Author: Michael Galinsky

I can't really remember how it all started, or how i first found out that my roommate was doing it. He had kept it secret for a long time. I also remember seeing the "donors wanted" ad in the school newspaper. it was a quarter page ad and it was always there....

I just called my old lab to ask once again about filming there. I get so nervous when calling them it's really kind of funny. My hands shake, my breath gets short, and my heart races. I'm not even sure what I'm nervous about. maybe I'm nervous that they'll say no?...

This week we are down in North Carolina visiting my mother as well as my sister and her family. F loves to come here and her anxiety and defiance have been getting much better so I was looking forward to the trip. However, there are still a few things that still just set her off. One of those things is...

Alana was our saviour yesterday. F has finished school for the year and was home all day. I had a lot to get done before leaving for vacation to see my mother in NC. Alana hung out with F and did a few projects- like making a movie poster for the movie that we have been working on. F is still...

Last night Alana and I went to meet with my friend Yvette. I've know Yvette for over a decade but we've always hung out in group setting so I didn't know much about her background. Shortly after I posted my op-ed Yvette contacted me to tell me that she was adopted and had been thinking a lot about it recently....

I made my first post a few days ago. One of the commenters was Alana Sveta. She invited me to use a song of hers for my movie.I listened and was blown away. Turns out that she was on her way from New Orleans to Brooklyn on tour. A few days after writing her comment, she was staying at my...

It's 9am on Sunday - father's day and I have just woken up. With our kids this is a rarity- usually I am up at 7:45 and my wife is up at 6ish.  I get up and take the kids to school or out to play and she goes back to sleep for awhile. Since it's father's day they are making...

It's an odd coincidence that I chose to start this blog a couple of day's before Father's Day. It's also ironic that ever since I started working on this my older daughter F's attitude and behavior have deteriorated so rapidly. While taking a break from thinking about this essay just now, I read a headline that screamed, "Obama Asks Men...

Until my friend Lois brought it up, I really hadn't thought about having been a sperm donor for some time. Perhaps it drifted into a conversation every couple of years, but it wasn't front and center in my conciousness. As I write that I realize that some-possibly many DC (donor conceived) -people might be hurt by that- the idea that...