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her mark

her mark

My girl came home from school crushed. She tried to pretend it was nothing – all part of the process, after all. But the bravado crumbled quickly. She wanted the part so badly — Ida in Honk, a musical version of The Ugly Duckling. It was her eighth grade musical – her last chance to … Continue reading

an open door

{image is a photo of Brooke at age seven, watching a dress rehearsal of Godspell at a local community theater – with her Jesus doll.}  Last night, an autistic friend reached out to me, frustrated by yet another APRIL! AUTISM! AWARENESS! attempt gone, for her, terribly, terribly wrong. As I read her words, the pain … Continue reading