A Year Without Autism

It’s been one year since I moved my then 22 year old autistic daughter into her supported living apartment. As part of the transition, the apartment was set up weeks before she moved. She visited a few times before the move so she had a visual picture of what she new home would be like. […]

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Some heavy days

Those days when weeks feel like years.  Sadness sits with me and I review everything that I have done in my life in the middle of my life. The past is not my best period. Sometimes I reach way back and feel ok. With the exception of the late library books and the time I […]

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The Lovely Eggs 

[a creative nonfiction but that was just rejected for publication]  I spent the better part of the last 20 years letting three children suck the life out of me. They consistently depended on my help at all kinds of ungodly hours. Preschool aged mornings were the worst. I had twin girls, one of whom had […]

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