Tag Archives: Special Needs

I like clothes

This week has been the boys’ spring break (holiday from school). Big Angel went to a Hunger Games camp, and Little Angel had a few days of his Special day camp (program for people with Developmental Disabilities — bless them). … Continue reading

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Thank you, Feist

We are so wicked lucky. We live in a developed democratic nation with access to the world’s finest healthcare (for which we pay, but it’s right here). We have indoor plumbing (in our house alone we have five full bathrooms, … 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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violet

Any iteration of purple has never been my thing, but now I am strongly feeling the lure of it, especially lilac. I’ve decided to paint our master bedroom fireplace the prettiest lilac — or is it violet? What is the … 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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Catching Teeth

In years past, the H.J. has been neither keen nor a participant, nor a keen participant in Mother’s Day. Early on I guess it hurt my feelings — so much has happened in the intervening ten years the fact that … Continue reading

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