Today, one of my friends is celebrating a birthday. This young man (young enough to be my son, and yes that makes me feel old) lives with cerebral palsy and … Continue Reading Celebrating the Gift of You
I have a morbid sense of time passing. This probably comes from doctors telling my parents, when I was two, that my disease meant I wouldn’t live to be a … Continue Reading Are We Having Fun yet?
My mother tells me that I was conceived on the Fourth of July. She says that she remembers well the hot summer night on their back porch in the city, … Continue Reading What Does It Mean to Be Independent?
I should be dead, but I’m not. I should be a forty something-year-old in a nursing home, but I’m not. I should be miserable, but I’m not. Why? The reason … Continue Reading Real Men Stay
This reflection is about football. That subject may seem like a departure for me, especially if you’ve read my blog before, but it’s really not. Football happens to be one … Continue Reading 4 Life Lessons of Football
Sometimes, I think that people make YouTube videos because they like the sound of their own voices. But, I assure you, that’s not the case with me. I seriously DISLIKE the sound … Continue Reading YouTube Channel – For Better or for Worse
While in a mall or some kind of store, I have often seen, out of the corner of my eye, a young child staring at me in my wheelchair. Sometimes, … Continue Reading What’s Wrong with Her?