Dolly Momma b. 1970🎶

January 10, 2022 Dear Reader, Yesterday a new label hit me smack in the face so I’m going to own it. Here it is. Yesterday I became officially employed as a Homemaker. That’s right. For the first time ever I am being paid by the hour to do what I’ve been doing for free sinceContinue reading “Dolly Momma b. 1970🎶”

Colorado Suicide Crisis Stories

Dear Colorado Governor Jared Polis, This Rocky Mountain PBSvideo highlights two of our children who have so far survived unrelenting discrimination and retaliation against themselves by our public education system and many of the related Colorado human services agencies. I have a question for you. Do you really think that disabled children on medicaid shouldContinue reading “Colorado Suicide Crisis Stories”

Colorado Ketamine (Special K) People (2019-22)

December 2022 update: I have learned a lot about ketamine since my son, Cole, first started ketamine treatments at the age of 17. Because of his experience and my own trauma related conditions I decided that I should try it myself. I did that last year about this time. I intend to write about myContinue reading “Colorado Ketamine (Special K) People (2019-22)”

Me. Fearless.

I’ve been thinking a lot about why we all don’t stand together. Even when we are in the same community of people. Even when we share the same religion. Even when we work together with a common mission. Even when we are family. I think it must be fear. I am in a few groupsContinue reading “Me. Fearless.”

COURAGEOUS 🀄️

“Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.” John Wayne I am feeling grateful right now. So much so that it is overwhelming me. I’m starting to understand that this is a good time for me to write. Thankfully, I have also been ordered by my therapist to find at least thirty toContinue reading “COURAGEOUS 🀄️”

I. Advocate for Children’s Rights.

Dear Beatrice, I’ve been thinking about you for a long time now, but these last few years I’ve thought about you more often. I really hope my indifference to you and your child didn’t cause you too much heartache. And if it did I hope you were quick to find forgiveness. I know what it’sContinue reading “I. Advocate for Children’s Rights.”

HOPEFUL🙏🏽

Hope has been on my mind a lot over the last week as I think about what it must feel like to be my 16 year old. Despite everything that has happened over the last few years at school, they have practiced forgiveness and patience and have continued to hold out hope that people willContinue reading “HOPEFUL🙏🏽”