Monthly Archives: February 2010

An Actual Family Day

Since about October, Steve has been busy every weekend with the speech team he helps coach. Tournaments are held on Saturdays, so he’s spent nearly every Saturday since the beginning of October away from us. Which is just the way it is. Well, the state finals were last weekend, so he is now DONE with…

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Our House Is Made of Poison & Ebola

Apparently. Because we cannot keep healthy for the life of us. It’s been a month now of constant sickness. One gets better and somebody else gets sick. And around and around and around. Thursday, Henry tested positive for the flu AND strep. Horrid little snotty, feverish mess. Today Steven said his throat hurt, so kept…

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What If. . .

…people with Down Syndrome ruled the world? Affection, hugging & caring for others would make a big comeback. All people would be encouraged to develop and use their gifts for helping others. People would be refreshingly honest & genuine. People with Down Syndrome are nothing if not straightforward & unpretentious. As the expression goes, “what…

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Wanna Snog?

This is my poor husband earlier in the week. You may remember that he has pneumonia. And, for some reason that no doctor has been able to identify, his lips and/or tongue will randomly swell up to gargantuan proportions – causing him embarrassment, discomfort and, occasionally, trouble breathing. When it’s really bad, like this, the…

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