The Juggler

I went to a Cirque du Soleil performance tonight with my daughter, and there was a juggler who performed. He was backed by xylophone-playing "crocodiles," a tuba-playing wrestler, and a couple of your standard drummers - although we all know drummers are anything but standard, don't we? Anyway, the juggler started off with three pins, … Continue reading The Juggler

Meatballs & Butterflies

April is Autism Awareness Month. I'm aware of autism every day because I have a 13-year-old son on the autism spectrum.  He was diagnosed when he was in kindergarten. The teacher, a woman who'd been in the profession for 25 years, contacted me about excessive verbal outbursts. He would just shout out random sounds throughout … Continue reading Meatballs & Butterflies