My son was diagnosed with autism when he was 18 months old. Although his childhood continues to be neither easy nor typical, it offers our family unique opportunities to experience the world differently and challenges us to grow in unexpected ways. That’s what I try to capture in this blog.

Although I only have sketchy memories of my life before I became a parent, my career has ranged from from computer programming for Lockheed Martin to musical-theater writing (Ducks and Lovers) to founding a shopping website that automatically donates to charity ( If you’ve ever visited, or gone to the New York Music Theatre Festival, you’ve probably seen some of my work.