Written by Cole T. Autumn looks like mud, tastes like clean air, smells like dead plants, sounds like snapping branches, feels like paper, makes me feel uncomfortable. Humor looks like insanity, tastes like acceptance, smells like B.O., sounds like laughter, feels like a lack of breath, makes me feel indomitable. Fear looks like the devil,Continue reading “Feelings + Seasons of Life❄️”
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Tik Tok is a blast ⚡️♾🎶🤟🏼
5s8m5m5sd3s (furious) 👿 2s8m5m5sd3s (curious)🤨 Since my son Cole’s death in April I have been doing a few things differently. One of those things is trying to have a lot more fun. Fun is something that’s been missing from my life for quite a long time now and that’s mostly because I became consumed byContinue reading “Tik Tok is a blast ⚡️♾🎶🤟🏼”
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Cole. A Classic Gifted Student.
This is a writing in progress subject to additions, edits, and updates. I welcome comments. School refusal is a term used to describe the signs of anxiety a school-aged child has and their refusal to attend school. Let’s cut to the chase. Children who refuse to go to school are unable to attend. They areContinue reading “Cole. A Classic Gifted Student.”
Cole. Rest in Peaceful Power.
FAKE IT UNTIL YOU MAKE IT. GRIN AND BEAR IT. SUCK IT UP. WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU? These phrases have come up time and again over the last many years in conversations with my teenagers. The truth is that these phrases do not commonly come into my own mind. I don’t recall my parentsContinue reading “Cole. Rest in Peaceful Power.”
Big D 🤟🏼
FEARS ARE EDUCATED INTO US, AND CAN, IF WE WISH, BE EDUCATED OUT.” KARL A. MENNINGER Evidently some words are for sale. Or at least a few I recently learned. “Deaf” “Deaf Education” “ASL” and “dDeaf”. WTAF?!✌🏼 Last night I watched the movie CODA for the third time. The familial conflicts and the hurt andContinue reading “Big D 🤟🏼”
Jason Rudofsky, My Popular Husband🙌🏽
Today Rudy turns 52 and this is his year in review. It’s a birthday gift for my fool because I am proud of him. Last year around this time Rudy stepped up and supported our mixed family and friends to organize Solid Ground Denver, which started out of sheer necessity to support a small groupContinue reading “Jason Rudofsky, My Popular Husband🙌🏽”
We. The Parents Employed by the Colorado School System Work in a Hostile Work Environment.
Dear Governor Jared Polis, https://www.steamboatpilot.com/news/highest-vote-getter-from-november-election-resigns-from-hayden-school-board/ “My ability to focus as a father on making sure that my son is safe and not being so angry with the administration, principal and the superintendent because of their lack of empathy and concern for his well-being,” Kleckler told Steamboat Pilot & Today on Tuesday, Feb. 8. “I feltContinue reading “We. The Parents Employed by the Colorado School System Work in a Hostile Work Environment.”
Colorado Children With Serious Emotional Disabilities Need Facility Schools and Colorado is Pushing Ketamine and Cannabis
Dear Jared Polis, Please do check out this response from Children’s Hospital Colorado to the state of emergency for the children in our state of Colorado. Our mental health care system is killing children right now. Of course you know that already. I hope the new hospital mental health chief will be invited to payContinue reading “Colorado Children With Serious Emotional Disabilities Need Facility Schools and Colorado is Pushing Ketamine and Cannabis”
WellPower Is Sleeping With Colorado Medicaid
Dear Phil Weiser, Jared Polis and Colorado Access Board member Carl Clark MD and colleagues, We would like to meet with you about how Colorado can devise a Corrective Action Plan to correct our failure to provide medically necessary services for children who are Medicaid members like we are. Since August 2021 we have personallyContinue reading “WellPower Is Sleeping With Colorado Medicaid”