The Tales.

Dear Dawn

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

Dear Dawn, Thank you for reaching out and answering my questions regarding BCBS. I appreciate your candor and that being said, I am willing to serve on the BCBS Member…

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Just A Police Officer

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

He’s just a police officer. One of our most traditional and respected occupations, though lately, it hasn’t seemed like that. The stories that cross our television screens are often accusatory…

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Journey of Surfing

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

Journey of Surfing Things could be worse. Yes, no truer statement in all of the universe. Things can always be worse and strangely enough, I have always sought comfort in…

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How Far Should Special Needs Families Travel To Follow Their Gut?

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

As long as the road is in front of you, I would say to keep marching, seeking, querying and always believing you may uncover that one diamond in the millions…

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Victory for Amos

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

The war. I won the war. The call came yesterday afternoon; Amos has been awarded his augmentative communication device and so, for those struggling with their insurance company, I say,…

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This Is Not Education

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

I suspect families all over the country have wondered, noted, or voiced their concern of the glaring metamorphosis in education, in private and public schools. Most of us look back…

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It Was Just A Second

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

It was. Just one second or really, maybe closer to a minute or so. Just this afternoon, she was wading and swimming. I was watching and talking and watching and…

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Ten Reasons College Friends Are Your Best Friends

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

1. 20,000 hours. Time spent taking care of no one, thinking about no one and doing whatever the Hell you wanted minus a few classes. 2. Clothes were a community…

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Dada

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

As much as I love to hear my youngest child call “Mama,” I long for “Dada.” It seems only right that I would contemplate this still nonexistent expression for my…

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This Christmas

By Adrian Wood / June 24, 2021

This Christmas This Christmas, I will tell my children they are blessed as we drop toys in that very large box. This Christmas, I will tell my children they are…

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