So do we 😬😅. Current travel restrictions have made venturing out almost impossible. As with finding out the munchkin is autistic, I feel like these current social restrictions are just the Universe way of saying,”Be more creative”. 💫 Nothing facilitates ‘social distancing’ or creativity better than a walk in nature. 🌳 Of course one can […]
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Instructor: What you need to focus on for this years’ recital is the ‘mawwal’. Me: ma-what? …………………………………………………💫💫💫💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💫……………………………… There are several ways to learn about other cultures when you either can’t afford or just aren’t capable of (for whatever reason) traveling outside the US. Internet 🖥 Library 📚 Television/ YouTube 📺 Or…..engage in a hobby that […]
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… 🚶🏾♂️🚶🏾♀️ During our stay in Arizona, the place that stood out the most for the munchkin and I, was the Petrified Forest National Park (aka the Crystal Forest). 💎 🌳 Me (at the park entrance): I see your sign says persons with disabilities get in free. Does this include individuals with mental impairments? Park […]
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“I want to go on a field trip” says the munchkin. “A field trip?! Where?” I ask. “the Grand Canyon” the munchkin tells me while shoving his iPad into my hands and showing me photos he had found on a google search. “ Oh no, not another one of your hair-brained adventures” my dad says […]
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Me: Outdoor adventure with the munchkin or “spiritual enlightenment”? 🤔 State of Arizona: BOTH. 💫 To be continued… Sedona, Arizona
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WOW! MTV really set the bar high with this one 😳. I think 🤔 I can hang, but let’s see?… Lavish parties with performers like Usher/Niki Minaj? Nope Luxury cars with giant bows on the top in the driveway/garage? Nope Host a giant party on/in a private yacht/island/castle with a bunch of teenagers the munchkin […]
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All except for the hot air balloon 🎈” , says the munchkin to me after we had unsuccessfully attempted to see them in Helotes, Texas a few years prior. I mentioned our disappointment to a coworker after not getting to see any balloons go up and her recommendation was to “go see them in New […]
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“Whoops! Sorry about that!” “Whoops! Excuse us!” I exclaim to random people throughout the city of New York. The munchkin and I accidentally bumped into so many strangers as there are literally herds of people in constant motion here. The first day we landed, we rode the subway to the World Trade Center Memorial. It […]
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“Hug me! It’s spring break!” The munchkin says loudly to me while standing at the side of my bed and holding his arms out in anticipation. I roll over and grab my phone to check the time. 0243 am. *OMG why are my eyes open?* “Yes, it’s spring break” I reply. *reciprocates hug* “What do […]
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Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton They say, the best (and sometimes worst) surprises are usually the ones you weren’t expecting. On a positive note this aptly describes my relationship with my son who is autistic. His journey with me began in the California […]
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