Fallon Hotel – Chapter Eleven

“How do you, I mean… You just got here, Gwen!  What do you…”  Jeri felt queasy and realized that she couldn’t finish what she wanted to say and honestly wasn’t sure that she really wanted to know.  The idea that this young woman, who was new to the hotel, spoke about Ezra as if he was real and recent, was more than she could handle. Gwen put her hand up to stop Jeri and looked up at the ceiling.  “When […]

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Autism Awareness Day

The official date for Autism Awareness is April 2nd.  I don’t need a date on the calendar to make me aware, as EVERY day I see it in the face of my 14 year old son.  Don’t think the irony of the official day being the day after April Fool’s Day is lost on me, either.  As my son drifts in and out of developmental progression and regression, I have learned to always be on my toes, like a nimble […]

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You type too much.

In 1960 there was a song that reached #3 on the pop charts: “You Talk Too Much.”  A few years later I was born.  Coincidence?  I think not.  Those were the very same words often spoken in my direction, as adults shook their heads and said, “You talk too much.”  Nearly every report card I had in elementary school had great grades, but contained the words, “She is a delight to have in class, but she talks too much” or […]

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