Searching for a Silent Night…

Searching for a Silent Night…

For several days, I’ve had a few bars of a song stuck in my head. Problem was, I couldn’t get quite enough of it to put a name to. But there it was… just a few bars of a chorus, drifting into my thoughts as I went about my days. All through the errands. Through the … Continue reading

When a teacher passes on

When a teacher passes on

Sometimes you meet someone who leaves an indelible mark on your life. Who teaches you something you carry with you forever. I’ve been blessed in my life to have met several such teachers. One of which was my childhood priest, Father Ron. I’ll never forget the first time I laid eyes on him… this larger-than-life … Continue reading

Random Saturday morning musings…

Random Saturday morning musings…

Well, technically, it is afternoon now. But I was up late, the Munchkin isn’t home, and I didn’t have any plans today. So I slept in, and I’ve been trying to get motivated to get some things done, but I’m distracted. Figured I’d jot down some quick thoughts to try to clear my head… I know I … Continue reading

I may have fibro, but fibro doesn’t have me

I may have fibro, but fibro doesn’t have me

It’s been a rough pain day. Well, last couple of days, really. I generally live around a level of 3-4, but every once in a while something hurts that doesn’t normally bother me. For a couple weeks now, my lateral deltoid muscles (i.e. top middle small muscle of the outer shoulder/top of the arm… the green one … Continue reading

Celebrating Different… World Autism Awareness Day 2015

Celebrating Different… World Autism Awareness Day 2015

I have a confession: There was a time when I felt ashamed of the Munchkin’s ASD. Now, before you call out the lynch mob, let me give you a little background… The Munchkin wasn’t properly diagnosed until he was 7. Looking back, he had traits I should have recognized, but he didn’t have some of … Continue reading