Mikelle and I feel compelled to write about life with a disability, not just the challenges but the opportunities, the friendships, the innovations, and the brilliance of our communities in action as we share our everyday life living with a disability. With a little more information, motivation, we hope to share how our life is shining beautiful and maybe help you to shine beautiful, too.

Birthdays, Community and COVID

Typically, each year we celebrate Mikelle’s birthday at Cheeseman Park. We have been doing this for so long I actually can’t think of the last

Change and ResponsAbilty

Change – the pace of change is real! None of us could have planned for COVID, protests, economic challenges, job loss, and alteration in services

Wait! What Happened to Our Community?

Creating Community in the Time of Social Distancing.   Mikelle looks longing out our second-story window reminiscing about the days when her routine included a

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! As we begin this new year, I am aware of two things.  One, I am getting older. Two, the world is changing

Holiday Harmony

Many of you, who came of age in the 1970s like me, remember being inspired by a television commercial. It was a Coca Cola commercial,

Holiday Blessings

Bless our hearts.  The heart, our capable and vigorous organ pumps our life force throughout our body. It pumps while we wake, slumber, worry, laugh,

Feeling Out of Balance?

Whoa! Does the world appear to be a little off-balance these days or what? Let’s be real. Most of what we knew growing up no