Category Archives: Published Work

Making Miracles

About a year ago I came up with this idea.  It’s an idea that came from my story, Everyone Needs a Vince, about growing up with my childhood best friend Vince who has Down Syndrome.  In short I told of our adventures. … Continue reading

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I am not ME without WE

I stumbled across an African philosophy several years ago that has become a part of my family’s everyday life.   We were just stepping foot onto the long and twisted Ethiopian adoption road, and while the rest of the world … Continue reading

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In Noah’s Defense

Last night Noah excitedly waved a National Geographic in front of my face. Noah: They found it!  They found it! Me: Found what? Noah: The Titanic!!  And they found it in the ocean!! Me: (Silently muttering): Dear God… His enthusiasm … Continue reading

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