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...

What if???| Bob Williams

BOB WILLIAMS Bob Williams is currently the Special Assistant to the Director of the D.C. Department on Disability Services. Bob served in the Clinton Administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disability, Aging and Longterm Policy at the U.S. Dept of Health and...

Definitions of “Retarded”

When President Obama signs Rosa’s Law, it is going to change some of the language and cultural issues about using the words, “retarded” and “mental retardation.” In the previous post we talked about the Google keywords that pop up with...

Shouting my COMMITMENT!

photo credit: wallyg Is Anybody There? Does Anybody Care? Each of us has transformational moments in our lives. One of mine was watching the musical 1776. In one scene the night before the vote on independency, John Adams reads a letter from George Washington and...