Monthly Archives: August 2008

Crystal Balls

As you can imagine, it is very, very difficult for me to think about what lies ahead for Hope and for our family.  Yet at the same time I find that, especially lately, I really need to connect with others … Continue reading

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Transitions

Things are changing around here… Let’s start with me, because I know you’ll stop reading after Grace & Hope.  I’m becoming “special needs mom” –invites for the support group went out last week, I’m considering some special training to become … Continue reading

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Mayo & Coffee

I read this today on the Knopf Family’s Blog and thought it was great, I had to share it… A Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee. When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 Hours in … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

I thought about skipping tonight’s entry, today I needed to retreat a bit.  A few months ago, after a week like this, you would have had to scrape me off the floor.  It’s not that anything went wrong, actually it … Continue reading

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These dreams

  I had another weird dream.  Before you ask — I got up around 2:30 a.m. and finished off the curried pineapple fried rice from our Thai outing on Monday.  I’ve got some weird knot in my back that only … Continue reading

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Standards

For some reason this word has been bouncing around in my head today like mental “pong.”  I guess that maybe it goes back to that whole conversation about what constitutes “normal.”  Or maybe it’s just that the start of school … Continue reading

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Dive

Before you ask, of course, that is me in the picture. Hardly. For starters, I’m afraid of heights.  Also, wherever this woman is, she probably had to fly in a plane to get there…another thing I’m afraid of.  I’m afraid … Continue reading

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