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A Hidden Treasure

A Hidden Treasure

Without a doubt, there are many challenges to having a child who has a much younger emotional intelligence than their chronological age. However, it also means that every once in a while, you find little treasures like this tucked into the book you’re reading, a...
My Day “Off”

My Day “Off”

Those that know me, know that I have a habit of having multiple beverages going at any given moment, and today was no exception. This morning I had: -Throat Coat tea to remedy a hoarse voice from teaching all weekend, while pretending not to have a cold, with ears...
The True Face of “Resalire”

The True Face of “Resalire”

Resalire. It means “to spring back” and is the Latin root of the word “resilience.” It is the foundation of My-Vida. Resalire. It is the crux of what is necessary when you or someone you love lives with a chronic illness or disabilities....
My Little Hope for Today…

My Little Hope for Today…

Without prompting, suggestion, or knowledge that anyone was watching, he wrote this in the sand—“My-Vida”—as he felt the warmth of the sun on his cheek, the earth underneath him supporting his body, the calm constancy of the ocean in his ear, and, I can only hope, the...