Long live Spock.
The character played by Leonard Nimoy had an intense logical nature. There are moments that I reminded of how Tucker’s brain works within the same intense logical environment. 507 more words
When my children were five and seven they had their first real ‘fight.’ I remember it quite clearly. It was the first time I had ever heard them be unkind towards each other (that doesn’t mean they hadn’t been…it’s just the first time they dared to in front of me). 528 more words
As the coordinator of an alternative special education graduation program in a large rural high school, I serve the students who are at highest risk for dropping out of school or leaving school without meeting Tennessee’s diploma requirements. 380 more words
When Nathan was in his teen years, I kept a haphazard journal of what life was like. By sharing a few of those entries below, I hope to convey the emotional exhaustion, the confusion, the wide swings in outlook that were part of his life, and ours. 953 more words