This one goes back to when I was much younger. Mikey was one of my brother's friends. He had a small group of friends who hung out together. One of the friends lost an eye due to a paper Chinese star being thrown by a sibling.
Time passes and then we hear the bad news. Ben went out drinking, as he often did, and got into a car with a few others who had also been
Fast forward quite a bit to years later. I am not the only one in my family that has a strong connection to the other side. My mom does as
Now, we had been living in AZ for a while at that
After three solid days of looking, mom did
I believe I have written about Mikey before, but I included more accurate and detailed info this
If you know me at all, you know that for me the other side is a paradise that I have to try not to think about as it makes me sad not to be
As Mikey had been there for a few years before we even knew about that,
The reason I tell this long story is both because I am very happy with the progress Mikey has made recently, as well as to illustrate how long these
So most of the past several years has been me occasionally hearing about this thing and that done to help Mikey see things that he can enjoy and really take pride in being a part of. While
Since there are not all that many artists of that very specific type, he at first was
I know this may be a bit long and boring, but as Mikey is a family friend we have been trying to help for many years now, it is very nice that he now has made more progress.
Jim went to see him a couple
Additionally, Mikey is now the one helping out new arrivals like he was get used to being in a new place, with
It has been so long, and we have tried so many things to help him turn a corner, and now
Congrats to Mikey and his progress. We all knew he could do it.
Sorry for the long uneventful thread. I just wanted to go over more mundane things that go on. They may not be Earth shattering, but they are more similar