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That September Feeling

Today was the first day I noticed the morning mist. It hangs, golden, over stubbled fields heavy with dew, slowly disappearing, soaked up by the still-warm, late-summer sunshine of September. 480 more words


Book Review: The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer

The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A stream-of-consciousness narrative tackling dual themes of mental illness (schizophrenia, in particular) and grief, “The Shock of the Fall” follows 19-year-old Matthew Homes as he seeks to write his story, partly on his treatment program’s computer and partly on the typewriter his grandmother gave him. 161 more words

Don't Look Like A Tourist

Let me give you a few tips Harrison before we get off of the bus. We are from the city so you will be fine in New York. 590 more words

Single Moms

Chromosome Mutation

Chromosome Mutation:

As read in my previous article; genetic mutation, you should know that chromosome mutation is an error in cell division. By this we mean that during cell division the chromosomes in any one pair do not divide and remain intact. 189 more words


Living Hope for Children with Special Needs

I’m pleased to welcome my friend, Nicole Jansezian, to our blog community porch today. She’s living real hope in real time with her oldest son who is a V.I.P. 1,376 more words


Our Lived Perspective:  Close Encounters 2.

This latest post from Our Lived Perspective is, again, another old one: and, again, it was brought to mind by a thread in which someone had shared a negative comment they had either seen or received, posted apparently by the mother of an adult with Down’s Syndrome, who seemed extremely embittered with her life, who blamed her daughter for everything that was wrong in her life. 642 more words

Mama Guilt

Lets talk about Mama Guilt.  You all know what I’m talking about.  Are you spending enough time with your kids?  Do you cook enough?  Are you involved enough?  936 more words