How Easter helps me deal with ALS

Local stores are filled with people shopping for baby chicks, chocolate bunnies, kits to dye eggs, and baskets to fill with candy for their children. Churches will universally have more attendees for Easter Sunday than other Sundays during the year. At the same time, I wonder, as I have for virtually every event since I …

Laughter is the best medicine

The old adage, “Laughter is the best medicine,” is certainly true. There have been amusing moments in my dealing with ALS, when laughter has erupted over the predicaments in which I have found myself. We live in a rural area where electrical failures are frequent. It seems there is a tendancy for any tree limb within a hundred miles of our power lines …