My Son, Dyslexia, John Irving, and A Prayer for Owen Meany

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My youngest son has a rare form of dyslexia, fewer than 3% of all dyslexics have this form of ┬áthe disorder. He’s working his tail off with a reading specialist twice a week for an hour, on top of daily drills and exercises. All told, I think my wife spends about six hours a week [Read More...]

Monday Morning Confessional

I confess that I did not watch a single moment of the Masters this year – first time in a long time. I did, however, watch nearly all of a fairly meaningless NASCAR race at Texas. I confess that I am wondering if this says something about me as a person. I confess that I’m [Read More...]


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