Monthly Archives: January 2012

Wonderful TED Talk

You are going to love this wonderful TED Talk I discovered when I clicked on a blogger who had “liked” my last post. I found an article about Aimee Mullins who was born without fibular bones in her legs. She has inspired many and I love the way she redefines the term “disability” in her…

PTS Parenting

Here is a photo of me and my mom, December 1956. I am four and she is forty-four. Notice where my right arm is. My hand rests on my mother’s back. Had I felt the need to reach out to her?  Maybe the picture taker prompted me.  I know my mother didn’t. She is unto…

Do the Numbers

In my meditation this morning, I heard these words: 26 years old. 26 is a number I associate with my infant surgery for pyloric stenosis. I was operated on when I was 26 days old and at age 26, I had a major breakthrough about my operation. 8 (2 + 6) was my favorite number…

Bell Pepper with Scar

I am not sure why I want to share my pastel “Bell Pepper with Scar” on my first post of 2012. I wanted something visual for sure as I have not posted an image for months. But it also has to do with the oddness of the picture–a scar on a bell pepper!  A strange…