Category Archives: Disabilities

A local chili cookoff and fundraiser

I just love to write about local events in the Tampa Bay area. Maybe that’s because I was a stringer for newspapers at one time. Or maybe it’s because I just love to do it. At any rate, there is … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Swim Meet

This is a more personal post, not necessarily a review. We attended our very first regional Special Olympics swim meet this morning. It was a great experience, and my son did well. He has been attending Special Olympics Swimming since … Continue reading

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Blog Mission, Book Idea, and Writing about Characters with Special Needs

Please pardon my dust as I am trying to reorganize my writing life. As part of that effort, I am trying to restart my blogs. Here goes. . . . This blog is about the experience of having a child … Continue reading

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Here we go, summer . . . we’re off to the movies!

This is a more personal blog post. I want to get this particular blog back up and running again.   Here we go, there are just a few days of school left. I need to make up a schedule for … Continue reading

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Follow up to Travel Spotlight: Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Last week, I posted on the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Over the weekend, the¬†Clearwater Marine Aquarium released the following information: The production company that made Dolphin Tale got the green light to make a sequel to the movie that put the … Continue reading

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Travel Spotlight: Clearwater Marine Aquarium

I recently posted about the Florida Aquarium, in which I reviewed the aspects of it that either helped or didn’t help my son’s experience. Now, I haven’t been able to take him to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium yet, but I … Continue reading

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Travel Post: A Theme Park in the Southeast U.S. Changes their Disability Access Policy

I love theme parks. Have done since I can remember. I love taking my son to them, when we can afford it. But I read something today about a place in the Southeast U.S. that really got my goat. So … Continue reading

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