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Guardian abuse is becoming an epidemic. Well, perhaps “becoming” is the wrong word. It likely has been happening to families for many years. I had a conversation with Catharine Falk the other day. She is the daughter of Peter Falk … Continue reading
I received a Valentine’s Day card today from my sister Amanda. Amanda has Down syndrome. She is 46 years old and, following the death of our Dad in 2013, she went to live with our older brother in Arizona. … Continue reading
As Inauguration Day circles above us, riding the air currents like a predator, many have been dreading the last hours of our dear President Obama’s administration. His eloquence, grace and humor will certainly leave a tremendous void. But this inauguration … Continue reading
Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends! November 24th is also our Dad’s birthday. I miss him dearly. This picture is from 2002 – I think – when Dad rode Clifford in the 4th of July Parade on Drummond. Dad would … Continue reading
The election of Donald Trump has shaken a large (perhaps the majority – since more people actually voted for Hillary Clinton) part of the population. One faction affects me personally — Hillary had promised to be a champion for people … Continue reading
Tomorrow, October 27, will mark THREE MONTHS since I have talked to my sister Amanda. This will be the longest span of time in our lives that we have ever gone without communicating. The court system is hopelessly apathetic. I … Continue reading
Maybe someday I will get lucky and you will see this. Or maybe someone will read it to you. I just want you to know that, even if I never get to see you or talk to you again, (which … Continue reading
This blog post is worth a revisit: From January 21, 2015 Prior Lake Priorities – On Bullying I know everyone likes to see nice and sunny, funny stories about my sister Amanda, who despite (or maybe partially due to) having … Continue reading
My little pond with its rocks and pebbles and shrubs has attracted a garter snake I call Athena, as I explained in a previous post. (Snakes… Why Did It Have To Be Snakes?) Athena ‘charmed’ me with what appears to … Continue reading
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Authors Nancy and Amanda Bailey describe in their true story what life is like growing up with Down syndrome. Hilarious, heartbreaking and inspirational.
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