Top News
Home >> Allenah Manzanagrano

Allenah Manzanagrano

Thank You Sen. Thomas Carper, For Hearing The Voice Of The Children

It is not too often that I can actually say I am proud of an elected Government Official. It is even more rare that I am able to say I am proud of a Democrat in office, much less a Democrat Senator. Today, I am so proud of Senator Thomas Carper, a Democrat Senator from Delaware. He hears the voice ...

Read More »

Sharon Bialek: Why Women Like Her Are A Danger To Us All

The world now has the name of at least one of the “anonymous” women accusing Presidential Candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment. As I sat watching the presss conference yesterday, I went from rolling my eyes, to angry, to being literally sick at my stomach, all the way back to being angry again. Why would this make me angry, you ...

Read More »

Courageous! The Movie

I am not one for going to the movie theater, preferring instead to watch movies from the comfort of my own couch. It just makes logical sense to me. It does not cost a drop in the bucket what the cost of going to a movie theater costs these days. I can have all the snacks I want at a ...

Read More »

Apologies

"True remorse is never just a regret over consequence; it is a regret over motive." Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960 All too often these days, we hear that a person has demanded an apology from another person. It happens on all sides of the political aisle, and in general, in all areas of our lives. There is a question ...

Read More »

His Reputation Precedes Him

If you attended this “come to Jesus meetin’ “, this is the situation that  precipitated the calling of that emergency meeting. This week a situation occurred that required the involvement of a repairman. I will not bore you with all the gory details, but will give you an example of what your business practices reflects about you, as we discussed in our meeting. We ...

Read More »

This Is For The Birds!

Have you ever had “one of those days?”  You know the ones I’m talking about! To quote the Bryan White song, ♫  Have you ever had one of those days When you really need a friend The day drags on and on And you think there’s no end Then you know how I feel ♪ Well, today is one of those ...

Read More »

Forever Family

This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is July 2009. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ It was here!  The day we had all longed for had arrived! It was the day ...

Read More »

Christian Ministry Leaves “Christ” Behind

After sixty years of ministry, one of the most recognized Christian ministries is dropping Christ from their name. Campus Crusade for Christ International announced that it will change the name of its U.S. Operations to “Cru” early next year. Steve Sellers, the vice president for Campus Crusade for Christ, said: “We felt like our name was getting in the way ...

Read More »

The Baby Is Ours!

This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is January 2009. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________   January 2009. This was it! It was our final court date for termination of rights ...

Read More »

Celebrating The Life Of An Iraq War Hero

There is a song that that hit the charts in 1982 that became quite popular during that time, titled “War is Hell (On the Homefront Too)” . It was written by Curly Putman, Bucky Jones and Dan Wilson, and was recorded by T.G. Sheppard in 1982. The song does not necessarily depict the life of the war hero this article ...

Read More »

My Children Are Threatened

  This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is September 2008. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ We had finally reached a point where thing were on track for all five adoptions ...

Read More »

Little Boy Lost

This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is April-June 2008. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ During the time between the baby that needed medical attention going home and us receiving our ...

Read More »

Full House

This continues the story of our journey to have a family. The time frame for this chapter of our story is May-June 2007. If you continue to read along, you will see first hand the reality of how broken the Foster Care system truly is. ____________________ We had not had the baby but just a few days when the older children’s therapist ...

Read More »

Heavy Heart For Weiner Replaced By Heartburn and Disgust

If you read my previous article, Weiner: Self Destruction by Pride and Arrogance, you may have mistaken my heavy heart as me feeling that Anthony Weiner was treated unfairly. If you read in the comments, I had a discussion with a reader that became a very healthy debate that I thoroughly enjoyed. As the days have passed, more commentaries have ...

Read More »

Congratulations, Stupid!

According to Nielson, Americans are watching more television than ever before, and not just at home, in front of their television sets. We spend 158 hours a month in front of a television set ( well, not me, but.. ) and that is sadly where most of the average American derives their opinions and gleans their “news”. Do you need ...

Read More »