Smokey the Bear, Aaron, and a joke

Smokey the Bear and Aaron This year, Smokey the Bear celebrates his 65th birthday. Last weekend, as our family was trying to keep our house available to prospective buyers, we took a road-trip to Clifty Falls State Park in Indiana. (click here for related post)...

Old McDonald and a Linchpin

photo credit: 2KoP Last week I stopped at a tiny produce stand at the edge of a corn field (Ohio). It sold an unusual assortment of fruits, vegetables, bakery goods, crafts…. Grandpa Farmer said the corn was picked this morning from his field but the other...

Wretches & Jabberers Review| A Jab to the Heart

I’ve been getting questions about Facilitated Communication. In the book Far From the Tree, the author Andrew Solomon interviews Ben Lehr who uses FC. Sue Lehr, of course, is one of the pioneers who works at Syracuse University and is a role model to us all. So,...

Communication: “A lottery winner in life”

Do you start out the day asking, “What is my purpose?” Sometimes that question will motivate me. Sometimes it is whispered in anger or despair; sometimes as a prayer for direction. But I wonder how I would ask about my purpose in life– if I could not...