Category Archives: Philosophy

2012 Autism, Special Needs, Self Enrichment, LOA & Spiritual Events

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Being a Co-Conspirator is Better Than Being a Patient — Guest Blogger, Corbie Mitleid

The response to my previous post about the contrast of (supportive people in our lives versus the non-supportive people who leave us high and dry) has been overwhelmingly positive, more so than any other blog post so far…indeed, one of … Continue reading

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The Family You Choose…”God Walks the Dog…”

// In July 2008, my husband and I were reading the Barry Neil Kaufman book, “No Regrets”. The book’s primary focus was Kaufman’s father having Cancer, and at the time that we were taking turns reading the book to each … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Hero…The Magic of Confidence

// The soundtrack of my life has been choreographed to songs by Dennis DeYoung (with and without Styx). Other than the beautiful voice and harmonies accompanied by DeYoung’s phenomenal keyboard playing, what always attracted me to his songs were empowering … Continue reading

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What’s in It for Me?…Life Affirming Gifts of Warm Lemonade

// What’s in it for me? Is a question that is typically asked when the speaker is trying to get out of doing something or wants to get a better deal. While trying to negotiate a mutually beneficial arrangement with … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block…Building Blocks

// Most of us have heard the term “writer’s block”, but what does it really mean? Have those of us who write been bestowed with a special condition? No! Blocks are beliefs that we create for ourselves whether engaged with … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Alda, Autism, Creativity, Dogs, Harry Potter, Philosophy | 9 Comments

Diva: Honoring Feelings of Loss & Rebounding

It has been my intent in this blog to post positive, thought provoking pieces; not to dwell on sadness.  However, it is also my intent to be real.  For most of the time that my husband and I have been … Continue reading

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Holiday Traditions (Old & New), Memories & More…A Time of Gratitude

var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; A dominant aspect of my life is music. So, it’s no wonder that I find inspiration in topics surrounding music. Music for most people is like a relative bringing back memories. How many of us of … Continue reading

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The Reward (is in trying)

var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; How many times, as parents (especially parents of children with special needs), do we utter some variation of the words “just try”. We regularly ask our children to step out of their comfort zone and try … Continue reading

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Who Am I?…Why Am I Here?

Thank you for the inspiration – Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale, RIP. var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true}; Greetings fellow travelers of the life experience, I begin this blog, as I am…a work in progress….perfectly imperfect, but always moving forward. I am … Continue reading

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