Today marks one year since we launched the Kickstarter campaign which funded Calcutta is My Mother. Michael, Director of the film, and I went to HS together in Portland, OR. We hadn't seen each other in about 17 years when we exchanged a few messages on Facebook about a recent trip he'd made to India. I had barely started … Continue reading Kickstarting a Tiny Force
In the past 23 days we have not only met our minimum goal of $15,000; we have exceeded it. OH MY GOODNESS. This entire process, so far, has really humbled me. I'm so thankful for your generous gifts and for those who have promoted Calcutta is My Mother. Because Kickstarter is an "all or nothing" … Continue reading S E V E N.
Today is my 35th birthday. I'm pretty sure, anyway. But I do not know this 100%. Because of the circumstances surrounding my abandonment, there is no real way to confirm the actual date of my birth. Did they record my birth as the day they found me? Or was it the day I arrived at the orphanage? … Continue reading Today I am Thirty Five…Give or Take a Day or Two…
Friends...the support for Calcutta is My Mother has been overwhelming! Today Tamara, of Adoption Mama Blog, is sharing a guest piece I wrote in order to promote the documentary and Kickstarter Campaign. You can find it here! If you're not already following her blog, you should start today! She's such a sweet mama with a … Continue reading My Guest Post on Adoption Mama Blog
In case you missed yesterdays big announcement, you can read about it here! I've received some good questions about the documentary and I wanted to address them: Q: How do your parents feel about this? A: I have a very close relationship with both of my parents and rarely does a day pass in which … Continue reading Calcutta is My Mother | FAQ
Last Fall I agreed to be the subject of a documentary in which my first return to Calcutta, India will be documented. My first return to the slum where my abandonment took place. My first glimpse into a culture that is sewn into the fiber of my being but to which I have no real connection. … Continue reading Calcutta is My Mother | A Documentary