Monthly Archives: July 2011

Weekend Update…

A full week of trial. What did we accomplish? Lots of lawyers arguing and – after a day and a half – we finished choosing the jury (there’s a week’s worth of blog material there but no time now).  That’s … Continue reading

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Anticipating Distance.

Six days and counting!  Last night, I devoted time to opening statement.  While I am excited to finally tell the story I’ve been working on for three years, I’m already feeling isolated.  Yet, it is my job to seek justice. … Continue reading

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The Understudy.

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.  When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.  You relinquish that position to your children.  Jessica Lange Isn’t that a true quote though?  For me it … Continue reading

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Not Perfect.

Things have been changing around here, yet again.  As the biggest case of my career looms in the distance like an approaching storm, I feel the project culminating.  I’m working longer hours, leaving the office to take testimony, preparing.  I’m … Continue reading

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The Guessing Game.

In my son’s ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) sessions, there are tutors who work “programs” which teach certain concepts to my son.  Lately, they’ve been working on a program called the “guessing game.”  The idea is a pared-down version of 20 … Continue reading

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Delays.

With autism, the term “developmental delay” is used often.  I used to think of it as all doom and gloom. Lately, I’ve been feeling like we are coming out of a very long tunnel getting some light.  Guess what?  Delay … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesdays. (Because Sometimes You Just Run Out of Time)

Happy Wednesday, everyone!  

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