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Archive for the 'Autism Awareness' Category

Heroes Come In All Sizes…

This past weekend could not have gone any better for Charlie, Abigail, or myself. Which, if you look at the way the past year…or few years have gone, that’s truly an accomplishment in its own right. Some tragic events did come to pass in the wake of it all. Quite a few friends of mine […]

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What Is Autism? ~ by: Abigail Layne

Sometimes I think what is autism? Autism is something that some kids like my brother Charlie, also known as The Bear, have. It’s a disability. They can hear stuff we can’t like light. So, if a kid with autism comes to you and says “lamp off” then that’s why. Autism can be a sad thing […]

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I get by with a little help from my friends…

AFT made the Tennessean this weekend with the help of an old high school friend of mine, Jeff O’Neill. Truthfully, it probably could’ve happened a little sooner, but things have been a little hectic on my end! Let me give you the exclusive details on how this came to pass…and maybe even a little more […]

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Football, Zebras, Infernos, and Inspirations. Just your average weekend…

Things have gotten intense over the last…? When were things not at some varied stage of “WTF!?” around here? That’s what I’d like to know. The last time that someone asked me how it was going and I said “Good, thanks” …and meant it, where was I? I wish someone had slapped me and told […]

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Abigail wrote a paper for school last week…

Before I post her paper there are a few things I want to get off my chest. ┬áThere are no words for how I feel about my children. Words that can truly capture my emotions regarding those two simply haven’t been created yet, and I doubt they ever will be! ┬áThis morning, while drinking my […]

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