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Simply put, I am a single father raising a severely disabled teenage daughter. The adventure is fraught with stumbles, prejudices, hills to climb, lows and highs. I offer them all is straightforward language.
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Too much time on her hands … by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Obviously, one of my (truth be told, “favorite”) readers has way too much time on her hands. She actually reads my blog … This is Read on »
Answer: Carlo Ponti by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities We all have our fantasies, right? Some of us have fantasies involving Italian women, right? Hmmmm … Anyway, we all have our fantasies. If you Read on »
Do wits really have an end? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities You have no idea how much I miss blogging. I am getting an idea how much you miss my blogging, and I must say I Read on »
Did you / do you have a wheelchair nightmare? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Two public service announcements. 1. I was recently contacted by Karen Shell, Director of Branch Services for National Seating & Mobility. They are the DME (sales Read on »
Hitachi Magic Wand by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities There are lots of things I need to tell you, I will really try to do more posting. Big things with transition to adult day Read on »
Water therapy, passports, and hell by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I was doing some traveling recently and got a last minute invite to meet three great ladies … how could I refuse? Check out Claire’s Read on »
Here for the long haul by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities That last post got a lot of attention from all different angles. Here goes another, on the same topic, so make sure you have read Read on »
Define “despair” by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Here is an article from the AP, reproduced in total. Mom of autistic daughter accused in murder-suicide try blogged her despair BEULAH, Mich. — Kelli Read on »
Is Pearlsky safe? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities As mentioned, I have had a protective services investigator from the state ask me if I thought Pearlsky was safe in school now. I have Read on »
Fifth time the charm? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities If you have read through this blog you know we have a history with wheelchairs and the companies that deal with them. In the past Read on »
“Do you still beat your wife?” by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I was asked the following question by two investigators, one from the state’s adult protective services (Pearlsky is 20), and the other from one of Read on »
Jeopardy by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Jeopardy [ˈdʒɛpədɪ]: the danger that an accused person is subjected to when on trial for a criminal offense Jeopardy! : an American television game show featuring Read on »
“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” ~Albert Einstein by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I am still waiting to hear about stuff. Every knock on the door, every phone call makes me jump. Nothing yet, hence no further discussion Read on »
I woke up to hear knocking on glass. At first, I though it was the window until I heard it come... by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I really feel bad when I have a lot of posts about not great things and nothing cheery. This blog is designed to be about Read on »
Or you have nothing. by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I’ve discussed this elsewhere, there is something special about the father-daughter relationship. As a father, you protect your daughter, you protect her with your life, Read on »
Just stick it in. by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Time to raise the ire of my readers. This past week, the first week of ESY, extended school year, has been the nightmare it always Read on »
ESY – Extra Stupid, Why? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Extended School Year has started. That is the fancy IEP name for summer school, or camp, or whatever you want to call it. For Pearlsky Read on »
Great weekend … then … wham! by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities A rare occurrence, I got away this weekend! Time with friends and it was wonderful. What could be better? Pearlsky was home and well taken Read on »
Hope I didn’t piss off their gods by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities It has been a week or so. I am getting pulled back into that hole. Trust me, this post does not scratch the surface. Pearlsky’s Read on »
Drool, drool, drool … by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Pearlsky drools. It is good and bad. How is it good? Her teeth are in great shape and the dentist swears it is the drool Read on »