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David B.

Ketchikan, Alaska
Writing about life, anything from autism to death and everything in between. Nothing profound, just our life.
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Happy 16th Birthday by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health With less than 45 minutes remaining of your birthday, I am still not entirely sure I should even right anything. As if somehow, not writing will make it all disappear. Yet ... Read on »
I Hope… by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I don’t know if it’s the right thing.  I don’t know that I will ever know. But then again, I have never claimed to know what was right, and what was wrong when it come ... Read on »
The Words by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health “Sometimes there are things that you can’t see, that wreck a child long before you even know it.” The words piece my heart, and threaten to shatter what little dignity I s ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Quite frankly, the holiday season and I have never gotten along.  I can only stand so much of the holly jolly-ness of it all before I start to lose whatever spirit I had.  ... Read on »
The Latest in Therapy by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health He grumps his way through the morning, obviously something is a miss, but with the way things have been going lately, I can’t really blame him.  I try to help him avoid co ... Read on »
The Reason Why by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I understand the pain. The immense soul sucking sadness that will not leave. The kind that leaves you crying for death itself to take you in the night, and leaves you curs ... Read on »
There Just Isn’t by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Maybe it’s the time of year, maybe it’s the stress, the time of day, lack of sleep, constant needs or road blocks that seem to be up at every turn I make.  But this mornin ... Read on »
Dylan - by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I don’t even know…what to say or where to start. As if I’m writing to the future, I want to beg that it doesn’t go where its heading. That by some small miracle, things wi ... Read on »
It Just Has To Be by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health This afternoon we assembled in court. Normally I would have a few weeks to panic about it. Rehearse my lines, and hash out the what ifs. I had a few days to try and rememb ... Read on »
One of Those Weeks by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health It’s been a difficult kind of week.  One that makes you want to roll it up, shove it out the window and forget it even happened.  Simply slice the week off the calendar an ... Read on »
The Crossing of The Lines by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Quite a few years ago, I was given some of the best advice I could have ever been given when it comes to writing.  It was given as a random tidbit of information, without ... Read on »
Happy Birthday by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I remember the day she was born, but not with the same fond memories that most have.  The day was tainted, and quickly went from what could have been one of the best days ... Read on »
I Don’t Know by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health The terrible twos, they tell you, are the worst years.  Yet still some others beg to differ, and claim that no, three is the worst year ever.  I’m beginning to realize tha ... Read on »
As The Scar Appears by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Truth be told, I have avoided the silent places.  The places in life where, if left too long, alone, with silence – the thoughts start to creep in.  The places where you c ... Read on »
“It’s Ok” by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health The last words I would ever say to her, the words I said as she lay dying in my arms. It’s not, nor was it, as poetic as it sounds. Death never is. And at the time – I did ... Read on »
September by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I can relate to this post.  So much: —— Some Videos: —— My Own Personal Take On September: —— Some Buttons: —– While in m ... Read on »
September by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health “1 in 5 children diagnosed with cancer will not survive.” Don’t ignore the facts. Childhood cancer does exist. Go gold for a cure. Read on »
Today You Turn Ten by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health This morning I called. Three rings and a few moments later – I was talked to a seemingly empty receiver. I knew you were there, listening, as always: The quiet breathing, ... Read on »
In The Midst of The Mundane by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Life lately has been what I would refer to as, manageable. I can manage problems from a distance from the comfort of my phone. In fact, the biggest complications I have ha ... Read on »
One Day by David B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I’ve spent a lot of my spare time lately, thinking. Even in those moments where I am incredibly busy – I like to stop, and look around. Take it all in. Memorize it. Freeze ... Read on »