I Wanted a Drink

I was sitting in a booth and watching college football. Following dinner, after returning from the Oregon State game. The hotel was the same, having dinner after the game was the same. Everything about the evening was occurring normally. Until, I decided to wonder back up to the counter for a drink. During recent trips, … More I Wanted a Drink


She was a mischievous cat if nothing else. One of the most entertaining animals I have been in the presence of. Though, for the eleven years she was a part of my mom’s life. Being in the presence of Hollie was a treat. An opportunity she would decide whether you would be given, or not … More Hollie

Addiction and Cerebral Palsy: Enchant Christmas

The field was filled with lights. It was Christmas time and we were standing in the home of the Seattle Mariners. Walking along the main concourse, the entire field could be seen. The Christmas tree, constructed of only lights, stood above the maze of activities. There was so much excitement to explore. We made our … More Addiction and Cerebral Palsy: Enchant Christmas

The Crab Position 

Another exercise eluding me in the years of my youth. I can remember being asked to Crab walk in a few situations. The movement felt like it was done in physical education classes in school. I would make a good-hearted effort each time it was assigned. Placing my hands behind my shoulders and my feet … More The Crab Position