Showing posts from March, 2022

CODA the hit that hits close to home

From my  Facebook status a few days ago:  CODA won best picture because not only did it break barriers, it did so in the most subtle way. As a person with a disability who loves music, it combined two aspects of my life. This amazing film is about a fishing family where everyone is deaf except the youngest daughter. iThe cover of "Both Sides Now" was absolutely perfect!~ I watched the amazing movie last night and you should too. After adjusting the above Facebook status multiple times in the last three days I decided that a few hastily assembled lines wasn't going to cover all the reasons why I truly enjoyed CODA. CODA is the acronym for C hild O f D eaf A dults. The movie is the story of the Rossi Family comprising of three deaf members, mother, father and son and the youngest daughter, Ruby, who can hear. The Rossi's are a fishing family from Worchester, Massachusetts who work the oceans. Emma is the typical teenager trying to balance, school, a social life hel

Forty-four and many more

  First thanks to all of you who wished me a happy birthday!!! I had a wonderful dinner with my closest Cape May friends, more like family because they truly adopted me as one of their own. Second thoughts on another year older--people get teased about getting older-- I never minded because every year I live, I prove certain predictions about me when I was born were wrong. I LOVE proving people wrong. Each year that I live my life the way it should be. Could it be better? EVERYONE'S LIFE COULD BE BETTER, but it could be worse, a lot worse. Can I DO BETTER? Absolutely! I have a collection of scars, some self-inflicted. I ALSO can be proud of my accomplishments. I always said life is like a puzzle you have to figure out where the pieces fit, but I think I am putting my pieces together the best I can Here's to 44.....................and many more !!!!