Tag Archives: developmental disabilities

merry-go-round

I kinda lost my shit last night with the Little Angel. He is, of course, adorable and sweet. He doesn’t have a willful bone in his body; his brain is incapable of emotional manipulation. He is utterly guileless. I know … Continue reading

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Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles

It’s all Fiddler ’round here because I am thinking a lot of Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles: Little Angel’s stair lift arrived! It was installed the week before Halloween and it was either the best Trick or the best … Continue reading

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sweetest thoughts

Tomorrow is the first day of school for my children. The Big Angel will be in the fifth grade, and here that means his final year of elementary school; Little Angel will be in the third grade, and providence has … Continue reading

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lingua franca

Yesterday I sat in the pavilion watching Little Angel have his SLP hippotherapy. He rides the sweetest little Norwegian Fjord. Another woman, a volunteer, was also in the pavilion, finishing her lunch. She asked me for how long the Little … Continue reading

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The Romance Reader

Monday it snowed and it was beautiful. Tuesday, by 8:30am, it was already 45+ degrees (Fahrenheit), so the H.J. (my Hirsute Japanese) and I planted. I love gardening; I love the act of digging in the dirt and dead-heading. I … Continue reading

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I’m a nurse!

Late last year the state alerted us that Little Angel requires, according to it and its diagnostic tools, licensed skill care ’round the clock. The state likes it if the primary caregiver can go to school to become licensed and … Continue reading

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Expressions of the Year

Earlier this year we all discussed at the dinner table what our mottos for 2014 would be. The H.J. has decided to retain his motto of 2013, “Suck it up!” My new motto is “Please do not make more work … Continue reading

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