Raison d’être

By Tuesday, March 29, 2011 0 Permalink

(This was the initial post I made on my original blog, Loco Parentis. Later, when my partner died and I made a discovery about myself the title was changed as it was not just parents I was mourning anymore, and I realised my life situation made me different from most people. My perspective is shaped by this, but I am not defined by it. Everything I have learned can help me be of service to others. No pictures here - bit hard to illustrate the concept of orphan without resorting to sooty faced chimney sweeps, though my parents did like to take photos of me in the washing machine as a toddler, which I will not be sharing with the public)! In Loco Parentis. Strictly defined as 'In place of a parent' or 'instead of a parent'. My august mission statement as it were. This is a blog for orphaned adults trying to make sense of the world ...