Posted in February 2015

autism housing pathways

For 3 years now, Autism Housing Pathways has been asking me to be one of the “celebrities” in their Dancing With The Stars fundraiser. Despite the fact that I LOVE the incredible work that they do and I really, truly, wholeheartedly want to support them, I’ve been coming up with excuse after excuse for not … Continue reading

vic’s valentines

vic’s valentines

Image is a graphic reading, “Do small things with great love. – Mother Teresa} Ken Cruz is one of my all-time favorite Diary readers. (Except for you, of course.) Ken has been hanging out around these parts for a long time. He finds encouragement in Brooke’s stories and he turns it into faith that his beautiful … Continue reading

mia hamm she ain’t

mia hamm she ain’t

{image is a photo of Katie striking the traditional “foot on ball” soccer pose before her first day of kindergarten soccer, 2006.} Long before Katie was born, I knew that she’d be a soccer player. I suppose that I should say I thought I knew, but at the time, I was certain. I have no idea … Continue reading

just like me

just like me

The questions took me back to that feeling, that desperate, lonely, feeling of being a broken version of everyone else around me. I remember how it felt to never have a character in a book, movie, t.v. show, or a song on the radio reflect who I was. I remember the feeling of looking around … Continue reading