Tagged with president obama

one house on the block

— To those of you who read Diary without a further connection to autism, I am grateful. I beg you though, please, please always remember as you read … Our autism is just one house on the block, not remotely representative of its neighbors. Our friends need help. And by God they need it now. … Continue reading


   –   I’m meeting Joe Kennedy tonight (he’s running for Barney Frank’s seat in congress). For the last 10 minutes I have been wondering if there’s a way to work the word Camelot into casual conversation. #SoWrong . ~ Dairy’s Facebook status, Friday, April 13th, 5pm   –   Guess who just said that … Continue reading

where to begin

* I have no idea how to begin to process yesterday’s meeting with Mike, no less write about it. It was monumental on so very many levels. From a personal perspective, I still can’t quite wrap my brain around the fact that I spent nearly two hours (in what was scheduled as a thirty minute … 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

dear oprah

** They give you two thousand characters. Not words, characters. That includes spaces and line breaks, ellipses and apostrophes. It includes quotation marks and dashes, periods and exclamation marks. The whole kit and caboodle. And let me tell you, two thousand characters ain’t much. It takes me two thousand characters to say, “Hi, my name … Continue reading

to those who ask why

** Hello. I came across your blog on facebook; a friend of mine that has a son with Autism posted and I read it. Then read some more and cried. I do not have a child with a disability but I know LOTS who do. I never really understood what a parent of a child … Continue reading