Tales Of An Educated Debutante
on life, loss and the joy that rules the day.
The future is far away and scary, but today is lovely.
Adrian H. Wood, PhD
He still can not talk. Wow. Talk about a flag that I need to go ahead and raise or rather, throw out my car window while speeding along the lonely highway 17 in eastern North Carolina. As soon as I think I am doing pretty well, I take another hit. Not from anyone in particular, mind you, but my own psyche that loves to play tricks on me and the devil who believes he is the ultimate mastermind and just uses the same old tricks which have been found to be effective for each of us ac ..Read more
Waving a white flag does not always signal defeat. For me, it is a showing of bravery and admission of human weakness. We all suffer with weakness, though some are better than others at hiding it or better yet, disguising it. If we choose to play this game of cat and mouse then we are offering up a distorted view of ourselves to the outside world, especially to those friends and family members that may emulate this false behavior. On the surface my house is usually straight/organized. Ha. If ..Read more
Health Insurance Limitations: The Irony of Medicaid It seemed appropriate to post my first essay on a topic that is currently plaguing our family. Health insurance. We signed up for our insurance next year and guess how much???? $2650 per month. Same exact coverage was $800 a few years ago (yes, we now have four children). Something is not working and on top of that, we purchase the BCBS platinum plan. Amos our special needs two year old is allowed to receive thirty speech a ..Read more
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