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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Dad was Different….

I had a greatest generation Dad. The kind of guy who worked, went to church and had a chair that was reserved, by law, for him in front of the tv. You didn’t see this type of Dad much unless you were in trouble or he needed a socket wrench. Except my dad didn’t use […]

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Entitlement Benefits: Part 1 of the Disability Holy Trinity

Parents of disabled kids are always on the internet yammering away about something tragic or poignant. Some are more elegant than others (see the exceedingly beautiful essayhttp://velamag.com/superbabies-dont-cry/), but all parents of “specials” experience our children in a pointedly unique way.  To put some corporate jargon spin on it, we are afforded more opportunities to “syngerize” […]

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