Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want something badly enough. They are there to keep out the other people. – Randy Pausch ( 1960-2008 ) DS celebrated his 19th birthday and mom got him home for a weekend of baking, cooking, and tree decorating! I can hardly believe it… Time just flies by… Some birthday traditions in our family… On your birthday you get to pick the dinner menu. DS has a traditional buffet now: gluten-free chicken fingers, taco dip with tortilla chips (which was a traditional dish on Christmas Eve when I was growing up), chicken wings, and TGIF potato skins (only processed food on the table). His cake is our own gluten-free version …Read more
The human shape is a ghost
made of distraction and pain.
Sometimes pure light, sometimes cruel,
trying wildly to open,
this image held within itself.
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