Archive for July, 2012

His Friend the Bride

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Our good friends J. and A. got married last Saturday.  J. has been one of Tad’s speech therapists for a while, and has also been doing some private tutoring for us to help transition him from school to summer vacation. Now that they’ve gotten married, they will be moving away to Colorado.  I’m not totally […]

Number 51

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

This is a lousy week in Seattle.  First J.P. passes away, and then yesterday afternoon, all of baseball got hit with the surprise trade of Ichiro to the Yankees. I do understand why he asked for the trade.  But the YANKEES??? Ane, as a huge Ichiro fan, was quite upset. “How can I like him […]

The Clown

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

We had a full weekend, but then I saw the news on Sunday night that Seattle icon J.P. Patches had passed away. It made me cry.  I am too young to actually remember watching J.P. on TV, but my parents did.  And growing up in Seattle, even if you grew up in the era after […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Next Tuesday, if you can believe it, will make it 4 years since Tad broke his left femur. That was one of the most horrible experiences ever.  Thankfully, the only child with any memory of it is Ane, because it was such a dramatic and traumatic event.  Tad has no memory of it at all. […]