Tag: special needs


You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometime…*

This weekend, I returned to a Lake Huron beach what I took away a year ago. As an adult, the Catholicism I was raised with has failed to feed me spiritually. So I’ve found myself looking more often for signals and meaning in the natural world. More than a decadeRead More

Welcome to my life. Please take my seat.

This was supposed to be a triumphant blog post. Summer got off to a good start (relatively speaking). Knowing he’ll return to the same teacher and classroom in the fall, Owen’s anxiety was at low tide. Routine being the key to everything, we set a summer one that includes threeRead More

Pissed off-ism

lection season is in high gear, and I hear a lot of political candidates yapping about the middle class squeeze or the middle class crush. As a member of the middle class, I’d like to reframe that worn-out image. I don’t feel squeezed, or crushed. What I have is pissedRead More