Restless Life Syndrome – Jack’s Lament

Restless Life Syndrome – Jack’s Lament

This weekend I watched one of my favorite movies of all time, “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” My kids are scared of this Tim Burton classic, so Vic and I watch it on adult time. I should be ashamed of that, but I also listen to Star Trek podcasts, so whatever. The premise of Nightmare is …Continue Reading

The Precious Body

The Precious Body

Last week Finley (my son, six years old) let me know that a girl in his class laughed at him for being short. Quite literally that simple. He said, “She just said, ‘You’re short! HAHA!’”.

Finley will always be short. Osteogenesis Imperfecta is a form of dwarfism. And while he may get to 5 feet tall, that …Continue Reading

Loving People at Work

Loving People at Work

It was about five years ago when I was getting ready to take Finley, my son, to his first leg-rodding surgery in Omaha, Nebraska. He had just turned one and his legs were finally large enough to handle the procedure. I had put my PTO request in at work. It was a busy time in …Continue Reading