#WorldAutismAwarenessDay … in the life of a young adult

There are many, many things I could talk about when it comes to living with someone who has autism. As a family we have over 25 years experience. We have a son who was diagnosed with autism / ASD in … [Read more...]

Art and Nature Inspires Healing

"Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity." ~John Ruskin "Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature." ~Gerard de Nerval In His presence I find … [Read more...]

Till winter comes…

Till winter comes... crackling leaves ... stunning neutral tones earth tones ... everything bare the last of the leaves with a bit of remaining life hiding inside the lilac bush ... a pop of … [Read more...]

Healing is happening…

A week ago I underwent yet another surgery, a second time around for breast cancer. The surgeon had to go back in to remove more breast tissue to get clear margins, attempt to remove all the … [Read more...]

One more surgery…

I was facing the decision of whether I wanted to go back in for one more surgery or not, and I have decided. My second surgery is scheduled for December 9th. I decided that I will go back, because … [Read more...]

Allowing…

Allowing myself to search but not to amass more... but instead searching in a different way by listening quietly to that part of me that knows what it is that I need to do. That knows what I need to … [Read more...]

Nature… News… Now what?

I have been really pleased with how well I have been healing since my surgery last month. This week I met with my surgeon for the pathology results. This took place on Tuesday, almost a month after … [Read more...]

Autism and the ultrasound experience

Last week I had our son out to get blood work done twice in the same week. He hadn't been sent for blood work since he was a toddler. So clearly he didn't remember that experience and neither did … [Read more...]