Posted on April 4, 2009 by DebCNY
So, the other day I received an email about the Walk4Hearing coming up soon, on Sunday May 3rd. This will be the 3rd annual Walk4Hearing, sponsored by the Hearing Loss Association of America (Rochester chapter), and I’m really looking forward to it. We will join Katy’s team, with her daughter Rory. If anyone can participate, sponsor, or donate – please click here.
The person who emailed me, Katy, is the same person my husband approached out of the blue while they were waiting in line at the Planetarium in 2005. I briefly mention Continue reading
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Posted on October 29, 2008 by DebCNY
My son’s bus came whizzing up our street, and instead of slowing and stopping at the corner, he just barely slowed down and turned. I stood watching from my driveway, wondering – “what the ?? Where is my son?”.
So, I thought, “ok. no need to panic. He’s probably fine. Maybe, he missed the bus… maybe he needed to stay after to get a book?”. Still, the overly-motherly-worrisome voice in the back of my head couldn’t help throwing in it’s 2 cents – “Maybe he was kidnapped by aliens and being held hostage against his will?!?!”. I shook any “what-if-terrible-scenarios” out of my head and reverted back to the calm rationalle mom that I am… “No… no.. I’m sure it’s one of the first things”, I thought.
So, I called the school. The school called the bus. The bus driver reports back to the school, who reports back to me, that my son IS on the bus. Continue reading
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