Making The Most of The Time We Have

Join author, educator, and learner, Annmarie Kelly as she laughs, cries, and kvetches with the writers, musicians, entrepreneurs, and wanderers who inspire all of us to reach beyond our divisions and discover what it means to be wild, precious, and brave.

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Adopt Love and Understanding with Julia Brewer Daily

Adopt Love and Understanding with Julia Brewer Daily

Julia Brewer Daily began her career in Marketing, but she always knew she had a story to tell. Now in her 60s, Julia recently published her debut novel, NO NAMES TO BE GIVEN, a semi-autobiographical account of adoption practices years ago. In this episode, Annmarie and Julia discuss the heartache, love, and joy involved both in loving a child and letting her go.


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Artists and Titles Discussed in This Episode:

No Names to Be Given, by Julia Brewer Daily

The Last Flight, by Julie Clark

Olympus, Texas, by Stacey Swann



Blackbird and A Hard Day’s Night, by The Beatles

Trailer for the 1956 movie Giant



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