Posts in Personal Essays
You Can't Teach This

This is my brother Keegan. He is 16, and has Down Syndrome. While he can be pretty laid-back upon first meeting, he’s not the total wallflower you might think. Turn on any song with a good beat, and this guy completes a metamorphosis into Michael Jackson junior in about 3 seconds.

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Going the Distance

I stood in line at the post office clutching the delivery notice I received in the mail. Apparently a package had arrived with my name on it. As I peered around the next person in line, I shifted in place in anticipation of what was waiting for me behind the counter.

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