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Beating The Spectrum With Technology

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Thumper really hates haircuts.  He generally does okay with them, simply because we haven’t given him a choice to skip them – and the stylists at our salon are extremely tolerant of him.  Seeing as a good majority of them have known him since he was born. But we’ve finally hit upon a workable way […]



Twelve Years Old

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Dear Tad, Today you are TWELVE.  You are 12 years old on the 12th – this is your “golden birthday,” and you’ve already had so much birthday fun with your friends.  As frustrating as it was to try and get a hold of your school friends to try and invite them to your party yesterday, […]



Camp Recap

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Camp came to an end last Friday, and it was a very good experience for both boys. In the 25 days of camp, they… – went through 4 and a half bottles of spray sunscreen – went on 5 field trips – played 3 different sports (baseball, dodgeball, and kickball) – brought home dozens of […]



Tad Speaks – When There Is No Schedule

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Day 1 out of camp… was not particularly successful.  Ane, at least, had a babysitting job and was then helping out at church.  The boys had nothing.  No camp, no therapy, no Xbox (weekends only in our house, even in summer). The day was broken up by a trip to Costco, and dinner with Friend […]