I'm so glad we went back to Taiwan together last year with my parents. This Wednesday, November 4, will be Dragon’s birthday. It’s going to be a really hard day for us, thinking back to Dragon’s past birthdays, thinking of all the future birthdays we won’t...

I had always been attracted to the vibrant oranges of pumpkins and the promises of Fall and trick-or-treaters and a Thanksgiving table laden with turkey that those pumpkins represented.  When Dragon was born on November 4, 2000, after we brought him home, I was restricted...