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About that time…I shut down a skating rink

When I was 8 years old, I was involved in that girlhood tradition known as the Girl Scouts. To be specific, I was a Brownie – and only a Brownie – throughout my GS career. Scouting wasn’t really my thing. Even though I wasn’t going to continue on to the […]


May 6 is Wishbone Day

Happy Wishbone Day!

Today is Wishbone Day for Osteogenesis Imperfecta Awareness. As you may know, I have OI. But rather than going into a long explanation, I’ll just let Sophia’s video take care of it. It surprised me how much her life is like mine was in kindergarten.


Mickey Mouse has the measles

Mickey and the Measles

By now, you’ve no doubt heard about the measles outbreak that is centered on Disneyland, resulting in multiple measles cases since December 2014. Some of those affected were children too young to be vaccinated; the others were old enough but “chose not to be” vaccinated. This should really be phrased […]