acceptance · Cleft Lip and Palate · Writing

Perspective and Paths From the Late ’90s

I took another deep dive into my old files. Files that were on floppy disks that I moved to cloud storage thanks to an\ computer that I found with a disk drive a few years ago. I find something new every time I open up these document files with multiples pieces that sit layer upon layer on… Continue reading Perspective and Paths From the Late ’90s

Cleft Lip and Palate · gratitude · Medical/Dental

Help Me Thank A Great Doctor

Since December 2016, I have been battling right ear and jaw degeneration. My hearing has decreased slowly but surely over the last 8 months. The unwelcome addition of tinnitus began in May 2017. I saw over seven Ear, Nose, and Throat doctors, and a multitude of other specialists since the onset of this latest debacle,… Continue reading Help Me Thank A Great Doctor

Cleft Lip and Palate · Creativity · facial difference · Writing

Everything That Rose, Finally Converged

  Things have been busy these days. Time for fun blogging is few and far between. I’m also trying to revamp the site, add a few more bells and whistles, menus, a newsletter, so this site is a bit “under construction.” (Thank you for your patience.) Right now I am contributing some fiction, poetry, and… Continue reading Everything That Rose, Finally Converged

Cleft Lip and Palate · Medical/Dental · Uncategorized

Transforming Fear Into Fun

  The mother’s always come forward first. They are filled with apologies and explanations. “She’s shy.” “He isn’t feeling great today.” “She doesn’t love physical activities.” “This is new.” “He’ll come around once he sees everyone having a good time. This is how it always begins, but by the end of a social event for… Continue reading Transforming Fear Into Fun