In the last post I shared both the form I needed to fill out for Pearlsky and some thoughts on it. To be clear, I fully understand the reasons behind the form, the intent and such, and it did not upset me, but it was a bit depressing in its “in your face” way. And,
If you don’t remember my post on the wonderful Rick, the “Judicial Case Manager” at the courthouse, the one I said this about … “He was so sincere, so empathetic, it was this strange but strong connection, this flash of recognition” then go read it now. It is the second half of this post. Go
You know me, far be it from me to want to start any trouble or stir the pot. In that regard, I decided to do a bit more research on the who-can-vote thing.
Discussing the fact that I had to have Pearlsky served (in the legal sense) with papers, I wrote this in a recent post on guardianship: Back in college I was a bouncer for a while at a popular hole-in-the-wall across the street from the ball park. I had the reputation of carding everyone, and I
Moving on with the guardianship … remember that the day she turns 18, without my having legal guardianship, no one can tell me anything about Pearlsky medically, at school, etc. No exceptions, that’s the law. Uggh. Today I received from the court the “Citation Giving Notice Of Petition For Appointment of Guardian For Incapacitated Person.” Sounds scary.
It was a long week, some good, some bad. I guess that means status quo.
There is so much to say on this topic, but I won’t say it all now. I fought, with websites and a blog, visits to the State House, conversations with the U.S. Congress, to get Pearlsky out of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) testing (and we won). Why? Even the “special needs” version REQUIRED
Some days are better than others, and then today happens …