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A Dog’s Year

So this past weekend we were all in Venice for Yuma’s 10th Birthday Party (Yuma is my brother-in-law’s dog).  The big party has become an annual getaway for us.  As we turned onto Washington Blvd. last Thursday it dawned on … Continue reading

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Just a little update

I haven’t really felt like writing much lately, I probably should anyway…especially because I don’t feel like it.  Hope has the bug, but so far she seems to be holding her own.  She’s stuffy but coughing, and I’ve moved her … Continue reading

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Pins and needles

Grace is sick….pretty darn sick.  This one came out of nowhere–no runny nose, no sore throat, no grumpiness.  All of the sudden on Sunday morning she just had full-blown chest congestion and a nasty cough…then the temperature started spiking and … Continue reading

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Waiting for the other shoe….

I’m not in a good place right now.  I’m having a really hard time actually.  Things are going so well, too and I should be happy but I’m not.  This damn Prader-Willi just hovers over everything like a big, black … Continue reading

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Phantom pains and the word police…

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a bit of a controversy surrounding the new Ben Stiller movie Tropic Thunder.  I have not seen the film but apparently the word ‘retarded’ is used frequently.  For a little background you can read here.  Again, … Continue reading

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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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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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