Monthly Archives: March 2012

They Stare! (video)

Ignore everything I have said in the past (Don’t Stare , but don’t ignore her either!) Sometimes it’s really good to stare! From the Special Olympics Asia Pacific: I am really honored to know some of Singapore’s Special Olympics Swimmers … Continue reading

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Paintability

One year ago Chelsea was so lost that she asked me why we had not just let her die. She was 12 at the time. The challenges and angst of a normal teenager trying to cope with the middle school … Continue reading

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I am not a robot – I just can’t reproduce letters

For the Record, I am not a robot and if I could reproduce the letters to the satisfaction of the machine that checks I would have posted this comment directly onto the wonderful Ms Jenni Taylor’s blogspot. But the technology … Continue reading

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Vintage Hoodie on Tour

When I joined MTV in 1992 one of the first pieces on merchandise I was given was an MTV Unplugged Hoodie – I hardly ever wore it. Fast forward 20 years and my “vintage” hoodie is having quite the resurgence.

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Spread the Word to end R and S and all hateful words (updated)

I first posted this under the title Forget R – what about the S Word (1/03/12) and it was prompted by the action in support of Spread the word to end the Word.  The R word is never acceptable but please don’t limit … Continue reading

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Chelsea’s Make a Wish Video

The official video for Chelsea’s Make a Wish Swim went live yesterday and I hope that you will all be inspired to repost and share the story with a wider audience. What a truly amazing day it was. Thank you … Continue reading

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Siblings of Special Need

Zach and Fran live their lives like “also starring” characters in a TV drama or movie.  While the audience  tunes into the show to watch Brad and George, Angie or Jen and everyone knows it’s really all about the star,  in … Continue reading

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