Category Archive: hurricane katrina

Damn Near Full

To my son Cade on his recent graduation:   I’m so sorry. I’m sorry that I haven’t prepared you for the future that’s ahead of you. For the years when I will no… Continue reading

Defining Moments

Cade Melerine was born on a steamy summer afternoon in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 10, 1997. Little did I realize just how much my life would change that day. I’ve taken care… Continue reading

Winds of Change

There are countless articles on keeping things routine for an autistic child.  “Avoid change” is repeated throughout these articles.  What good is it to shelter a child from change in an ever changing world?… Continue reading