The Story Thus Far

The Story Thus Far (Or At Least My Version of It) (Originally posted 4/13) Ethan (he went by his middle name) went to see a movie with a companion on January 12th of this year.  [For the record, yes, his companion was an 18-year-old female.  What average 26-year-old man wants to go to the movies … Continue reading

Visiting The Trail Of Injustice #JusticeForEthan

From the archive: Originally posted May, 2013 Josh and I visited the places that hold answers to many questions within their walls.   First, the theater.    This place holds many secrets.  Within its walls are the answers we seek.  How did an evening of recreation turn into something so sad?  The walls aren’t talking. … Continue reading

More Than One Lesson from Ferguson – Independent Investigations Needed

Victims of police violence

Michael Bell, 21 – Killed in Kenosha, WI  11/9/2004 Ethan Saylor, 26 – Killed in Frederick, MD 1/12/2013 Michael Brown, 18 – Killed in Ferguson, MO 8/9/2014   What do these three young men have in common?  At first glance, not much.  But all three were killed by someone who had taken an oath to … Continue reading

Day 8 – Trees, Accreditation, and Continued Support – 8 MORE Days of #JusticeForEthan

From the Archive As I bring this chapter to an end, there are three things I’d like us to do in this, the final week of 8 MORE Days for Ethan: Celebrate Father’s Day with the Saylors by planting a tree in Ethan’s honor. Let the committee from CALEA know why we think the Frederick … Continue reading

A Few of My Least Favorite Quotes – #JusticeForEthan

From the Archive: Originally posted 4/15/13 There have been so many things said and written about the events of January 12th.  Some have been inspirational and give me hope.  Those things have come from other families who are outraged and saddened by Ethan’s death. There have also been things that have made me furious! Those … Continue reading

#JusticeForEthan – Awareness

From the Archive: Originally posted 9/23/13   Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness. James Thurber October is National Down Syndrome Awareness month.  I’ve been thinking about what I want to do and how it applies to #JusticeForEthan.  I think the quote above pretty much says it … Continue reading

#JusticeForEthan – Truth Seekers

Governor O'Malley hides from reporters

From the Archive: Originally posted 9/19/13   Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. George Washington   The hunt for truth continues thanks to Debra Alfarone and WUSA9.  She has said that she tries to contact Governor O’Malley and Sheriff Chuck Jenkins for comment every week, and they don’t … Continue reading

#JusticeForEthan – Time to Break the Silence

From the Archive: Originally posted 9/11/13 Today I was happy to wake up early (anyone who knows me knows that’s rare).  But today was the interview with Debra Alfarone on radio blog with Gail Zahtz.  I was hopeful that we’d get to hear why Debra was the only one in television who seemed to understand … Continue reading

Beware: Comments May Be Unsuitable for Reading – #JusticeForEthan

From the Archive: Originally posted 9/7/13 The Frederick News Post is trying to gauge public support for the #JusticeForEthan movement.  They posted a Yes/No/Not Sure poll, and a link to their Facebook page where visitors can leave comments.  Both are available in a sidebar included in an article in Friday’s paper. The poll has been … Continue reading

A BIG ShoutOut to “The Dads” – #JusticeForEthan

From the Archive: Originally posted 9/3/13 I want to take a moment and recognize the Dads out there who have been vocal and passionate about #JusticeForEthan.     Anyone can be a father but it takes someone special to be a Dad.       Before anyone complains, I realize that this post may appear … Continue reading

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