Author Archives: liftedupbyds
Each year, come August, there is that senseless humor that ends the summer. A feel good flick. It needs no justification other than the dog days of summer. And it is in those weeks that many of us cringe – … Continue reading
Dear Honorable Chief Justices – Last year when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of corporate personhood allowing the formation of SuperPACs, I must admit I was disappointed. Yet, in the current argument against the Healthcare Reform, it certainly is … Continue reading
Before the Superbowl there was the NFL championship games. While functionally the same, it was a whole new level when it became the Superbowl. That is what the UN did with WDSD. So, to me, that was WDSD I, with many more Roman numerals … Continue reading
Dear UN – Thank you for making 3/21/2012 such a wonderful and memorable day! When the common person comes to your collective deeper understanding, then humanity has been elevated.
Dear Colleen I found your article on the r word insensitive. From the first sentence you show you do not have a very close connection to someone who would be given such a hurtful title. I knew nothing of Down … Continue reading
I have to admit that I am a bit hesitant to jump in the snake pit that is the discussion around the Wrongful Birth lawsuit that just concluded with a $2.9M verdict in Oregon. The parents stated they would have … Continue reading
Hello – I wanted to send you a quick note asking you to take some time covering the first UN sanctioned World Down syndrome day on March 21st, 2012. There is a civil rights movement going on for people with … Continue reading