Grieving for the Other Owen

I have been anxiously awaiting/dreading the premiere of HBO’s “Miss You Can Do It” – a documentary about a beauty pageant for special needs girls that was started by Abbey Curran, Miss Iowa 2008, who herself has Cerebral Palsy.  I wasn’t entirely sure what I would be seeing or feeling while I watched this – [ Read More ]

“Mommy, will you play with me?”

Left to their own devices, they doused themselves in heavily perfumed room spray.  Here comes a huge confession… I have mentioned it a number of times here in passing, but this is just eating away at me, and I feel like I’m completely alone in this from what I have seen… I do not have [ Read More ]