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Veterans Day, Observed, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018

While this was yesterday, I would be remiss if I didn’t note that yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Which always makes me think of the American Doughboy statue that now lives at Evergreen Washelli Cemetery. For all those who served, especially in my own family – thank you.



Tad Speaks – It’s November

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

When I pick Thumper and Tad up from school on Tuesdays for ABA, we drive past a very convenient Starbucks drive-thru.  And because Tad gets out of school a full hour before ABA starts, we’ve started going through the drive-thru.  When the weather is warm, he gets a lemonade or a frappuccino.  When it’s chilly, […]



Happy Halloween 2018

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

With Halloween being on a Wednesday – also known as “speech therapy day” around here – we decided to keep as normal a routine as possible, send Tad to his speech therapy appointment, and get ready for Halloween there.  We provided much amusement for Tad’s speech therapist as the kids got costumed up and ready […]



Pumpkin Carving 2018

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Our pumpkins are carved! This year, the boys totally bailed on the carving – though Tad did clean out his own pumpkin.  Ane cleaned and carved hers, but was a little stumped as to what to make.  The boys had very specific ideas. Ane finally gave her pumpkin a face, which I call “Lips.” Thumper […]