Your Guardian Angel Only Shows when You’re Sleeping Because She’s Got Other Shit to Do.

There is a somewhat depressing but highly accurate article in the New Yorker this week about how easy it is for the elderly to lose their rights through a court appointed guardian. It sums up the stress and distress of the last job I had as a case manager for a guardianship agency. How stressful […]

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As the Truck Says…

Thanks to a fatal car crash on Interstate 70, I took a detour last week through Trump country. I equally commiserate with and loathe these people. Being ½ hillbilly myself, I’ve suppressed many comments at family gatherings about politics in general and Mr. Trump specifically. I realize that this makes me part of the problem but […]

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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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