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Thumper Turns Seven

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Sweet little Thumper, Today you are seven years old, and you are more little boy than baby now.  You are a study in contradictions.  You have the lanky limbs of a boy, but can still snuggle down like a cuddly toddler.  You have an innocent and sweet face, but possess the hacking skills of a […]



Rerun Rides A Bike!!!

Friday, March 20th, 2020

It finally happened, and it is a MIRACLE. Rerun, after years of fighting us, learned to ride a bike today! We worked on balance, and then I was running alongside him for a while, keeping him balanced and giving him a sense of handling and pedaling at the same time.  Little Mo’s mom and Neighbor […]



Thumper Loses A Tooth And Gets A Lisp

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

That front top tooth of Thumper’s (which he would not wiggle for anything) had become so loose that I was concerned about it being knocked out. So after brushing his teeth tonight, I started working it again – and I felt it give.  Thumper started yelling because he wasn’t happy about it, but I finally […]



The Other Shoe Drops

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

We learned on Monday evening that the Autism Center is closing down until at least the end of the month. That sound you heard was the last shred of my sanity dying a long and tortured death. My one saving grace is that the weather this week has been awesome, so I have been sending […]