What are you going to be?

Marcus dropped one of his wisdom bombs on me while we were at our favorite coffee shop. We’re regulars at one particular Scooters where they are nice to us. The general public, on occasion, puts me on edge. You see, I’m a bit paranoid and particularly attentive to how folks look at and react to us because Marcus, my adult son, has Down syndrome, and the patrons and employees at this Scooters tend to acknowledge Marcus but not bristle, are nice but not patronizing, a surprisingly tricky balance for some.

That month a website called The Road We’ve Shared

Last Weekend, We Were All Beautiful, with Video to Prove it

Last Sunday morning I “wrote out” some of the preceding three days’ amazingness. Unsuccessfully.

Image from CNN article on the event. Jason Connolly Photographer. Image from CNN article on the event. Jason Connolly Photographer.

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