Short essays by Douglas Winslow Cooper, Ph.D., the author of TING AND I: A Memoir of Love, Courage and Devotion, published in September 2011 by Outskirts Press (Parker, CO, USA), available from outskirtspress.com/tingandi, Barnes and Noble [bn.com], and Amazon [amazon.com], in paperback or ebook formats. Please visit us at tingandi.com for more information.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO MY WHITE PICKET FENCE? [Front Matter]
First, I dedicate this book to the
brain-injured, and all the exceptional caregivers who unselfishly nurture them
each and every day, though it’s not an easy task.
Second, I dedicate this to my late cousin Heather Johnson,
who was my inspiration for becoming a special education teacher, my true
important, I dedicate this to God, Who I know holds me in His loving hands.
This book does not offer advice on the
medical treatment of patients, which is only appropriate for specially-trained
medical professionals who have a detailed knowledge of the patient. Do not rely
on information in this book in place of requesting professional medical advice.
Please remember that medical information is frequently changing.
This book is the product of my experience
and exhaustive research. I assume no liability for the information provided
here. Use of the information in this book releases me from any responsibility
for any loss or other liability incurred by the reader.
[I hope that the necessary legalism of this
disclaimer does not bother the reader as much as it bothers me having to put it
FOREWORD: In the
Eye of the Storm
TEACHING UNTIL I COULD NO LONGER TEACH
MYSOPHOBIA AND ME – THE GERMOPHOBE GIRL
THE POWER OF PRAYER
WHAT I MISS ABOUT TEACHING
CLIFF, MY FIRST STUDENT
MY FOSTER SON, BRIAN
TRIBUTE FROM FOSTER SON, BRIAN
WHAT I DON’T MISS ABOUT TEACHING
MY MICKEY MOUSE ® OBSESSION
“HOW COME YOU HAVE A NOTEBOOK?” (A BRAIN INJURY LIST)
CONCUSSIONS AND MORE…
A TRIBUTE FROM MY FRIEND MAGGIE
HAPPY AND ANGEL
THINGS PEOPLE GET RIGHT
THE LADY AT THE
MS. CORRECTOR: THERE, THEIR, THEY’RE
MOVIES AND MORE
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC
OTHER THINGS THAT HELPED ME
(HOLISTIC AND MORE)
BUSINESSES THAT HAVE HELPED ME
ME, ME, ME
DANIELLE AND CATHERINE
TRIBUTES AND THANKS FROM MY STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS
MY WARDROBE AND MORE…
A TRIBUTE FROM MY FRIEND MARLA
THE BAG LADY
DR. SEUSS’S HELP WHY
THE TITLE: WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO MY WHITE PICKET FENCE?
APPENDIX 4. SCHLIFF TESTIMONY TO ALBANY, NY, LAWMAKERS
APPENDIX 5. BRAIN TUMOR VIGIL
APPENDIX 6. JURY DUTY WAIVER LETTERS EXCERPTS
APPENDIX 7. LETTER TO DAILY FREEMAN EDITOR: A MIRACLE
APPENDIX 8. BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP’S MINDSET HANDOUT
APPENDIX 9. DAILY REPORT SHEET
APPENDIX 10. OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
APPENDIX 11. INVITATION TO A PARTY
APPENDIX 12. LETTER OF REFERENCE
APPENDIX 13. RESUME
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
For the coming year, I will be excerpting weekly material from this fine book by Janet Johnson Schliff, M.S.Ed.. She wrote it over a three-year period, with some coaching and editing help from me, through my business, WriteYourBookWithMe.com. The book is available from amazon.com and from its publisher, outskirtspress.com: What Ever Happened to My White Picket Fence?