atypical:: 5+5 =10 [ep. 47]

Today we tell the story of our daughter, Lena, as we celebrate 5 years of her being home with us after her adoption from Ukraine.  From here forward, she will have been with us for longer than she was away.  We celebrate that with a look back at her life and the remarkable journey she […]

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atypical:: 1 year rewind with Jay & Katherine Wolf

In our 1-year rewind, we look back at one of our favorite discussions this past year with Jay & Katherine Wolf.  In fact, we liked them so much that we invited them to Fayetteville, Arkansas to share their story at a live event on February 25th in our community…you should come: 99balloons.org.engage Katherine & Jay […]

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atypical:: along the way. Brian Hurley [ep. 45]

This week we continue the along the way theme by talking with Brian Hurley- a local academic who has studied and experienced walking in America.  Our time with Brian is broken into 3 chapters: Chapter 1::  The Theory of Walking Chapter 2:: The Walk Chapter 3::  What Walking Taught Me You can find Brian’s dissertation […]

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atypical:: matt chat w/ LC [ep. 44]

In the first installment of the “Along the Way” series, Matt & Ginny bring in neighbor and friend, LC, for a Matt Chat.  We’re talking football, airports, personal rules for social media use as well as Meryl Streep’s speech at the Golden Globes and much more. Matt’s Facebook Discussion on Meryl’s Golden Globes’ speech (scroll […]

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atypical:: Matt Chat… looking back at 2016 [ep.43]

Matt & Ginny take a look back at all their favorite music, books and gizmos from 2016, as well as their favorite moments & experiences. ::2016 Playlist:: Matt Books:: Madeline L’engle [Crosswick Journals] Mary Karr [Art of Memoir] Cron & Stabile [The Road Back to Me]//  [ep. 37 & 38] Ginny Books:: Kathleen Grisham [The […]

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atypical:: looking back part 1 [ep. 42]

We take a look back at stories of folks experiencing disability through conversations with some of our favorite people who have served and loved this year through 99 Balloons.  We’re talking Canada, Haiti and even good old Fayetteville, Arkansas.  Let’s look back. Info on supporting the work of 99 Balloons::  give rEcess & trips::  info […]

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