Yesterday Hannah and I sat together in the living room writing out our weekly postcards. I’ve decided to use mine to educate my representatives about the nature, challenges, and blessings of parenting an adult with autism.
I realize I can’t appeal to their sense of fairness. They don’t live our lives. They don’t face our struggles. Nor do they share our joy. Nor do they share our fierce determination to protect the one we love.
This first card introduced them to my family and why the ACA has ben a life saver for us. Literally a life saver.
In Indiana you can call:
Senator Joe Donnelly (202)224-4814
Senator Todd Young (202)224-5623
IN District 6 — Rep Luke Messer (202)225-3021
What I’m reading: Essentialism (by G McKeown), Freedom of Information Act paperwork
What I’m listening to: Harry Potter #1 (yes, again)
What I’m watching: Timeless, The Two Towers
What I’m smelling: mud, wet puppy, and African violets
What I’m pondering: relationships, truth, honesty, respect
In my house: a new infinity scarf in a lovely dark grey wool still taking shape, good German chocolate, and chocolate covered almonds back in rotation.