Monthly Archives: July 2011

‘Have You Been Writing This All Along?’

Many people have asked where the idea for Following Ezra came from. “Have you been writing this all along?” they ask. Yes and no. Since a few months before Ezra was diagnosed with autism at age three, I’ve been taking notes. Not for a book, but to figure this thing out, to try to understand [...]

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Celebrating Time

One of my son’s obsessions is the calendar. For years, Ezra has greeted the first day of every month by rising at dawn and dashing through the house, shouting, “It’s February first!” or “It’s the first day of October!”  With pure joy, he exults in the simple passage of time, the ordinary act of turning [...]

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