go utterly right…
- Adoption—Chasing a Rainbow
- Adoption—Time Waits for no One…
- Adults bamboozled me into believing in Santa Claus
- Adoption in Winter Wonderland
- Adoption—Paternal Bonding
- Adoption—Fighting for your Destiny
- Adoption—Time is the allegorical Father of Truth
- Adoption—What is the meaning of énouement?
- Adoption—How does it feel?
- Adoption – Street Smarts or Book Smarts?
- Adoption – The importance of Communication
- Adoption – Staying afloat
- Adoption—Life in a Snow Globe
- Adoption detectives help adoptees find their way home
- Adoption—The Extraordinary Power of Expectations
- Adoption—Striving for the Brass Ring
- Adoption-Children in Greenland were taken from their homes for a social experiment
- Adoption searches are not just for young people
- Adoption—Life as a Country Song
- Adoption—Harbor Lights
- “Adoption—Life is a Challenge”
- Adoption—Bubbles in Time
- The History of Adoption
- Adoption – The Sublime Confidence of Youth
- “Adoption—Blest Be the Tie That Binds”
- “Adoption—Infants remember more than you think”
- Similarities between Golf and Adoption
- Adoption—On a Wing and a Prayer
- Pets benefit adopted children…
- “You’re Adopted!”
- Adoption—“The Best of Times…the Worst of Times”
- Adoption—Self-discovery and Moral Character
- The Stigma of Adoption
- Adoption—Shadows of Ancestors Past
- Adoption—Individual Choice verses Collective Action
- “Woo Hoo!—I found my Grandparents.”
- Adoption—Its Pub Weather Today
- Adoption—Parents who live vicariously
- Empathy is more than a simple act of kindness, sympathy, prayer, or pity
- Adoption—Robinson Crusoe Syndrome
- “Adoption and Behavioral Foxhole Syndrome”
- “Adoption—A thousand reasons to be angry”
- Adoption—Are you burned out?
- “Adoption—An Affair of the Heart”
- Reactive Attachment Disorder – RAD
- “Adoption—Stowaway Orphan from Peru found in London train station”
- Adoption Detective—Judith Land Quotes
- Adoption—“Letting Go!”
- Adoption—“The Point of No Return”
- Adoption—Can you die from a broken heart?
- Adoption—How similar are you to your Mother?
- “Adoption—communicating with poems, songs and love letters”
- “Adoption—the exhilaration of accomplishing something extraordinary”
- “Adoption—Don’t be a worrywart!”
- Adoption—a warm blanket of complacency
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“Adoption awareness is a moment of sudden realization and insight—an epiphany. Adults who discover that they were adopted may experience a wide range of emotions, including betrayal, abandonment, despair, and an inability to trust those who kept the secret from … Continue reading
Julia is in a perplexed and chaotic state of confusion, disoriented, and having difficulty focusing. Amazed at the strange turn of the fate of her life, she is engaged in compassionate self-talk and reaching out for support because she cannot … Continue reading
How likely are adopted children to emulate the behavior of their biological parents? Have you ever observed an adopted child with attitudes, preferences, shared traits, and behaviors similar to the birth father or mother? Richard’s adoptive mother nick-named her son … Continue reading
You have reached readers in 193 countries. What advice do you have for others? If a parent can love more than one child, a child can love more than one parent. No child should be forced to decide between their … Continue reading
Ancestral recovery was a peak emotional experience, an extraordinary moment that took my breath away, liberated my spirit, and gave me the confidence to soar like an eagle. Destiny is not preordained—it’s about making choices. Our lives are the sum … Continue reading
Adoption searches require a serious commitment. Mastering the art of psycho-cybernetics to visualize positive outcomes is highly beneficial. Empathy for the feelings and emotions of others is essential. Conducting an adoption search requires resilience to conquer adversity, perseverance to overcome … Continue reading
It was apparent to my birth parents from the beginning that I wanted a continuing relationship to get to know them better in the future. Sometimes, warm hugs and silence translate our deepest feelings toward others better than words. I … Continue reading
“Readers worldwide may not remember the author’s exact words, but they will never forget how you made them feel. The highest compliment is not for the words you scribble on paper to inspire others, but the satisfaction of knowing that … Continue reading
When Lieutenant Baron Dunning is sent to Nigeria to investigate the plundering of natural resources for use in biological warfare, he can’t guess that the money trail will lead him to Wisconsin’s lavish Woebegone Dunes Resort … and an abandoned research site known as Gravestone Castle. Competition for ownership of the resort and the castle has resulted in a series of freakish deaths, and Dunning’s sleuthing brings him into contact with a plethora of odd characters:
Bo-Bo Bigelow, the world’s largest exporter of misappropriated oil and rare earth minerals. He wants to convert the Hermitage at Gravestone Castle into a playboy mansion.
Jack Daniels, who sees Gravestone Castle as the ideal headquarters for the Royal Enouement Society, a secret club for objectivists.
Father Feely, a talented but corrupt priest who’s indebted to Bo-Bo Bigelow.
Professor Adam Baum, a brilliant biological researcher with the personality of a serial killer.
Deputy Sheriff Bud Light, a brandy-swigging Green Bay Packers fan who finds himself in over his head when confronted with the ghastly murders.
Crystal Glass, the enchanting reporter who sweeps Dunning off his feet.
Can Lieutenant Dunning find the answers he seeks — to the case or to life’s deep philosophical questions — amidst the chaos? Continue reading