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voting day

click on the picture to read the post ~ As many of you know, I took a risk yesterday. A big one. And it scared the hell out of me. When I got the e-mail from the Huffington Post editorial desk letting me know that my post, The Biggest Hypocrisy of All was up, I … Continue reading

47 days

* Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. ~ Barack Obama I am grateful that Liz has begun the process of reaching out to self-advocates. I am hopeful that through her conversations, … 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

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

dear mr president

** * Yesterday afternoon, I was asked to write a letter to the President. I thought perhaps they meant the president of the PTO or maybe the president of the local Kiwanis club, but it turned out they meant, you know, the big guy. Like the leader of the free world. THE President. Like of … Continue reading