Sister Act

A few years ago a very close friend of my cousin Andy passed away suddenly from a heart attack. He was either 42 or 43 at the time with a wife and two young kids. I went to the funeral and the friend’s brother got up to speak. One thing he said has stuck with […]

It isn’t easy being green

I do love  the Muppets. I always picture Kermit riding that bicycle in the first Muppet movie, so clever!  Today my parents and my sister are taking the boys to lunch and then to see the new Muppet Movie. Typically I would love to go see it, but I don’t want to see it more […]

I am thankful for autism.

I am reading tons of articles about how to prepare your ASD (autism spectrum disorder) child for the holidays.  Some are incredibly helpful in that they let you know it’s ok to be super stressed about it. The key, really, is preparation, Good thing I ate a lot of girl scout cookies (samoas rule). You […]

A Chuckle and a Tear

Introspection…. I never really read blogs before I started blogging. From time to time an interesting autism one might catch my eye but truthfully I just wasn’t hooked into the whole blogosphere. Now I read a few blogs on a regular basis and I love to read people’s perspectives and observations, particularly on day-to-day life […]

Woo hoo I got the Indian

I have a serious passion, yes, passion, for milk duds and tootsie rolls. I made the mistake of telling my work group about this. So, after witnessing the meltdown on Monday ,one of the guys in my group, who is really terrific and supportive, brought in a bag of Tootsie Pops. At 8:30 I busted […]