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The posts below are divided up by category: Family, Disability, The Lost Coast, Travel and Book Reviews (in that order). That should keep things easy to find around here!


Posts on Family, Me & Random Miscellaneous
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I Didn’t Think it Would be Today

I always knew that one day I would walk this road but yesterday I did not know that it would be today. When you grow up, you know that there will come a day when you will need to say goodbye to people you love. It’s a shock when it actually happens though.

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8 Things That Changed My Marriage

I think the thing is with any marriage that there are some basic bedrocks (like acceptance, respect, compromise, love) that seem like they have to be in place for the marriage to succeed, but the devil lies in the details. Here are 8 things that helped me with my marriage.

Latest Disability Posts

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Moxie: Let Down syndrome Define You

Moxie, let Down syndrome define you: move forward and be who you are because of who you are. See Down syndrome as a fundamental part of your identity, and claim it as the powerful piece that is a part of your human experience.

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What “How Do You See Me?” Got Right

“How Do You See Me” that was recently released for World Down syndrome Day. It aims at promoting Down syndrome acceptance, but with so many in the disability community questioning the message, I don’t see it as an overall win. But they did get one thing right.

Travel Posts

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Magic Hiding: Bayon at Angkor Wat

Bayon at Angkor Wat seems to be a good metaphor for life: There is crazy bullshit all over the place. You can either pay attention to the bullshit and lose your spoons over it, or you can save your spoons and seek out the magic.

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One Day at Angkor Wat

We were hot, the sweat was stinging my eyes in Angkor Wat, the ancient Cambodian city. But it was beautiful and moving in some ways – here is a photo essay on our first day there as a family

Book Reviews