Category Archives: Family

Seeing his thoughts

Jake is a writer.  My son, whose chief foe has been understanding and expressing himself in verbal and written language, loves to write.  He writes every day now, for hours.  He’s written reams of pages over recent months, filling several … Continue reading

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A world of possibilities

Last evening I stepped into my son’s world for a little while.  You see, Jake has autism and other learning disabilities.  Pulling him into “our” world has been a challenge these past 13 years, more difficult for him, even, than me.  But … Continue reading

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Christmas and the family tree

Don’t you just hate it when your family is a mess?  I’ve been trying to figure out what to do about Christmas for some of my family and none of them live anywhere near us.  Do I risk guessing at … Continue reading

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