Month: March 2015

When Your Autistic Kid Is Different: Is It Okay?

When Your Autistic Kid Is Different: Is It Okay?

Our town held an Easter Egg party today. Of course, this being Boston, it’s snowing heavily, so the event was held inside. Hubby had offered to give me protected time so I could exercise and study, and I took that offer and ran with it. […]

Drowning In The Air: When Hospice Would Have Helped

Drowning In The Air: When Hospice Would Have Helped

This week was completely devoted to an Internal Medicine review course. My whole schedule was blocked, and I rode the train into town each morning to sit in a lecture room, sip tea, and soak up the knowledge. It’s been wonderful to sit and be […]

Can we just stay home?

Can we just stay home?

It’s been a long work and school week. Today, Saturday, I figured we’d be taking the kids somewhere fun, like the aquarium or a museum. So when the cat jumped on my head at dawn, I went downstairs, got myself some coffee, and studied. I’ve got […]

On Lent, Drugs, and Letting Go

On Lent, Drugs, and Letting Go

I usually hesitate to write about things that could be deemed overly religious, because I am not overly religious. We didn’t join our left-wing liberal little church community for the “churchy” part, but rather, for the “community” part. Where else in your life can you choose […]

When A Great Man Dies

When A Great Man Dies

Disbelief and denial, that’s where grief begins. When we heard the news, the doctor in me had to know what happened. What could so suddenly fell this man, the rock of our church? Over the past five years, we’ve seen him as tall and strong, […]