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Photojournalism Project – What Autism Looks Like in My Home

A lot of photographers participate in 365/52 projects, where somebody establishes a theme, and each participant then hunts around for images in their lives that illustrate what that theme means to them. I briefly thought about signing up for one of these projects.  And then I thought about how crazy my life is, and how […]

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The Autism Photo Project: Capturing Owen | - February 23, 2012 - 5:07 pm

[…] project, I am photographing other families who are also living with autism.  As I said in my post about my own son, our snowflake children are so very different from one another, and yet I’m finding that the […]


Not a whole lot to report around here.  We have one tired kid who’s falling asleep in his lunch because he can’t catch up on his sleep (usual story with all of us “Autism Parents”).  I’m still demanding that he puts an “I want” in front of the nouns he grunts at me when he […]

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The Purity Factor

I realized tonight that I haven’t painted my toenails yet this season.  I say “season”, because I have never cared what my toes look like when I’m not wearing sandals.  Let’s face it: I have always been the type of woman who has to be strongly motivated to put contact lenses in over glasses, and […]

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