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Taking Juno Walks on Dog Day

by Patty Fletcher I can hardly believe this day has arrived. Yesterday passed in a whirlwind of activity. One of the most important things we did was to take …

Calamity, Chaos, and Confusion

by Patty Fletcher Sitting here in the quietude of my dorm room on this first day of Guide Dog school sipping my first cup of brew, I am amazed to find myself …

Amber and Clay

by Meredith Leigh Burton There are stories that are complex and beautiful, spanning years and relating wondrous events.  Laura Amy Schlitz’s Amber and Clay …

Musings of a Multiple Disabled Guide Dog Handler: 5 Days Out

by Patty Fletcher Prince Edward pounced onto my chest with a mighty meow at just before 7 AM. “Oh! Sweetie, no chance of my sleeping late with you around …

Depression in Children with Special Needs & Their Parents/Caregivers

by Zafer Elcik Starting from its diagnosis, autism spectrum disorder heavily impacts every aspect of life, both the individual and their parents and …

Heavenly Rainbow

by Marlene Mesot God promised with a rainbow in Heaven. For this poem rainbow colors number seven. God promised never again to flood The earth with water, …

3 Meaningful Sympathy Gifts for Grieving Parents

by Angie Worley When it comes to grief, there’s absolutely nothing that can make the pain any easier. As close friends and family, this can be extremely …

The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep

by Meredith Leigh Burton I have always been fascinated by stories told from multiple perspectives. When the story is based on historical fact, the intriguing …

I Broke My Ankle

by Trish Hubschman November 22, 2016 It was getting late. Kevin would be home from work in an hour. I decided to settle myself in my favorite recliner in the …

Reminiscing With Recipes: Homemade Hobos

by Patty Fletcher We’ve all got great childhood memories about learning to cook with someone. Whether a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or favorite family …

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