Monthly Archives: December 2015

Just Like Other Daughters–or is she really?

I read the book Just Like Other Daughters once and cried. I read it the second time and realized that it went against everything I had learned through working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. I read it again to prepare … Continue reading

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I Think, Therefore I’m Dangerous

Last night I was watching “Borm That Way.” For the most part I’m enjoying watching this reality show more than I expected. I watched last week’s episode and was struck by one situation.  One young woman named Megan, who  is … Continue reading

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#whyiwrite

Some of my fellow writers for The Mighty are posting #whyiwrite. It’s interesting to read the stories. I can’t help chiming in with my story, so here goes. i can’t remember how young I was when I really caught on … Continue reading

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Be a Failed Artist

Author Patti Digh is one of the first people I think about when it comes to creativity. This is from her book What I Wish for You “Chapter 4, let go of certainty–be unsure.” Being unsure sounds completely bonkers. But if … Continue reading

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So This Is Christmas….

This is just about my favorite Christmas song, even though it is so sad-sounding. I played the newer Glee version because it doesn’t have the same sad connection to John Lennon. However, I feel as if I’m committing blasphemy, so … Continue reading

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Wonder If It’s Wonder in My Heart

Yes, I love Oreos. But that’s not why I love this commercial. I finally had to Google the lyrics. (They were kind of hard to find.) (Lyrics) Wonder what’s inside the holidays  What’s inside all these presents anyways?  What’s behind … Continue reading

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My Wish for You

I’m too late for Christmas Eve for most of you. But I still wish for you a Christmas Book Flood.

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