First off, let me start out by saying that I’m not here to tell anyone how they should live their lives. Trust me, I’m one of the last people on this spinning space rock who should be giving advice on what’s right, what’s wrong and/or how people should make their social, career or familial decisions.…
I was just at McDonalds for lunch and there was a large group in the dining area – a couple of adults and about seven kids. Yet even before glancing over at them or giving them any sort of attention or acknowledgement, I knew that at least one of them was special needs and more than likely autistic.
It was the stimming.
There was a time when my wife and I thought we had lost our son forever. Autism has taken so much from our son and there were times we worried if he’d ever talk or communicate.
Holy crap were we proven wrong on that one!
Since starting this blog, no other post has gotten more views than one written in April of 2013 about the city of Harvey, Illinois mayor Eric Kellogg. It’s received thousands of hits, has ranked on the first page of Google and continues to remain near the top of all posts viewed on this site.
Corruption in politics and the stupidity of the American voter continues to feed my ego – and I’m certainly thankful for it!
The Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary sponsored their 30th Annual ‘A Special Day for Special Kids’ on March 21, 2015. It was an incredible day for the 3,000 people in attendance.
I’ve become somewhat hooked on obstacle runs like the Warrior Dash or Spartan Race. Everyone needs motivation for good heath for me, this is it. Screw the typical 5k.