An Invitation to view, like, and follow –

Reclaiming the Sippel-Herr Family Honor

Gert McQueen’s New Blog and New Facebook Page

The Blog’s title –

The Life and Times of Joan M Wheeler; Duped by Adoption, A book Study

an in-depth analyzes of the book Forbidden Family My Life as an Adoptee Duped by Adoption by Joan M Wheeler and the author’s first book Forbidden Family

https://gertmcqueen2.wordpress.com/

The Facebook page title –

The life and times of Joan M Wheeler; duped by adoption, a book study

(product/service)

https://www.facebook.com/dupedbyadoption1

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if you so feel like it…share them with your friends!

Thank you for your interest and support!

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just something I do

http://yoginitransformed.wordpress.com/2014/11/05/ashtanga-and-ayurveda-workshop-with-mary-flinn-reflections-by-gert-McQueen/

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telling our truth about OUR family

my new article is up and on line
by gertmcqueen
Reblogged from Reclaiming the Sippel-Herr Family Honor:

This has been in the works for a year!

please take a look at it…tweet it, facebook like it, comment on it

more to come later

http://www.chicagonow.com/portrait-of-an-adoption/2013/10/adoption-reunification-when-it-doesnt-work-out/

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Fun FACTS you may not know

It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite number of times.

Gold is the only metal that doesn’t rust, even if it’s buried in the ground for thousands of years .

Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end .

If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.

Each year 2,000,000 smokers either quit smoking or die of tobacco-related diseases.

Z ero is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals

Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers.

The song, Auld Lang Syne, is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year.

Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent

Peanut oil is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn’t smoke unless it’s heated above 450F

The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.

Nine out of every 10 living things live in the ocean

The banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man

Airports at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air density

The University of Alaska spans four time zones

The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot heal itself.

In ancient Greece , tossing an apple to a girl was a traditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant she accepted.

Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyright to the song Happy Birthday.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

A comet’s tail always points away from the sun

The Swine Flu vaccine in 1976 caused more death and illness than the disease it was intended to prevent

Caffeine increases the power of aspirin and other painkillers, that is why it is found in some medicines.

The military salute is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.

If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up, you can see stars, even in the middle of the day.

When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is sight

In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed

Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside

Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams

The moon moves about two inches away from the Earth each year

The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust

Due to earth’s gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters

Mickey Mouse is known as “Topolino” in Italy

Soldiers do not march in step when going across bridges because they could set up a vibration which could be sufficient to knock the bridge down

Everything weighs one percent less at the equator

For every extra kilogram carried on a space flight, 530 kg of excess fuel are needed at lift-off

The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.

And last but not least:

This is called ‘money bags’. So send this on to 5 and money will arrive in 5 days. Based on Chinese Feng Shui, the one who does not pass this on will have money troubles for the rest of the year

Superstitious or not, I passed this along because it is interesting information.

hope you had fun with these facts.

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Soul Healing Art


I love women who are brave enough to cross the mountains of life.
I love women who survive.
I love women who survive and still manage to carry the light of the living.
I love women who travel with their hearts upon their breasts.
I love women who travel with hearts upon their breasts and refuse, despite several indications to do otherwise, close such heart.
I love women with the experience of many, many moons.
I love women with the experience of many, many moons who still remember to laugh.
I love women who can smile while they traverse the deserts of life.
I love women who can smile while they traverse the deserts of life with hot sand underneath feet.
I love women who are brave and who have survived.

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Published in: on February 23, 2013 at 6:59 pm  Leave a Comment  

Refuting a Book of Lies: Forbidden Family --

by Gert McQueen

 Joan Wheeler’s book Forbidden Family is NO longer available! It is DEAD!

 The publisher pulled it from their on-line market once they saw that the book contained libelous materials and was just a hate-manifesto. They dropped it like a hot potato and distanced themselves far away from Joan Wheeler. 

The book was never considered to be a best seller nor a mover and when asked about how many copies were printed and available the publisher used the terms ‘nothing to get excited about’.  (Ruth’s note: yep, Trafford told me on the phone “It was hardly a best-seller.”)

UPDATE, MARCH 2016, as older posts are being seen I’m updating with links to my second blog and a Facebook page wherein I expose AGAIN the lies, fabrications and hate that Joan M Wheeler says about me and family. After the first book was pulled from publication by the publisher, May 2011…

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Published in: on February 20, 2013 at 6:20 pm  Leave a Comment  

Gert’s story how our family has been touched by adoption

How my family has been touched by adoption; both positive and negative aspects by Gert McQueen on January 13, 2013

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How my family has been touched by adoption; both positive and negative aspects by Gert McQueen on January 13, 2013

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How my family has been touched by adoption; both positive and negative aspects by Gert McQueen on January 13, 2013

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Who is Gert McQueen

Who is Gert McQueen? on January 12, 2013
new post

https://gertmcqueen.wordpress.com/2013/01/12/who-is-gert-mcqueen/

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