However, back to the blessings, and my first world advantages, I decided to focus on these, some even simple moments, that I look forward to in the days ahead:
Black Day: The Monster Rock Band takes place on Halloween. It’s a story about a boy who wants to be in the band.
Dudes, there is no better treat than this book. For your children, other children you love, your local school, your local library…
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Learn more about the book (and author) here.
I have a lot to say about Halloween, but we’ll leave it here, for now.
Marcus holding the US flag while in Glasgow during the World Down Syndrome Congress
We have been “quiet” because we’ve been busy, in Scotland at the World Down Syndrome Congress, where we met many new friends from around the world.
Where Marcus showed Black Day: The Monster Rock Band in this international forum.
— Mardra Sikora (@MardraSikora) July 27, 2018
Where I listened to
Fair warning and disclaimer: these opinions are, in fact, my own.
Families across the globe move because they are forced to flee. Many more remain in hiding, are tortured, and die a long, slow, and painful death of body and spirit.
Homes are ripped away due to war. Discrimination. Segregation. Oppression.
Asylum, a word of hope.
A process of desperation.
Shall I ever have to plead for Asylum? I don’t know. Policies, as they stand currently, mean my family is not welcome to relocate in most English-speaking countries. We are born Americans. However, if we want to emigrate, or if circumstances