I’d like to introduce you to, in no particular order, Elsa, Colleen, Marlene, Minnie, and Scruffy Muffy, whose real name, I think, is Muffin. Visiting my parents means spending hours on the porch swing with something fluffy and warm on my lap. I love it.
One of my favorite family traditions is Christmas in July. My parents did it for us when we were children, and now I do it for my kids. This year was extra sweet because my family had been in strict isolation for four months, and we drove up to see my parents, who had also been extremely isolated. Hugging my … Read More
My Marsh Cat has gone missing. I last saw him at about 6 pm on May 3, and it’s not like him to be gone for more than 24 hours. The above picture was taken hours before he disappeared. He’s neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. If anybody sees him, would you please let us know? He has a scabbed wound on … Read More
The Williams Syndrome Association put out a wonderful video that touches on some of the main points of Williams Syndrome. I know so many of the beautiful faces in this video, and it fills me with joy. When my son was first diagnosed with WS, we weren’t in contact with anybody else who had it, and felt horrifically alone. (I … Read More
Holidays have this insane, commercial buildup. There’s pressure, pressure, PRESSURE and then suddenly it’s over. You’re left with dead flowers, discount chocolates, and the next holiday (or two) creeping into the stores. Stop. Just stop. This has become madness. I find myself pushing back at the hype. I want to surround myself with my family, whom I love, and let … Read More
After the Thankgsgiving Turkey Trot. They make me smile!
Yesterday was an emotional day. One of my roommates received some devastating news. I’m still bruised myself. So we all stayed inside of our safe, warm house yesterday, leaving only to get more Coke Zeros, snacks, and dinner. Do you know what it feels like to be loved? To have people who genuinely care for you gathered around? It feels … Read More
And because he asked for it, here’s a picture of Robby D and Jesse Young, both of whom I’m grateful for. Dork. Happy Thanksgiving!