A Christmas Story about Advocacy and Failure and Kittens

A cat had kittens in our building about a month ago. We were alerted to this by our neighbor. The cat is fiercely protective, constantly foraging for food and growling lest one of us gets too close to her precious offspring. There are three kittens - two jet black and one with some orange stripes … Continue reading A Christmas Story about Advocacy and Failure and Kittens

Communicating Across the Boundary of Ability

I admit that though passionate about cross-cultural interactions and communicating across cultural boundaries I know very little about communicating with those who are unlike me in physical ability. Just 2 weeks ago we were visiting a friend for his birthday and another family in the room had a beautiful son with Down's Syndrome. I was … Continue reading Communicating Across the Boundary of Ability