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Re: [adoptees-24] It's 2015 let's get together Adoptees.... - Hello, I'm Susan and live in South Orange County, and have found a lot of my bio family, just don't have the courage to re Susan H. Jan 29, 2015 9:12 AM
Re: [adoptees-24] It's 2015 let's get together Adoptees.... - I've marked my calendar, but not sure if I can make the one at the end of February. I'm supposed to be at the annual Portalnd Jazz Festival that week. If I'm in town, I'll come. But if Steve Jan 28, 2015 10:33 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] It's 2015 let's get together Adoptees.... - I would also be interested in attending. I’m in the Irvine / Mission Viejo area so somewhere mid or south OC would be ideal. Kent kent Jan 28, 2015 3:33 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] It's 2015 let's get together Adoptees.... - Amanda M. Jan 28, 2015 10:43 AM
Re: [adoptees-24] It's 2015 let's get together Adoptees.... - Hello, My name is maria I haven't been to any meetings but sure would like to go to one, maria Jan 27, 2015 5:50 PM
It's 2015 let's get together Adoptees.... - Hello All, I wanted to reach out and say Hello, Welcome to the new members and Happy New Year! Since we are in a new year and the busy rush of the holidays are over I wanted to see where everyone is in regards to attending meet ups for Ruth M. Jan 27, 2015 5:39 PM
Adult Adoptee Weekend Workshop - I have just rejoined the OC Adult Adoptees Meet Lesli Maul, LCSW, CEDS, C. Sep 15, 2014 1:25 PM
Adoption workshop coming to Orange County - kent Dec 26, 2013 11:49 AM
Re: [adoptees-24] OC Adult Adoptee Meetups - Today Cancelled - Preview not available Ruth M. Oct 8, 2013 3:46 AM
Re: [adoptees-24] OC Adult Adoptee Meetups - Today Cancelled - Preview not available Ruth M. Oct 7, 2013 5:11 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] OC Adult Adoptee Meetups - Today Cancelled - Preview not available Ruth M. Oct 7, 2013 12:28 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] OC Adult Adoptee Meetups - Today Cancelled - Hello Steve, Thank you for letting me know, I am new to the group and this would of been my fi maria Oct 7, 2013 12:17 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] OC Adult Adoptee Meetups - Today Cancelled - Preview not available Steve Oct 7, 2013 11:29 AM
RE: [adoptees-24] OC Adult Adoptee Meetups - Today Cancelled - You are more than welcome to still meetup if you wish. Dan -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Ruth Mundsack Sent: Monday, October 07,[masked]:53 To: [address removed] Subjec Dan Oct 7, 2013 11:16 AM
Re: [adoptees-24] OC Adult Adoptee Meetups - Today Cancelled - Preview not available Ruth M. Oct 7, 2013 10:52 AM
OC Adult Adoptee Meetups - Today Cancelled - Preview not available Steve Oct 7, 2013 9:52 AM
A plea to attend - Preview not available Steve Aug 5, 2013 6:28 PM
So what are you doing right now? 30 minutes to get to the OC Adoptee Meetup - Preview not available Steve Aug 5, 2013 6:07 PM
Come to the OC Adoptee Meetup on Monday, Aug 5, 6:30pm at The Twisted Vine in Fullerton - Preview not available Steve Aug 2, 2013 3:33 PM
OC Adoptees Group Last and Final Reminder for Tonight's Meetup - Please RSVP - Last and final reminder about the OC Adoptee Meetup this evening, Monday, June 3, 2013. See details and directions below. To remain a member of this group and receive future announcements about meetings, please RSVP. Meetup.com removes Steve Jun 3, 2013 10:26 AM
Come meet new OC Adoptee Meetup Members! - Preview not available Steve Jun 2, 2013 1:11 PM
Please RSVP YES or NO for the Monday OC Adoptees Meetup - Preview not available Steve May 31, 2013 4:38 PM
The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group Monthly Meetup Monday, June 3,[masked]:30 PM - Preview not available Steve May 30, 2013 11:39 PM
Meetup details changed: The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ocadopte­es/events/121740302/ When : Monday, June 3,[masked]:30 PM Steve May 30, 2013 11:31 PM
Please RSVP for OC Adoptee Meetup if you haven't done so yet - Preview not available Steve May 5, 2013 4:03 PM
Meetup details changed: CANCELED: The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've CANCELED the meetup today as there was only I signed up and something else came up and I won't be able to attend. http://www.meetup.com/ocadopte­es/events/102086532/ Dan Feb 4, 2013 4:26 PM
Donna/Madonna Play/Musical about Adoptee and his mothers - Here is an interesting play / musical for adoptees only playing this Monday and next Monday: http://www.chancetheater.com/s­eason_2012/sp_other/index.php Aug Steve Aug 5, 2012 2:20 PM
Not to be missed plays for adoptees - There are two plays featured at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa that have themes and content that I believe adoptees would very much appreciate. For most of us the issues that are brought up in very dramatic settings will seem all too familiar. Steve Apr 29, 2012 12:00 PM
Another reunion out of nowhere - ----- Original message ----- From: "Steve Grande" To: Yolanda Hi Yolanda, Yes, I know Ray Burns very well! He is my business partner. We have known each other since the early 1980s, probably from just shortly after his son Steve Dec 8, 2010 3:19 PM
Adoptee Meetup Today - Labor Day - Just a reminder that the OC Adoptee Meetup Group is still on for today at 6:30 PM at the Twisted Vine, even though it is Labor Day. I suspect we may have a bit of a low turn out today as many of you have other activities planned for the day. Bu Steve Sep 6, 2010 9:01 AM
See you at today's Meetup - if you come! - With 9 of us having RSVP'd whoever gets there first should try to get the cozy section with the couch in the back (unless people would like to gather at the outdoor patio in the back -- do check for us there if you don't find us inside!). As long as the r Steve Aug 2, 2010 2:35 PM
Searching for brother Kurt - Hello all, I recently received a call thru our web site from a man named Kurt who says that he believes his sister, who was adopted out of the family, recently tried to contact him. His family didn't believe her and she was turned away. Dan Jan 26, 2010 11:32 AM
Monday is the OC Adoptees Meeting - Just a reminder that this coming Monday is the OC Adoptees Meetup and we hope everyone can make it to the Twisted Vine in Fullerton. Remember, although we "start" at 6:30pm, you can come in any time as we don't have a set agenda. This is all abo Dan Oct 29, 2009 4:33 PM
September OC Adotpee Meetup is coming!! (NOTE!!) - I verified the Twisted Vine will be open on Labor Day and meant to include that in the previous email but I forgot. Dan Dan Aug 31, 2009 2:37 PM
September OC Adotpee Meetup is coming!! - The OC Adotpee meetup is one week away. The last meeting was excellent with new members and great conversation and I hear that there may be some news for this meetup as well so please join us at the Twisted Vine next Monday. Remember, even though the time Dan Aug 31, 2009 2:13 PM
OC Adotpees Meetup This Monday - The next meetup is approaching fast so mark your calendars for this Monday at 6:30. Don't worry if you are going to be a little late, we are usually there till 8 or sometimes 9 (although you can leave at any time too.) Come meet, talk with or j Dan Jul 31, 2009 3:08 PM
RE: [adoptees-24] Hey - Dan Jul 13, 2009 3:41 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] Hey - I love the taste of SPAM, especially with rice, eggs, and some spinach. However, I'm very unfond of S MistressPrime Jul 13, 2009 3:34 PM
Hey - Preview not available Marcia Jul 13, 2009 12:22 AM
Please RSVP YES or NO for this evenings Adoptee Meetup - Last chance reminder! Looks like a low turn out planned for this evening. Just Dan and me RSVP'd YES so far (You still coming, Dan)? I'll be bringing my close friend, Ron, along. He is engaged to an adoptee ... with some pretty familiar sounding relations Steve Jul 6, 2009 5:15 PM
Please RSVP for the Monday Meetup - Hmmm ... I thought I RSVP'd long ago, but I guess I forgot to. I'll be there. I already have loaded up my car with several copies of "Primal Wound" to give to everyone free that has never read it, or might need another one. I will also be bringi Steve May 3, 2009 7:50 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] Hi - These emails went to ALL members of the Adoptees Meetup. Please be mindful when responding to message MistressPrime Apr 20, 2009 6:14 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] Hi - Hi Georgia. I think you sent this email to me in error. Have a great day! Christy Bronson -----Original Message----- From: Georgia <[address removed]> To: [address removed] Sent: Mo Christy B. Apr 20, 2009 1:42 PM
Hi - Georgia Apr 20, 2009 11:23 AM
Think about the Adoptees Meetup This Evening - The Adoptees Meetup is this evening at the Twisted Vine. More info can be found here: The Orange County Adoptees April Me? If you haven't been to one of our Adoptees Me Steve Apr 6, 2009 1:14 PM
OC Adoptees meeting next Monday!! - The Orange County Adoptees April Me? Just a reminder that we are meeting next Monday in Fullerton. Come join us! We start around 6:30 and will be there till probably 8 or 9. Feel Dan Mar 30, 2009 1:57 PM
Next Meetup Is Tonight (Monday, Dec 1) at 6:30 PM - The next Orange County Meetup is scheduled for 6:30 PM this evening, Monday, December 1, 2008, at The Twisted Vine in Downtown Fullerton. If you RSVP'd YES, you are probably already on the way and won't get this until after the meetup. If you haven't RSVP Steve Dec 1, 2008 5:38 PM
My sister at this Monday Adoptee Meetup - Gladys, my sister from Maine, will be coming with me to the Meetup on Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at 6:30 PM at the Twisted Vine in Fullerton. Gladys was the second birth relative and the very first birth sibling that I ever met, just a couple of days after I f Steve Nov 2, 2008 9:36 AM
Meet my birth sibling at November Adoptee Meetup - My youngest sister on my birth father side of my family, Gladys, will be visiting from Maine for about a week. No guarantee, but I'm going to see if she wouldn't mind attending our November 3 Meetup. I met Gladys on my very first trip to Maine Steve Oct 20, 2008 7:26 PM
Meetup details changed: The Orange County Adoptees November Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://adoptees.meetup.com/24/­calendar/8912320/ When: Monday, November 3,[masked]:30 PM Where: Twiste Steve Oct 19, 2008 9:41 PM
I'll be there a little early - I'll be at this evening's Meetup at the Twisted Vine a little early, probably by 6 PM at the latest. I'm already just around the corner in Downtown Fullerton, so it won't take me long to get there. Feel free to either arrive at the official 6:30 PM Meetup Steve Oct 6, 2008 3:09 PM
Republican VP Candidate Sarah Palin announced that her 17-year-old daughter is pregnant - Republican VP Candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced moments ago that her 17-year-old daughter, Bristol, is five months pregnant and is planning to keep the baby and marry the father. Will this bring national attention to the plight of young unw Steve Sep 1, 2008 11:59 AM
OC Adoptee Meeting this MONDAY (September 1st) - Don't forget, the OC Adoptee's meetup is this Monday, September 1st.at 6:30. Get there early or get there late, it doesn't matter as long as you get there! OC ADOPTEES - NEW DATE - NEW PLACE - SAME GROUP!!!!!! NEW DA Dan Aug 29, 2008 3:30 PM
OC ADOPTEES - NEW DATE - NEW PLACE - SAME GROUP!!!!!! - OC ADOPTEES - NEW DATE - NEW PLACE - SAME GROUP!!!!!! NEW DATE: We changed the date to the first Monday of the month since so many people have commented they have stuff on Wednesdays and can't make it. NEW PL Dan Aug 12, 2008 9:54 AM
Meetup details changed: The Orange County Adoptees September Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://adoptees.meetup.com/24/­calendar/8494115/ When: September 1,[masked]:00 PM Where: Twisted Vine Steve Aug 12, 2008 8:31 AM
New Meetup: SoCal Adult Adoptee Alternative Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group! What: SoCal Adult Adoptee Alternative Meetup When: August 11,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: As I w Steve Jul 23, 2008 5:42 PM
Please RSVP for this evening if you haven't already done so - Just a last minute reminder about the OC Adoptees Meetup this evening at The Twisted Vine in Fullerton at 6 PM. Looks like we have at least 5 that plan to come. I'll try to be there a little bit early, at least by 5:45 PM, to make it easier fo Steve Jul 7, 2008 9:03 AM
New Meetup: OC Adoptees Special Meetup Event - Announcing a new Meetup for The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group! What: OC Adoptees Special Meetup Event When: Monday July 7,[masked]:00 PM Where: The Twisted Vine in Fullerton Meetup Description: This is an e Steve Jul 3, 2008 10:58 AM
Re: [adoptees-24] Please RSVP if you are coming this evening and haven't done so already. Thanks! - Sorry Steve, Rob and I will not be able to make it tonight. Were not in Orange County right now. Please continue to send notifications so when we ar user 2. Jul 2, 2008 5:39 PM
Please RSVP if you are coming this evening and haven't done so already. Thanks! - I'll be there this evening. Anyone else coming that forgot to RSVP? Maybe it is time to consider a different meeting day and time again. I found an alternate meeting place to consider for the future that might be a nicer setting (quiet, private and comfy) Steve Jul 2, 2008 4:15 PM
Adoption Books Galore! - OK, I have already placed my extra copies of "Primal Wound" in my car so I definitely won't forget them this time! Anyone who would like a copy of the book for themselves or a friend just needs to ask. I'll be bringing plenty! Also, I Steve Jun 3, 2008 1:48 PM
OC Adotpees meeting next Wednesday!! - Just a quick reminder that there is an OC Adotpees Meeting next Wednesday, June 4th at 6:30. Come meet, talk with or just listen to fellow adoptees in the area. Share your feelings, thoughts, hopes, tears or just some appetizers. This is open Dan May 30, 2008 11:24 AM
This Weeks Meetup on May 7 - The OC Adoptee Meetup will be held at the usual time at the usual place, 6:30 PM at the Slidebar Cafe in Downtown Fullerton. However, I may be just a few minutes late. My adoptive mother died last Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 1:05 AM. She had sever Steve May 5, 2008 6:45 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] And Then She Found Me: No Answers and No Questions - Maybe our unique experience makes us feel disappointed with many profound reasons. I haven't seen the movie, nor I know about the book, even the amazon community gives it a 5 start. However, I know the movie critiques presen Monica Apr 28, 2008 2:29 PM
And Then She Found Me: No Answers and No Questions - Has anyone seen the new movie "And Then She Found Me?" My wife and I just saw it yesterday. It started out with the promise on touching on some significant issues to the adoption community. It did end up touching on a large range Steve Apr 28, 2008 7:00 AM
American Adoption Congress 2009 National Conference - Announcing a new event of interest to The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group! What: American Adoption Congress When: Wed Apr 22, 2009 - Sat Apr 25, 2009 Where: Cleveland, Ohio Meeting Description: The American Steve Feb 28, 2008 4:12 PM
Fwd: [AAC-NEWS] Portland Conference - Fwd: [AAC-NEWS] Portland Conference Steve Feb 11, 2008 4:13 PM
New Meeting: The Orange County Adoptees Meetup - Announcing a new meeting for The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group! What: The Orange County Adoptees Meetup When: Wednesday, February 13, 6:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meeting Description: T Steve Feb 8, 2008 10:15 AM
Feb 6 Meetup Officially Cancelled - Due to a number of last minute cancellations, tonight's Meetup is officially canceled. As soon as I hear from a few of our regular members as what day will be best, I'll reschedule the Meetup for another time this month, will post it to the calendar, and Steve Feb 6, 2008 5:33 PM
Richard's Story - Richard is a new member of our Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group who attended our most recent meeting for the first time. A number of the people attending asked if Richard would post the link to his story. Here is that link: Steve Jan 18, 2008 8:00 PM
Richard's Story - Richard is a new member of our Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group and our most recent meeting was the first one that he attended. A number of our members at that meeting requested that Richard post a link to his story. Here is that link: Steve Jan 18, 2008 3:32 PM
The Lifelong Impact of Adoption Lecture and Discussion - I have been requested to pass the following information to our group. Some of us in the group have attended this lecture and discussion by Marlou Russell which she puts on one about every 3 months. I feel this is a worthwhile lecture / discussion to atten Steve Jan 18, 2008 3:26 PM
AAC Annual Conference in Portland,OR in Mar 2008 - The American Adoption Congress Annual Conference will be held in Portland, Oregon, Wed Mar 26 - Sat Mar 29, 2008 at the Portland Downtown Marriott. This will be the third year that I'll be attending this conference. I found them to be worth Steve Dec 23, 2007 12:29 PM
Event details changed: The Orange County Adoptees January Meetup - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://adoptees.meetup.com/24/­calendar/6904349/ When: Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at 6:30 PM Where: Slideba Steve Dec 13, 2007 6:11 PM
2008 Annual AAC Conference Online Registration Now Available - You can now register for the American Adoption Congress (AAC) 2008 Annual Conference online. I've already registered and made my travel plans. This will be the 3rd one that I've attended. I hope some of you can make it there and we'll get t Steve Dec 9, 2007 3:18 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] Report: Let Adoptees See Birth Info (AP) - had I known an adoptee goes through this crap even when finally an adult I would have never given a child up for adoption. This stuff isn't mentioned during adoption. An adoptee after 18 is an adult and there should be no boundaries for info and if the pa elizabeth Nov 14, 2007 5:06 PM
DMC SAYS STUDY GIVES POWER TO ADOPTEES - MEDIA ADVISORY: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DARRYL `DMC' McDANIELS SAYS ADOPTION INSTITUTE STUDY `GIVES POWER' TO ADOPTEES: REPORT SUGGESTS ALL STATES ALLOW ACCESS TO BIRTH CERTIFICATES NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2007 - Rap superstar Darryl McDani Steve Nov 13, 2007 3:51 PM
Report: Let Adoptees See Birth Info (AP) - Report: Let Adoptees See Birth Info By DAVID CRARY NEW YORK (AP) ? It's among the most divisive questions in the realm of adoption: Should adult adoptees have access to their birth records, and thus be able to learn the identity of t Steve Nov 12, 2007 7:06 PM
Event details changed: The Orange County Adoptees December Meetup - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://adoptees.meetup.com/24/­calendar/6699489/ When: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 6:30 PM Where: Slide Steve Nov 8, 2007 11:14 PM
RE: [adoptees-24] Touched By Adoption 2008 Calendar & Greeting Cards - Dan Oct 26, 2007 2:54 PM
Touched By Adoption 2008 Calendar & Greeting Cards - I thought I would just pass this on. Patrick offers some very unique Greeting Cards for those of us in reunion with our birth families. Card stores rarely seems to have cards with quite the right message for family members that did not grow up together: Steve Oct 26, 2007 2:35 PM
The Orange County Adoptees October Meetup - Hi everyone! I arrived just a little late to the most recent OC Adoptee Meetup and was surprised to find everyone already sitting outside at the Slidebar. I don't mind having the meeting outside if the weather is nice and they don't have a big Steve Sep 26, 2007 5:37 PM
New Poll About Meetup Date and Time - Please log into your Orange County Adoptee Meetup.com Account and vote in the new poll about changing the date and time of our meeting. The previous poll had Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in a dead heat, but there was also a significant vote for changin Steve Sep 7, 2007 4:27 PM
Fwd: Post Graduate Certificate in Adoption Therapy - Fwd: Post Graduate Certificate in Adoption Therapy Steve Sep 5, 2007 11:14 AM
New Event: American Adoption Congress 2008 Annual Meeting - Announcing a new event for The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group! What: American Adoption Congress 2008 Annual Meeting When: Wednesday, March 26, 9:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Event Descript Steve Jun 21, 2007 2:17 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] What is the best day and time for Adoptee Meetups? - Hi Kimber! Actually, the feedback is being done via a "Poll" feature of the Meetup Group. If you login at Meetup.com and go to the OC Adoptees Group and then select "Poll", you can vote your preferences right there. We'll use the feedback from that Steve Jun 21, 2007 1:19 PM
What is the best day and time for Adoptee Meetups? - Sorry if this is a 2nd message! My computer is acting up! I've been wanting to join this group for a while, but week days don't work well for me. (I live in Claremont and it's too far to drive after commuting to work.)&nbs Rachelle Jun 21, 2007 12:30 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] What is the best day and time for Adoptee Meetups? - I've been wanting to join this group for a while, but week days don't work well for me. (I live in Claremont and it's too far to drive after commuting to work.) I hope you will consider some weeked meetups. Thanks! Steve < Rachelle Jun 21, 2007 12:29 PM
Re: [adoptees-24] What is the best day and time for Adoptee Meetups? - Hi Steve, I live outside of Orange County so meeting during the week is impossible for me during the school year. I may be able to meetup once during summer. Probably a Saturday morning or Sunday afternoon would be best for me. However, I Mary E Jun 19, 2007 2:43 PM
What is the best day and time for Adoptee Meetups? - We are thinking of moving the day and time of the Adoptees Meetups. We might even have 2 meetings each month, one on a weekday evening and one on a weekend afternoon. Attendance at either or both meetings is always optional. I have set up a pol Steve Jun 14, 2007 1:18 AM
Event details changed: The Orange County Adoptees July Meetup - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://adoptees.meetup.com/24/­calendar/5863306/ When: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 6:30 PM We thought it wo Steve Jun 8, 2007 8:56 PM
Free Primal Wound books for everyone! - For everyone that attends the June 2007 Meetup, I'll be bringing a free copy of the "Primal Wound" book for them to take home and keep. Please only take a copy if you haven't read the book yet, or know of another adoptee that you'd like to give Steve May 29, 2007 4:56 PM
RE: [adoptees-24] Event details changed: The Orange County Adoptees June Meetup - Dan May 11, 2007 3:25 PM
RE: [adoptees-24] Event details changed: The Orange County Adoptees June Meetup - Preview not available Desiree May 11, 2007 3:16 PM
Event details changed: The Orange County Adoptees June Meetup - I've added the following note to the upcoming meetup description: "I'll be bringing free copies of "Primal Wound" as well as some spare copies of other adoption books and audio copies of the recent annual American Adoption Conference (AAC) Steve May 11, 2007 9:26 AM
Event details changed: The Orange County Adoptees May Meetup - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://adoptees.meetup.com/24/­calendar/5639491/ When: Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 6:30 PM Where: Slidebar Ca Steve Apr 5, 2007 3:50 PM
NEW: The Orange County Adoptees Meetup Group Mailing List - Announcing our new mailing list! It's a great new way to talk in between Meetups right from our email. This means we can discuss where to meet, what to talk about and who's bringing what without having to keep checking the Meetup.com website. T Steve Apr 5, 2007 3:29 PM

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