Sometimes you have to listen with your eyes

  Maura is somewhat verbal – but not always in English, and not always coherent. So my job is to figure out what she’s trying to convey to me. Yes, I say “my job” because she is trying to communicate, and doing it the best she can – which is her job. Understanding her communication…

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RIP Alan Rickman

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be on stage. Dancing, singing, acting – I wanted to be there, front and center. When I was a little girl, I also had a humongous speech impediment. I am not exaggerating this. In fact, I’m pretty sure my parents would state that I was actually…

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