If you've ever fallen in love with a place while on vacation and wondered what it would be like to live there for more than a usual vacation's worth of time, you're my reader. Step right into a vicarious travel experience as Larry Lawyer and I try to make ourselves at home in Provence. Stay with us -- we've got a virtual guest room -- as we spend a month in each of four consecutive years in the pretty, medieval town of L'Isle sur la Sorgue - pronounced 'Leel sur la Sorg' - in the heart of Provence." Don't worry if you can't speak or understand French. Hang out with us for a while and you'll speak it as badly as we do.

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I am not a saint; I’m you.

Sep 20, 2012

Before Random House published it, five major publishers turned down Intensive Care, my book about bringing up a child with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. They thought the mother was "unsympathetic." She said the f-word.

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Good-bye: An open letter

Jun 06, 2014

Good-bye: An open letter to parents, relatives, and friends of boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

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To Tell or not to Tell – That is the question

Feb 20, 2014

Should I have told Peter that he was going to die? This is a question that haunted me during Pete’s15 ½ year lifetime and for the three decades since. I never made a conscious decision not to tell him.

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Crazy #2

May 15, 2013

Crazy is normal when you're trying to save your child's life.
Read Crazy #1 first!

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Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

Nov 16, 2012

The cure for DMD and the cure for social isolation go hand in hand.

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One Day at a Time

Sep 27, 2012

When you get overwhelmed and depressed thinking about the future, here's a way to go sane.

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