Keyword: Life matters
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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
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
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
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
Singing in the car when alone has always been a passion of mine, even though my singing is awful. Marie, my daughter who is deaf, is the only person who can ride with me when I am singing, although she rolls her eyes when I do so. It was only recently, more
One of my favorite joys as a parent was throwing a birthday party for one of my young children. In addition to my own five, we fostered 17 tots, who received equal birthday treatment. Being selfish, my own home would not be used as the venue. (Only great more
Recovery after a knee replacement has been more difficult than I envisioned. Hubby, who had his knee done a month ago, seemed to be up and walking sooner than I am. Oh . I am walking . but moan and groan when doing so because it hurts too much! Trying to more
The COVID crisis has highlighted an area of continued concern; food insecurity for hundreds of elderly and disabled individuals who are homebound. With the threat of a deadly pandemic, many people are finding themselves isolated from their families. more
In the morning I will setting out for quite the adventure . a trip to the hospital for my own experience with the robot surgeon who will replace my aging knee apparatus with titanium, guaranteed to last long past my own lifespan. In thinking about more
When I got my first smart phone years ago, playing Solitaire on it was a favorite pastime. All of a sudden, instead of browsing through magazines while waiting at the doctor's office, my fingers would nimbly finagle the playing cards, ultimately more
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