Monthly Archives: August 2010

Special Exposure Wednesday.

She loves the outside. It is  her favourite place to be. Got something to share? Why don’t you join in this Special Exposure Wednesday. Please remember your comment love at each link you visit. Also posting at Three Ring Circus.

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A kid who can’t stand crowds

Max is a pretty social kid—but crowds? They freak him out. This weekend, we were at an event and we had to take an outdoor group photo. It was a very, very large group. Max started wailing at the sight of everyone standing there. My husband was holding him, and even though he was talking…

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Magic Marker Monday — Winning and Losing…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back… My 7-year-old recently decided she wanted to enter a couple of pictures in the youth…

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The World Doesn’t Get It…

Recently, my husband applied for a new job. This job would have taken us out of our current situation (No family, no help, no children’s hospital unless we drive 3 hours…one way) to another state. This state currently holds all of our family, and most of our friends. Convenient, eh? So, he interviewed. It went…

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Comic relief, autism style

It was one of those weeks when the phone rang constantly, and each was a “crises” call. My 24 year old son Matthew, who has autism, was on a bad roll. “Matthew lost his wallet, Matthew is calling a girl obsessively, Matthew called 911 because a girl hung up on him, Matthew needs this, Matthew…

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Flu Shot, Anyone?

****WARNING – HIGH YUCK FACTOR****

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Special Exposure Wednesday.

There are no big bad wolves living here. The PICC line is out and the port is in and after days of pain Little Red felt up to an impromptu photo shoot. Good for the both of us. Got something to share? Why don’t you join in this Special Exposure Wednesday. Please remember your comment love…

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On not looking too hard into the future, when I’ll be gone

An old college friend called last week; she was coming to town, she had an extra ticket to see Billy Elliot on Saturday, and would I like to come? Y-E-S! My sweet husband watched the kids and I headed into New York. I’d seen the movie, I love dance performances, I figured the Broadway show…

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Magic Marker Monday — Sand Candles…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back… Another fun beach craft we finally decided to try out — sand candles! The kiddos…

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The Neurologist

Every 6 weeks or so, we spend part of our morning with The Neurologist. He notices Jack’s new hat. I notice that he’s lost weight. He asks how J is doing with school. I ask how his girls are doing in high school. We dance the dance. He tells me things I don’t want to…

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