This season I would like to ask of some of you to have the heart and send a little note or card to a friend’s son. He has aspergers syndrome and is really having a hard time with reading/writing. I’m sure there’s some families on here who can even relate with that. His mother Katie’s hopes are that with his own PO Box and key he may grow excited to read the letters and cards and hopefully even respond back to some of you! I know you guys have what it takes to get this kid interested. He’s really worked through some sensory complications recently for pencil/pen to paper and his mom wishes she could get him excited to use this new super power he has.
They’re not asking for gifts.
They don’t need donations and this isn’t a go-fund-me or anything like that.
Just good ol’ fashioned Christmas cheer is what they really need this season.
p.s. Lucas is going to be turning 11 on December 1st. He’s into Star Wars, Computers, Video game design, YouTube video reviews on just about everything, He enjoys riding his off road scooter, Space ships/ Astronauts, Serious Facts,and Nerf Guns, animals seem to love him so much they have moved in. He has 1 cat, 1 golden retriever, 2 guinea pigs, 2 goldfish, and a varied amount of strays who have come to live in his yard from the nearby farms. He loves dressing up in costumes and playing the roles quite seriously.
This is his Adress:
PO BOX 590
Perry, MI 48872
A little word from his mom: “This has already become so much more than just being excited to read, It’s a complete adventure. From my heart to yours – Katie Willson”
Does anyone know any Star Wars movie folks, who could send him a little card with apersonal word or two, as well?
Cheers and Swissmamahugs,
Sorry, guys, but about all the Doctor Who predictions and spoilers leaking everywhere, I will not read them, and I will not comment or like any blogpost or post about it either! My reasons:
- Moffat lies! The Doctor lies! The BBC lies!
- #DoctorWho (since Tom Baker) has always made me feel like a little kid again, when watching it for the first time, many many years back. There were no spoilers back then, we only knew when and were it would be on. One or two weeks ahead we might have started wondering and guessing if it would still scare us as much as last year’s episode (a thing we never admitted to our friends, but of course it did. Every year, it did scare us.) And then we sat down in front of the telly, fully stuffed after an abundant Christmas dinner with the family, satisfied, tired and anxious, half hiding under the Christmas tree, darkness outside, and we watched! With all our minds. With surprise, astonishment eager suspense in our eyes, attentive (!) not live tweeting or analysing what was different from what had been announced, and trying to come up with snarky recaps in 140. We just marvelled at the story, frightened at times, hiding behind the sofa occasionally, but with huge eyes and an open mind. And it blew us away. Because we did not expect it, we did not know. So, please remind yourselves that this is what made Doctor Who a legend (besides the great stories of course): our own childlike eyes and mind. Don’t spoil it, don’t pseudo overanalyse every breadcrumb thrown at you from the producers and the BBC, just for a few clicks. Wait! Be patient! An rediscover what all children know, the thrill of anticipation is the best thrill of all! And last but not least
- Moffat lies. The BBC lies. So, it’ll all be different anyway…
A very merry Christmas to all of YOU, and may peace, love and childlike joy and amazement be with you! Always!