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I drew Drew!

Nick continues to amaze us all.  We were attending the 60th birthday party of my cousin Drew Doherty.  We had gotten a birthday card and after writing our sentiment in the card, Arden asked Nick to write his name.

We are very proud of the fact that Nick can write his name.  He is proud of it too.  We set him up at the table and he wrote, N I C K.  Arden tried to get the pen back and Nick said, “Wait.”  This was new.  We looked on to see what he would do.

First he drew a big circle, then two circles inside the circle with a curved line just below the two circles.  I said to Arden, “He has made a face.”  Then he put two straight lines down from the big circle and two curved lines out from either side of the circle.

“I drew Drew!” he said.  He had drawn a person.  I cried.  That is another developmental stage he has now achieved.  Before this his “people” were just heads, without legs and arms.  Now his person, Drew, had two legs and two arms.

I didn’t think to take a picture of it at the time, but I am going to see if Drew can do that for us.  It was incredible.

Two morals of this story are, “Don’t ever give up,” and
“We are all continually growing; be patient with each other.”

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  1. Isn’t it amazing that he keeps on surprising you! That he keeps on learning and growing. A lesson for us all to do the same.

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Announcing that I have finished a book with the working title of “The Fairy Fort.” I am currently pitching it to publishers. Keep checking back to watch the progress of my newest novel.

Here is a quick glimpse of the story.

Sarah Doherty is an 18-year-old living in rural Ireland at the tail end of the Great War. Plagued by severe epilepsy, she is protected by her parents and lives a sheltered, secluded, lonely life. The Fae, local Irish fairies, interfere with her life. She falls forward a century in time through the local fairy fort of standing stones. She had a seizure in 1918 and woke up in 2020. The 21st century world includes life-saving prescriptions, physical comforts and the independence and freedom she seeks. The locals are welcoming and Andy Mclaughlin, a handsome young historian, is intriguing. She doesn’t want to return home.

Then a letter arrives from Boston divulging the story of Sarah and Andy’s lives that are deeply entwined in the previous century. They are not yet in love but as they seek to verify the letter through online resources, they feel a growing obligation to their unborn family and to each other. What would happen to their posterity living in Boston if they don’t return to 1918? Even if they do make it back, her parents can never know what happened to her or that would change everything.

This Young Adult time-travel romance explores the question: Do we have the freedom to make choices or is free will an elaborate illusion?

This is my third book. I love reading time travel romances. I am an advocate for epilepsy awareness because my 43-year-old son has intractable epilepsy. As a genealogist specializing in Irish research, I live part of the year in the village where the story is based. I wrote the book to help young adults understand that difficult situations can change your life. Sometimes miraculously.