2 Cent Tuesday – Why Do We Give?

One of this week’s top stories has been about Jeremy Meeks.  If you happened to miss his name, he’s the guy whose dreamy blue eyes convinced women to make his mug shot go viral.  Thousands were so enthralled with his looks that the facts behind his arrest didn’t seem to matter.  While I’ll admit, he’s got […]

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2 Cent Tuesday – Special Olympics

This week, my Twitter feed was loaded with photos and comments on the 2014 USA Special Olympics games. We raise the Special Olympics flag for everyone who dares to dream, all the world to see #2014USAGames @SONYinfo pic.twitter.com/DOqJ5QKYkA — Onolee Stephan (@onolee_s) June 15, 2014   It got me thinking about how there are two […]

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2 Cent Tuesday – Maya Angelou

Sorry I’m a day late – story of my life…  nothing in the news caught my attention yesterday so I was going to skip it… then this piece of sad news came across my screen.  It’s a different kind of sad.  Different from the violence in Santa Barbara.  Different from the sadness that came over […]

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2 Cent Tuesday

Tuesdays will be the days I give my 2 cents on a topic that’s in the news.   Let’s start by talking about social media and activism/awareness.  Many in the Down syndrome community have condemned the use of social media to raise awareness.  Some restrict their criticism to “cute photos” and “happy stories,” but still, […]

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