Family · Friends · Reading

Repost: The Prayer of an Unconventional Family (NYT)

I am reposting this piece by Anne Lamott written for the Draft section of the New York Times online. It well worth reposting, reading and rereading. I have my father to thank for bringing me to the library where I grew up. I have my father to thank for his diverse interests in all things… Continue reading Repost: The Prayer of an Unconventional Family (NYT)

Cleft Lip and Palate · Friends · Medical/Dental · Self

Cleft-ese or genuine confusion

A recurring theme in my life has always been, do people actually understand the words that come out of my mouth? I speak cleft-ese, the language I have dubbed to be that of one who was born with cleft lip and palate. Or really any craniofacial condition. Thus perhaps it could be called cranio-ese, but… Continue reading Cleft-ese or genuine confusion