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listening

~ “The orifice of learning  is the ear, not the mouth, kid. If you want to actually start learning, shut the $%#@ up and listen.” – Jimmy C I’d love to tell you all about him, but time is short this morning. It will have to suffice to say that Jimmy was my mentor. The … Continue reading

for mikaela, drew and owen

~ In honor of Mikaela Lynch, Drew Howell and Owen Black – and sent with love to the families who grieve the catastrophic loss of their angels. We are so, so incredibly sorry for your pain. We are in this together. It was June 13th, 2008. This was what I wrote. (edited slightly) She was … Continue reading

hands on

  Last night, my dear friend Judith posted the following on her personal Facebook page. I asked her this morning if she would be willing to let me share it with you. I am so grateful that she said yes. Please share it. With anyone and everyone who might listen. I”m begging. Because the judgement … Continue reading

what we did

~ ~ The back story … By The Grace of God First thing first, Luau spoke with the director of the center. To her credit, she called him first thing in the morning. She was as apologetic as the therapist who had written to me the night before. She assured him that she is drafting a … Continue reading

by the grace of god

* I don’t know where to start. I’ve stared at the blinking cursor for ten minutes now and I still don’t know how to tell this story. So I’m going to do what I tell others to do when they tell me that they don’t know where to begin. I’m going to start in the … Continue reading

a list of thank you’s – part two

* So where was I? Ah, yes, Drew and I had just met with Jeneil, along with a few others – including one who is doing groundbreaking (sometimes literally) work in the area of adult housing, one who is a psychologist who works with ASD families and one who works as a community service liaison … Continue reading

a list of thank you’s

* They’ve been hanging over my head for over a week. The thank you notes that desperately need to be written. But these are not just any thank you notes. These are the kind that demand time and effort and at least a certain amount of art. Because their recipients deserve no less. Our friends … Continue reading