The Medicine of Autism – Interview with Dr. Linda Nathanson-Lippitt

Dr Linda Nathanson-Lipitt of Children’s Habilitation Center in Atlanta, has kindly agreed to talk to our magazine about autism, its causes and treatments. The interview took place between Michael Shengaout and Dr. Nathanson-Lipitton August 23, 2012.

Autism – The Enemy At The Gate

A personal look at autism, its effects, prevention, treatments and public policies.

Autism and Public Policies – Interview with Stewart Spielman

Out guest is Stuart Spielman, a counsel with Autism Speaks. He is actively involved with their effort to promote policies related to autism. He kindly agreed to talk to our magazine on October 1st, 2012.

“How the Grinch Stole Thanksgiving” by Anne Vuxton

All holidays are not magical. And everyone’s mother is not Martha Stewart. What happens when a well-intentioned mother dreams of creating the perfect Thanksgiving? Mishaps, mistakes, and misgivings! How each family member handles the problems is insightful and humorous. No perfect families anywhere, but some Thanksgivings are more memorable than others!

“Towheaded Boy and the Three Little Keys” by Alexander Sharov

Fiction – This fairy tale/parable is about the consequences of our choices and seeing the miraculous in the world around us.

Golden Boy

Viewpoints – Choices we make sometimes stay with us and our family for decades to come. Even as we move on, those around us may not be able to do so. Author’s mother couldn’t let it go even fifty years later.

Review of “The Deed of Paksenarrion” by Elizabeth Moon

Quite often works of fiction provide a convenient escape from the reality. Traveling the pages of a book takes less money than visiting the real world destinations. For example, climbing imaginary Mount Doom on the pages of “The Lord of the Rings” is definitely safer than going up the real Mount Everest and an affair […]

A Better World

Poetry – This poem from James Patrick Kinney, author of the famous ““The Cold Within”, deals with the age long problem of fathers and sons.

“What If?” by Preston Mott

If you really could make a difference – would you? This poem was an entry for “If you can write…” contest for 2012.

“Fate slew Him, but He did not drop” by Emily Dickinson

It is often up to a woman to tell guys what it takes to be a Man! A wonderful short poem from Emily Dickinson.