That Was Then, This is Now

Hey, all of you wonderful people with a d……… who refuse to let it define who you are! You have found out, as I have, that having a d……… makes you more special.  It lets you be YOU, helps you realize that you can’t pretend to be someone or something you aren’t. Continue reading “That Was Then, This is Now”

Getting By

Upon arrival, we were seated at a two-top pushed against the wall. I had misgivings about this in terms of space, but who can blame the restaurant for wanting to use every table sized corner in times like these? We sat down, and I placed my walker as close to the table’s edge as I could, in an attempt to leave some room for the wait staff to pass on their way to other tables.

This past Friday, I was extremely fortunate to have lunch with a dear childhood friend I had not seen in many years. We made arrangements to meet at one of my favorite local eateries to indulge our need for some serious catch-up time.

Upon arrival, we were seated at a two-top pushed against the wall. Continue reading “Getting By”

New Jersey Natural Disasters

I’m back…

Before this week, I would have said that natural disasters in New Jersey were an oxymoron.  After this week, I don’t know what to expect next.  On Tuesday, August 23rd, we experienced an earthquake!  I did not believe that it was an earthquake until it was published on CNN.com.  I was sitting at my desk working on a project and all of a sudden, things started to shake; I thought that there was a big truck driving by or someone was moving things on the floor below us.  Continue reading “New Jersey Natural Disasters”

Hand Controls in a Van

More excuses…Please don’t get fed up with me. This past week was very stressful, with the school year winding down and the rowing season coming to a close there is a lot going on. Then, on top if that, I was given the opportunity to interview for the full-time math instructor opening at the school that I am working at.

I’m back…

More excuses…Please don’t get fed up with me.  This past week was very stressful, with the school year winding down and the rowing season coming to a close there is a lot going on.  Then, on top if that, I was given the opportunity to interview for the full-time math instructor opening at the school that I am working at.  For the interview, I was asked to teach a stand-alone lesson, which is a lesson that does not need any previous knowledge and does not need anything going forward. Continue reading “Hand Controls in a Van”