MLK Day should be fun, serious, educational and thoughtful. Here are 15+ activities and projects for kids to make the day memorable, including “I have a dream speech” activities. Of course once again I am behind the 8-ball, and if you want to visit the new African-American History Museum in Washington, DC, tickets are not […]
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Last year at this time I was a wreck. Sure, I’m still totally disgusted with the current state of affairs and our country’s leadership. But, so far, not too much long term damage has been done. The tax bill, that’s going to hurt in a few years. I’m confident it will be turned over before […]
Surely you know who the Mummers are if you live in Philadelphia. But if you’re not from around here, you are probably wondering, “what the heck is a Mummer?” I’ll get to that in a minute. I was approached locally to share some of the information about the new Mummers parade route. My response was, […]
If you are not watching The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, you are missing out. It’s light and fun and so enjoyable…and then when you poke around online, you see all these fun memes and realize that there are some good messages too. Who knew that Kimmy would have so many life lessons for us special needs […]
I’ll keep this one quick– Tuesday, November 7 is Election Day. Sure, some of you have bigger elections like Governor. Most of us have small, municipal elections. Please go vote. Vote as if your candidate is tied with the other candidate. Last school board election, one of my favorite candidates won by 9 votes. Nine. […]
Politicians-disability-community-family. You’d think that those words would go together, right? Do you remember it? It seems like a lifetime ago. But how the gossip was spreading in the disability community. “She has a son with Down Syndrome.” Wow, it was someone like us! Believe it or not, I was a fan of Sarah Palin. Wait, […]