Yesterday, Monday, March 8th, I spoke on a panel about disability and advocacy work. The working copy of my remarks appears below. I plan on editing for spelling errors, grammar, typos, and flow tonight or tomorrow. In the meanwhile, enjoy the spirit of my words. Here I am surrounded by doctors yet again. I was… Continue reading Disability and Advocacy
I researched and wrote a piece on former baseball player, Jim Bagby Jr. for Children’s Craniofacial Association. Hope this brings some Major League Baseball back for you, if for just one moment. If you have talked to me in the last few months, I have most likely annoyed you with this man’s pitching statistics, teams… Continue reading Adventures in Baseball Research: Jim Bagby Jr.
I barely got out of September unscathed. I say barely because I am up at 6:05AM with inflamed sinuses and tinnitus that could rival the warning tone on many home alarm systems. Thank God for white noise. I’d like to get my jaw fixed, which is causing all this nonsense, but some sadistic being in… Continue reading My September Grind & Jaw Surgery Update
My mind tells me everything has to be perfect all the time. I’m trying to stop listening. One area where I have had little success has been with my writing. I write for someone for pay, so that stuff actually, truly has to be perfect. Everything else, not so much…I write for me, for my… Continue reading Red Sox Baseball Saved Me In 2017
I’m the proud owner of a hearing aid. I finally bit the bullet and bought one. I like it very much. My hearing continued to decrease, while my tinnitus decided to increase. I was left with no other choice. I had more than enough close calls walking across the street, or with people coming up… Continue reading I Got A Hearing Aid
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
I gave this presentation at the Children’s Craniofacial Association Annual Retreat in Boston, MA in 2010. I think the information could be helpful to teens, social workers, teachers, and others that interact with teens and young adults born with a facial difference.