NDSS Buddy Walk on Washington: We Made It!

Kimchi Latkes

A while back, the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) contacted me and offered me a scholarship to attend their legislative advocacy conference.  Never one to scoff at a chance to take a free trip do good, I immediately said yes.  Actually, the offer resulted in a bit of hand wringing on my part, because try as I might, I couldn’t figure out why they’d asked me.  It seems like there are so many other amazing advocates out there, I felt a bit like a fraud.  All I do is write on this blog, after all.  As much as I eschew the idea that people have to have “expertise” to be advocates, I have a hard time applying that philosophy to myself.  But that’s for another post.

Neither of us were very pleased to be on the subway at 6:00am. Neither of us were very pleased to be on the subway at 6:00am.

I woke up at an ungodly hour this morning, scooped up…

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