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While I Couldn't Write

“We haven’t told the others yet,” my coworker said to me yesterday. “They aren’t going to take it as well as you did.”

“As well as I did…” Her words lingered in the air as I felt my mouth fill with what I wanted to say. 610 more words


Ableism And The Pink Plastic Flamingos

While running errands, my daughter Meg asked if we could go to Target. On another recent trip there she had seen some pink plastic flamingos in the dollar aisle and wanted to buy one. 375 more words


Advocacy For One, Advocacy For All

And then I explained to him how naive we were, that the world did know and remained silent. And that is why I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation.

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On Circumstances and Attitudes

A Memorial Day Tribute Inspired by Led Zeppelin’s Stairway and the Journey to D-Day

Our boat sank Saturday. It was an awful feeling as I stood, unable to do anything but watch from the dock as Neal was frantically trying to bail out the water faster than it was pouring over the transom. 1,126 more words

Giving Thanks

Aspergers, Empathy, Bullying and Suicide

Good grief… what a title!

What is going in the mind of someone who would write that?

The answer.


That misspelling was deliberate so that I could include a favorite drawing and give a shout out to an all-time favorite blog post by… 622 more words


A Letter To Someone I Do Not Know

I read your words.

I know the pain. I know the fatigue, the doubt, the worry.

If I told you it will all go away, would you believe me? 497 more words


Even In This Mad World, Hope Is Everywhere

It’s been a tough week.

I have been discouraged by the negativity that sometimes seems to dominate our world. There are times it brings me down. 243 more words

Giving Thanks