Speaking of speaking up

Turkey leftovers are dwindling, but I’ll long be grateful for two gifts my children bestowed this Thanksgiving week. Audrey’s Brownie troop did a project about their families in which each girl was asked to list the talents of each person. Here’s her page » When I saw she’d listed my talentRead More

Musing on literary gestations

Writing a book is often likened to having a baby.  It’s a long, arduous, long, exhilarating, long, painful, long, rewarding – did I say long? – process. Publication Day for my second novel is May 8, 2018, nine months from today. In human terms, that makes today, Aug. 8, Conception Day. In reality,Read More

SCOTUS ruling a victory for special ed students; beware the oncoming spin

Today the U.S. Supreme Court unaninmously ruled in favor of an autistic Colorado student and his family seeking reimbursement for private school tuition. The family charged the public school district near Denver was not meeting its obligation under federal legislation (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, IDEA) to provide their sonRead More