Something About Meg

imageSome of you may remember Meg whom I mentioned will be attending The Crucible this evening. I’m tickled for her, and it couldn’t happen to a cooler kid. Yes, I said kid. She’s the same age as one of my kids, or about to be. It’s her birthday this weekend, and she will turn 23. She’s currently in school training for a career in tv production.

When I read that on her bio, I wondered what she really had. I was not disappointed. She has countless photos that elevate the mundane to something which can make you stop and really look and find it thought provoking as well as pleasing. I can’t quite put my finger on what it is, but she’s definitely got a great eye and feel for what the viewer will ultimately perceive. I think it’s a gift, and one that may well be wrought in part by her being set apart with something which most people often think of as disability. Meg has dyslexia. For the last several years, I’ve been coming to think of this condition as just another way of learning and possibly a way that supersedes the norm. There is speculation and some studies floating around that support the idea people with dyslexia see a much richer view of the world. If Meg is any indication, I believe it. More on this later!

All the best tonight, Meg, and how cool that your father is going with you!

Carry on.

Oh, wait! Don’t forget a website has been created to share The Crucible experience. I will definitely be pinging the site with Meg’s review. :D

2 Comments

  1. Aaawwww! So she’s YOUR winner? – What a wonderful birthday present to her! I hope she enjoys every second, :-)

    Re. Dyslexia: The problem with this are the usual “other people” (“What? She has problems to write or read correctly?? – How stupid!”),
    No one calls someone stupid who says he/she cannot draw a straight line. But they call someone stupid who doesn’t recognise in a second the difference between b and d? – Yeah, right.

  2. Argh! Read “moment” or “milli-second” above, please.

    Sorry.
    Or maybe: So much for correct wording, even if I knew what I wanted to say. LOL


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