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Thumper Speaks, And It Was Brutal

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Auntie is coaching JV softball again this year, and her team lost to Ane’s high school in extra innings tonight.  Let’s just say that Auntie was rather disgruntled when she got home.  But since it was post-swimming, we were all there eating dinner. Thumper was wandering through the house when Auntie stopped him. ”Thumper, come […]



Spring Break, Part 2

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Why oh why do teachers assign homework over spring break?  It has been like pulling teeth to get the boys to do any of their work. Thumper doesn’t have homework, of course, but Rerun has a math packet of worksheets that he has to complete, and Tad has a history project that is a combination […]



World Autism Day

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Since becoming an autism mom, I have learned to accept many things. Tad will continue to murder English grammar, probably forever. Thumper needs to listen to the 20th Century Fox fanfare to be happy.  And he needs to jump while listening to it. They will never look at the camera at the same time unless […]



Race Season Begins

Monday, March 25th, 2019

It’s a well-known fact that while you can run all year round, here in the Pacific Northwest you can really only run outside between late March and late September. Which means that the first 5K of the year that we usually participate in is the Run2Pieces at the end of March, which supports the Autism […]