A friend told me the other day that she likes my blog but it's so sad she can't always read through. This took me back a bit, because while Caleb's is a sad situation, he is one of the funniest people I know. His therapist tells me humor is a sign of deep intelligence, and that Caleb couldn't be so funny if there wasn't a lot going on in his head. Let me share a few of my favorite Caleb stories.
A couple tourists to Krueger National Park in South Africa got to witness one little guy fall behind when he couldn't keep up when they stumbled upon a baby elephant in the road.
When I was around 9, I hatched a plan to get my reading done and still watch my cartoons. I decided to memorize my entire reading book! I took the time to practice for weeks until I got it right.
They say the opposite of shame is pride or honor, but most people -- and most countries -- have a lot more of the former than the latter. While a lot ...
I'm a big fan of giving unsolicited advice. Others may not be big fans of it, but that's okay. I have strong opinions and I'm often compelled to share them, even when people wish I wouldn't. Here are a few nuggets of wisdom.
Pugs are insanely hilarious, especially when they are caught off guard on camera. Although, when this tiny pug in particular spots the family taping him... it's lights, camera, and action -- and boy is it funny!
I grew up with a tough name. Siobhan Adcock. Look at it. There's almost no part of that name that's not sort of a pain in the ass.
When I was growing up, my three best girlfriends were Diana, Mary, and Flo--and if you don't know whom I'm talking about, please stop reading now. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard were the original Supremes, the dream girls of Motown.
I have come to realize that outrageous experiences are memorable and highly fulfilling. They are linked with living in the bold zone. The bold zone is that area past the comfort zone where fierceness resides.
You've reached the age when you know a thing or two. You know how to be a silver fox. Just look at you. You're wearing a fleece, so it must be chilly out, yet somehow your skin is tanned. And your pearly white teeth match your hair. Was that intentional? It doesn't matter -- it works.
Adulthood is just as much a part of life as having a Dave Matthews phase. The days of strict curfews are long gone and no one can tell you not to spend a whole day watching "Lizzie McGuire" reruns -- life is good.