AN OPEN LETTER TO BETSY DEVOS

Dear Ms. DeVos, Of all the appointments your President – not mine – made to his cabinet, yours was the one I resisted and feared the most. He-who-shall-not-be-named recently said, “Who knew health insurance could be so complicated?” As a retired public school...

ABOUT WRITING

Recently I rediscovered one of my earliest writings; four handwritten pages, on white blue-lined paper, in pencil and newly learned loopy cursive. Titled A Trip To Maine, my nine-year-old self chronicled a weekend spent with neighbors at their cabin on an island in...

I SMALL NERVOUS

In The Beginning… Steve, my first born child, was born in 1966. I was twenty-six. Although, doctors knew from the get-go, that my baby had Down syndrome, I wasn’t told, until he was twelve weeks old. These learned men (and they were all men) didn’t think I’d “be...

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