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The Other Side?

For the last few weeks, I’ve been haunted by fearful thoughts. If I’m honest, I’ve had these fearful thoughts for four years, ever since the first time Little Man told us life was too hard, hurt too much, and it would be better if he were dead. 439 more words


The Greatest Risk


It happened so fast.

Usually I can pick up on the signs and have time to redirect or move us to a safe location. But this time, I missed all the signs. 2,834 more words


VB mom says special needs son was abused by school staff, has video

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — 8News sister station WAVY is investigating a disturbing video that shows how school staff members handled a special needs student. A Virginia Beach mother is now fighting with the school system over it. 274 more words


The Good, the Bad, and the Ableist

I’ve been meaning to do this post up for a somewhat longer while than intended. But last week, we lost a truly amazing human being, whose passing left a gaping abyss in the soul of the realm of music. 1,022 more words


Quieting the voices again

Last week I shared some really personal stuff about my childhood. What I haven’t told you was that every time I read, write, or think about my past I experience the negative emotions that go along with it. 841 more words


Still Hangin' On

Hey all my awesome WP dudes! It’s been a while since I’ve posted because I haven’t really had anything good to say and I can’t stand when people just complain about everything all the time. 204 more words

Offerings and blessings

This morning, I picked the rest of the tomatoes and put them under the trees for the wildlife to enjoy.   It was an offering for the great weekend we’ve had and the contact from friends and family – who cannot provide direct care to CJ, but were I not able to keep everything going as well as I do, they are all there to help with their individual talents.  8 more words