One Girl Changed Another Girl’s Life – Forever

I have a guest blogger today, Katie Locke, MCD, CCC-SLP.  A few month ago, Katie posted this on an Instagram picture of Rachel: “I wouldn’t be where I am today without Rachel. So proud of her.”  She tells it better than […]

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A Year Later – Rachel’s Pink House

One year ago today, Rachel opened the first Kansas ABLE Savings Account. It was a BIG deal to us! Having advocated for the passage of ABLE for eight years and then three years after the federal law passed, Rachel had […]

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Happy New Year with My 2017 Blogs!

Happy 2018.  I ran across this quote that I posted on a previous timeline.  It’s a good one for us all to remember as we continue this journey called life.  “You can easily judge the character of a man (or woman) […]

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Ringing Out This Year with TheSassySouthernGal’s Top Blogs

I know you are just waiting for TheSassySouthernGal’s top blogs for 2017!  Your comments, shares and views tell me a lot.  Let me know if you pick up on your favorite themes from these Top Ten Blogs from 2017?  Oh […]

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Jonathan & Jawanda: A Modern Day Comedy/Tragedy Chapter 28 Sabbatical Online Edition

  Jonathan and Jawanda A Modern-Day Comedy/Tragedy – The Sabbatical Year Online Chapter 28 Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happiest New Year! January started with Rachel opening the first Kansas ABLE Savings Account on January 26. It wasn’t just a […]

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Soft, or Not So Soft, Benefits of Inclusion?

I must first proclaim that we are down to one semester.  Rachel successfully finished semester one of her senior year.  She had a great semester. Powder puff touchdowns, homecoming dances, volleyball serves, and of course classes. She worked hard and […]

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Rachel’s Independence May Depend on Leaders Learning to Play in a Sandbox

Happy Independence Day!  I love the Fourth of July and not because I love fireworks. I love it because I have always loved American History and I have a deep-seated belief that we live in the greatest country in the […]

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Election Day: Your Vote & Story Matter!

Today is Election Day. I’ve always loved government and politics.  I know this election season may have seemed like an episode of “Twilight Zone” to many of you.  But I love election day for more reasons than it means the […]

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Realities of an Imaginary Friend

Today I want to recommend a book. I don’t know how I learned about his book. I must have seen it on some reading list. It caught my attention because as a child  I had two imaginary friends. I quickly […]

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American Idol Pity

A few years ago I swore off American Idol.  When James Durbin was voted off, I was done. I quit watching because I was so mad.  Isn’t that silly?  Yet, here I am a few years later blogging about what?  […]

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