highlanders of kalmar, sweden

The Highlanders of Kalmar County

This is an image-heavy travel post When my Grandpa Jack passed on, we found many, many photos. They were photos of three laughing young women and one man. They were photos of their adventures. The photos are almost uncanny in how they capture their spirit, playful sense of fun, and the the skill with which ...

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disability access in budapest

Disability Access in Budapest

This is about disability access in Budapest. It includes deaf access in Budapest, blind access, and physical access in Budapest. There are links to helpful organizations and other posts at the end of this article. Budapest was a real shock for me after the Netherlands, because one country (- the Netherlands) is the absolute best ...

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wreath on a wall in budapest

It Took a Deaf Lady in Budapest

This is a photo-heavy travel post about Budapest I was fascinated by so much that I saw in Budapest. The grocery stores, markets, food breads and pastries hungarian chipschips langos my kids were so excited mini market meats marizipan shop holding that marzipan gelato hungarian langos such huge cauliflower! some kind of ice cream something ...

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access in Holland - at the train station

Disability Access in Holland

This is a travel post about physical access in Holland (the Netherlands). It includes opinion about Dutch euthanasia, eugenics and the differences between the Netherlands and the United States with regard to disability rights and access. You know how you don't really miss something you've never had? Like, you kind of bumble around life, stumble ...

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welcome to holland: moxie in a park with a can of orange juice

Welcome to Holland

This is a travel post. In the Down syndrome community, there is a famous missive called, "Welcome to Holland." It was written in the 80's by Emily Perl Kinglsey (who was a writer at Sesame Street - you can thank her for a lot of the inclusion that went on there). A lot of people ...

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image of two women and three children, all are smiling, light skinned and wearing bright clothes

We Are Going to Europe!

First of all, let me jump and down and squeeeeeeeel: we are going to Europe!!we are going to Europe!!we are going to Europe!! !!!!!!!! Here are the nuts and bolts: My mom is taking the kids and I on a Heritage Tour: we're going to go to all of the places where her family is ...

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