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fighting for those who fight for us

~ Once again, Jess has graciously handed over the mic so that I can do some shouting. Well, not actually shouting or ranting this time, but rather to thank Jess and all of you for your support over this last year. So much has happened. We held a Congressional briefing in January to educate people … Continue reading

the glory theirs the duty ours

– Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours. ~Wallace Bruce – My friends, If you’ve been around here for a while, you’ve heard me talk (ad nauseam you might say) about the absolutely egregious lack of care for our nation’s military children with autism. You’ve also undoubtedly heard … Continue reading

one voice

– And I want to tell you how incredibly proud I am of my dear friend Rachel, who kicked some congressional ass yesterday. Who told her story, her family’s story, and in so doing brought a briefing room first to tears and then to their feet. I want to tell you that Rachel is incredibly special … Continue reading

mike

* I don’t know how to do this, guys. I really don’t. I don’t know how to write about my visit with Mike. You see, I come here every day and I tell my story. I talk about other people, of course, and sometimes their stories overlap with mine in such a way as to … Continue reading

dear mr president

* Precious little in your life Is yours by right And won without a fight   ~ Eleanor Mcevoy, Precious Little * May 3, 2012 President Barack Obama 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, My name is Jess Wilson. I have the honor of meeting with your friend and advisor, Mike … Continue reading

what do you want him to know?

* So those of you who have been around here for a while might remember that around this time last year, I wrote THIS,which led to an invitation to THIS which is how I ended up going HERE which I then wrote about HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE and then finally HERE. In the … Continue reading

the stage is yours

The time has come, my friends. We’re taking this show to Washington. On January 31st, US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (and can I just say, Oh my God, I LOVE her) and US Congressman John Larson (whom I don’t know, but since he’s doing this I’m going to say that I love him too) will host a … Continue reading

a rant, a book and a plea for help

* I have a LOT to tell you. A LOT. In fact, there’s a big arse blog jam building up in my poor little foam-stuffed head. It’s gotten so bad recently that I’ve begun a list of reminders for posts that need writing so that I won’t forget. There’s ‘family photos – how’, ‘what is … Continue reading

caring for military kids with autism

Dear Readers, I have so many stories that I’m dying to share with you. Big stories. Well, you know – our kind of big stories – the ones about small moments that were really anything but. But the stories are going to have to wait. Because there’s something happening in our back yard that is … Continue reading