Tag Archives: Disability

My Favorite Christmas Ornaments

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt 1)  Have you decorated your Christmas tree?  Share a favorite Christmas ornament. I always feel a week behind during Christmastime!  My mother is coming in next week and we plan to get our … Continue reading

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Flannery O’Connor: A Woman With Lupus Who Accomplished Great Things

It is thanks to the comedian Norm MacDonald and his twitter bookclub @normsbookclub, that I for the past few months have been expanding my mind and reading things I would have never read before if it wasn’t for Norm and … Continue reading

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Forgetting Everything I Knew

I read Expecting Adam as a member of the From Left to Write book club.  I was given a free copy of this book. This post is inspired by the book. Welcome to all of my fellow book club members or anyone … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Halloween!

For the first time ever, I’d be willing to bet, school was closed on Halloween.  Due to the storm, some schools still didn’t have power and roads were still closed.  I’d also bet that it was the first time the … Continue reading

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Vacation Lost

Due to Grant getting his disability and us now having a small nest egg, we decided to do something with Tyler we had never done…take him on a vacation.  It was going to be a mini-vacation to Hershey Park’s “Halloween … Continue reading

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Why I Stay

(I read Lost Edens as a member of the From Left to Write book club.  I was given a free copy of this book.  This post is inspired by the book. Welcome to all of my fellow book club members or … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Spookley the Square Pumpkin!

When Tyler was a month old, five years ago, Grant eagerly bought our son a couple of Halloween books.  The only problem was they were for toddlers, at least.  “We can’t read these to him!” I said, laughing.  “Oh, I … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: The Fall Festival!

One of the things I love about living where we do is that you can be in New York City one weekend and down on the farm the next.  All of you people who make fun of New Jersey think about … Continue reading

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The Day After the Day After

No, I did not survive a nuclear explosion, I just feel like I did. I’m talking about when a chronically ill parent decides they are going to give it their all, usually to do something stupid if not impossibly beyond … Continue reading

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On Being Remembered

(I read Cleopatra A Life as a member of the From Left to Write book club.  I was given a free copy of this book.  This post is inspired by the book. Welcome to all of my fellow book club members … Continue reading

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