The Storyteller and the Truth – Part One

 

I remember emotional points, touch the bruises, and swim in the revelation. However, I have a terrible memory for dates. At what age did I learn to ride a bike? When was my first road trip? Even important moments, like when did my son take his first steps? When did he begin using complete sentences? Or when did he start, really start, to tell me the stories that play though his imagination? Marcus just turned 27 and I think I’ve been saying “for over ten years” for three, maybe four, years.

I could dig back into the notebooks. There are

The Letter that Rocked my World

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Last week Google led me to a letter written by a 6th grader that rocked my world.

The letter was a state level winner of the Letters About Literature contest sponsored by the Library of Congress. It was written to author Beth Vrabel about her book, Pack of Dorks.  I was previously unaware of this chapter book series. Although I don’t know how, because they appear to

Unexceptional Moms Interview Marcus (Video)

Guys guy GUYS!  I don’t think I ever showed you this interview.

A great podcast and video interview with two moms, plus Marcus (and me too.)

One mom I’ve known virtually Ellen Stumbo.  She has a beautiful blog, I’ve been lucky to guest on now and then. And now she and and Erin, another mom, have a podcast and video blog. OK – SO here’s a link to the blog and podcast here: When Our Kids With Disabilities Grow Up [Podcast]

and here’s the video of the interview.

You can get your own copy of the book and animated short HERE, and request an autographed copy, too!

Amazon carries the book only: Black Day: The Monster Rock Band

and ASK YOUR LOCAL BOOKSTORE. (Ours does! And a few other book and music stores around the country do, too!

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