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posted Tuesday January 22nd, 2013

I was scrolling through Instagram when the word “nigga” caught my eye.  Not something you see every day when you follow a bunch of food geeks and restaurant PR people. It was part of a screen shot of a series of text messages — made no sense, lots of gobbledygook, dumb drunk behavior, it appeared […]


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A Picture Perfect Christmas

posted Saturday December 29th, 2012

I lucked out on the morning of Christmas Eve and happened to be in the car — by myself — when NPR’s Morning Edition played its annual excerpts from David Sedaris’ “Santaland Diaries.” It was the 20th anniversary of the original broadcast of an essay that ultimately made Sedaris a household name (well, in my […]


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My Heart Can't Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome is available from Amazon and 
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