A moment of clarity

In case you are new to my blog or you don’t know me personally, you will need to go back to the blog post “Lost in Translation” to get a glimpse of where I am today. Long story short, Bryan got lost at camp last year and the camp covered it up. I only found […]


Yesterday I got an email from one of my autism connections about a work program for ¬†adults with autism to work at a car wash. ¬†Like many other things, what upsets me is not what was actually communicated but rather what it may or may not represent for Bryan or other kids on the spectrum. […]

Hero Worship

When I was a kid my sister used to tell me I was adopted. Now of course adoption is great, but as a young kid hearing this from your sibling was traumatic. She used to tell me this, and various other things which I won’t say here since we have resolved our differences, to upset […]

He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother

About 5 or 6 years ago a very close buddy of my cousin passed away suddenly from a massive heart attack. It was quite shocking and sad. I went to the funeral since I also knew him and his family and was struck by what his brother said when he got up to speak. He […]

Happy and Peppy and Bursting with Love!

Favorite Odd Couple moment: Oscar and Felix’s apartment. Felix and Gloria are getting remarried in the apartment. Oscar and Murray are in the kitchen. Murray: “Oscar, how come Gloria isn’t wearing white?” Oscar: “Murray, she’s the mother of two children!” Murray: “I guess it’s hard to keep things white with kids around.” Humor is usually […]