Monthly Archives: March 2011

Being Needed.

There are things about my son that I learn every day.  Even though I continue to learn, I, as a parent, have a repository of knowledge about him that is unparalleled on Earth.  Think about it.  Who knows your child … Continue reading

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Underestimating Focus.

I was thinking that life can be blurry sometimes.  When we focus on one thing, we don’t see everything else that passes us by.  I wonder how much of my son’s life is a blur to him as he is … Continue reading

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Running Away in a Dream

Sometimes, I need to run away. Just take a deep breath and escape. I dream of quiet.  Total complete peace.  A warm, sandy beach.  A gentle breeze.  Brown sugar sand between my toes. The smell of fresh, tropical flowers.  The … Continue reading

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We’re sorry. Your communication could not be completed at this time.

Words fly by me fast and loud.  They are not formed into a sentence.  They are phrases.  Bits and pieces of meaning.  Bits and pieces of nonsense. Communication is more than words.  It’s more than a sentence.  It is a … Continue reading

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Lighting Up Blue While Seeing Red.

Lack of control over others’ ignorant behavior can lead to frustration which can escalate to anger which will be viewed with intolerance over which the initial actor has a lack of control which begins the whole vicious cycle again. Read … Continue reading

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No, It’s an Unhealthy Interest in Fruits & Veggies…

A couple years ago, when the little guy was between 2 and 3 years old, he had this love for vegetables and fruit.  Now, don’t get lulled into the idea that his love of fruits and vegetables was in the … Continue reading

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Honest Tears.

I wanted to post something happy today.  Some bit of light.  And so I stared at the blank page.  Nothing came.  Then, out of honesty, this flowed from my heart.  There’s a bit of happy if you look. My mom … Continue reading

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