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Many of the things for which I am thankful are materialist, commercialized even. The Dollar Tree tops the list. For a measly dollar and seven cents, I can find almost anything. Because my belt had … more
Jason is a twenty-three year old professional occupational therapist who utilizes a wheelchair due to paraplegia. He leads a "perfectly normal" life. When he parks his car, he utilizes a handicapped parking space that has an additional outlined area more
Hubby has eclectic television viewing habits.  He can generally be seen watching Mountain Men, Yukon Gold, or Ice Road Truckers.  However, he often learns interesting things that he … more
As mothers tend to do, I flew to Nashville last week to help son number three who had a seizure and subsequent car accident. Angel has been happily living in Orlando with his biological brother, who looks just like him. He has a lively sister-in-law and more
There appears to be a depressed social atmosphere during these tough COVID times. Regular social interactions are laced with confusion and distraction. Customers may still hold the door open for incoming customers, but at a 6-foot length. The new more
I have lost a lot of weight in the past several months because of a lecture provided by my new cardiologist who boldly, simply said that if my weight did not decrease, I would have a stroke, heart attack, or experience imminent death. Yes, he came right more
Having a brother with a disability was not so bad. One of my favorite memories is going to Rocky Point on "Handicapped Children's Day," an outing sponsored by the Warwick Elks. We would start the day off at the massive Chowder Hall, and fill ourselves to more
Hubby and I generally eat dinner late, perched with legs outstretched on our comfortable recliners watching something good on Netflix or Hulu. When finished, after unwisely gobbling down dinner on an empty stomach, the pang of hunger still plagues me. more
I spent this first week of August at the summer camp for children who are blind or visually impaired. One important thing they would like everyone else to know is that they are not "special" or "different," they are just like any other kid, they just do more
My trip to South Carolina was a nightmare. Having arrived late at night only to find our hotel had been cancelled was like a bad dream. Sitting on a bench in the hotel pick-up area, perspiration poured down my face and gathered in my eyes and I could not more
After making it through the jungle of airport security last week, we made a beeline to the gate from which the airplane would take off. By the time we arrived at the last gate, the area was crowded with people waiting to board. Our only way of fitting on more
A trip of a lifetime is coming up this week, and I am dreading it immensely.  It has caused the most anxiety of anything else I have ever done.  I have lain awake at night with worry, sick … more
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