Little Bird's Dad

“Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age.”

Little Bird’s Dad is building a new nest.

A new nest for the blog – not the flock. Well, at least not yet.  🙂 Why I Haven’t Been Posting. I haven’t written in a while, and there are … Continue reading

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15-Dec-2013 · Leave a comment

“Why Are There No Blue Dogs?”

Tuesday night, after the night shift nurses in the Hospice had dimmed the lights so everyone could settle in for the night, and after everyone left his side,  my Uncle Joe … Continue reading

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05-Sep-2013 · 186 Comments

Congratulations to Treyton’s Posse!

Things have been super busy here on the work front.   I’ve started recorded training videos for my law firm’s website, and have been hiring staff and setting up new … Continue reading

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14-Aug-2013 · 1 Comment

Live Loud!

“If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.” –Emile Zola

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12-Aug-2013 · Leave a comment

8 lessons about Down Syndrome in the first 8 Months as a Daddy (again).

Little Bird turned 8 – months – in July.  Other than my weird obsession with the Number 8, there’s nothing significant about that anniversary. However, this is the last time … Continue reading

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06-Aug-2013 · 14 Comments

If you could change your genetic coding, would you?

Scientists at the UMass Med School have made a discovery that they might someday be able to turn off the extra chromosome that is the hallmark of Down’s Syndrome.

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26-Jul-2013 · 15 Comments

It Doesn’t Matter How you Spell Down’s Syndrome.

I don’t care how you spell Down’s Syndrome.  Spelling won’t affect my son future, open or close doors, or affect his enjoyment of life. That said, I get enough nasty … Continue reading

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20-Jul-2013 · 17 Comments

The Big Myth about Down Syndrome – and how new Dads can shatter it.

As a Dad who just learned your child has Down Syndrome, you will hear this myth everywhere: Down Syndrome is a devastating and painful diagnosis that will turn a parent’s … Continue reading

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18-Jul-2013 · 49 Comments

Have you Heard the One about the Scientist, the Monkeys, and the Banana?

A scientist conducted an experiment. 5 monkeys were locked in a cage. Hanging inside the cage was a banana and a ladder placed underneath the banana.

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11-Jul-2013 · 9 Comments

A Pint of Guinness with Sheriff Chuck Jenkins.

While Egypt collapses, the Big 4 Cable “News” channels (HLN, CNN, FOX, and MSNBC) give us “gavel to gavel” coverage of  Zimmerman’s trial. While Texans held a People’s Filibuster, CNN … Continue reading

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08-Jul-2013 · 1 Comment

Little Bird’s Dad: Doodles on iPad Mini

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Each week, I add a new quote. This week's quote is by Aung San Suu Kyi. Click on the photo to read about this powerful activist in Wikipedia.