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How Tall Is He?

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Tad is growing like a weed.  A completely body-fat-free weed.  Don’t ask me how the kid who eats like he has a hollow leg looks like a stick figure. Obachan is shrinking.  A consequence of osteoporosis and age.  And this was my favorite picture from Mother’s Day. Those smiles are absolutely genuine and yes, it […]



CanDo It!

Monday, April 29th, 2019

The CanDo 5K has become a particularly fun one for the family.  First of all, it’s close by.  Second, Danny and his family run it as well.  Third, because it is so special-needs oriented, it draws a lot of support from the school district – including lots of teachers that we know.  So it makes […]



Thumper Does A Tech Demo

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

“Obachan, this is how you iPad.” Thumper, after all the Easter hoopla was over, was happy just hanging out with his great-grandmother, showing her his Todo Math app, and demonstrating how to use it. As Obachan said to me, “He’s teaching me math.” It was so adorable because not only do they love each other, […]



Easter Fun With Family

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

The baskets were full.  Everyone got cool stuff that they were really happy about. The kids totally ran through Grandma and Gichan’s backyard, looking for every egg that Auntie and JW had placed.  Thumper’s eggs were all out in plain sight, and he’s still working on the concept of “pick up and put in basket, […]