Archive for September, 2016

Learning the Colors

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Thumper has made some significant progress in being able to identify colors in the last couple of weeks.  This has happened with the combined efforts of his three therapists, and myself and Ane, and M&Ms. Yes, that’s right.  Actually, we’ve been using the Trader Joe’s “candy coated chocolate drops” – same thing, slightly different hues […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

While we are desperately hoping for a post-season appearance by the Mariners this year, the Webmaster pointed out that these pictures from Safeco Field were taken 4 years ago. Look how little these kids are! Rerun wasn’t even at this game (thanks to some babysitting from Grandma and Gichan), but Thumper was there… because I […]


Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

A couple nights ago, I heard a yelp from Ane and turned around to see this: Your eyes do not deceive you.  Rerun is literally climbing up walls. He actually got high enough to touch the ceiling. This raised his stock with his sister and brother significantly, as neither of them could replicate this stunt. […]

Still Life

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Tad is thoroughly enjoying his art class.  This week was all about blending and shading, and they used chalk pastels to create a still life of fruit and vegetables. Not only did he do a great job, he got just the right artistic smudges on his face. Did I mention that he is enjoying himself?