Overflowing Nest

Boxtel by | Oct 25, 2013 | apartments, Beanie Babies, bicycles, boxes, clutter, CVS, dogs, exercise bikes, film equipment, friendly fire, handbags, history, hoarding, hobbies, Salvation Army, soldier collections, sports memorabilia

                                         If you’re like us and you’ve lived in the same New York City apartment for over 20 years,  eventually you run out of space—especially if your adult children move back home during or after college.  It doesn’t matter how many...

Power of Possibilities

http://circleplastics.co.uk/contact.htm by | Oct 18, 2013 | bedbugs, college graduates, debt ceiling, democracy, Democrats, entry level jobs, Georgetown University, government, magazines, Malala Yousafsai, Nobel Prize, Obama Care, Republicans, Taliban, unemployment, women

     Sometimes (but not too often) I wake up with the idea that possibilities exist to resolve problems big and small in my family and the outside world.   Today was one of those days.  Dare I say that I felt hopeful?  I’m not even sure what “hopeful” means anymore in...

Going Buggy

by | Oct 11, 2013 | Asperger's Syndrome, autism, autistic spectrum, bedbugs, dating, exterminators, insects, learning disabilities, New York City, pests, weight control, working dogs, young adults with disabilities

      What could be better than seeing my daughter start dating a handsome young man?  Sarah is 22, on the autistic spectrum, and just lost more than 20 pounds. Her last (and only) boyfriend broke up with her because his parents got divorced, and he had to move to...

Undiscovered Talent

     What will happen to Max—and all the other talented college grads—who want to be in the entertainment business?  A lucky and persistent few will succeed.  Most will struggle, fail, and give up on their dreams. They’ll take whatever job they can find, or go to...

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