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October 2017

Freebie Pix!

Our local Down syndrome organization needed some more pictures of members to use in materials and such, so a local photographer who …

Chocolate Croissant or Sloth?

Have you ever seen that series of pictures that shows chocolate croissants and sloths, and you have to figure out which is …

Inferno

As you undoubtedly have heard, fires are raging in Napa, Sonoma, and Santa Rosa–the California “wine country.” That’s about an hour away …

Hospital Adventures

This week, Sam had his long-awaited sedated hearing test, ear tube insertion, ear cleaning, and tonsil peek. The upshot? He passed his …

Wildlife Adventures

Wildlife abounds around here lately! And not always in a good way…. Take, for example, the pesky varmints that keep destroying our …

2017 Step Up for DS Walk

The big walk day arrived! And this year we broke our fundraising goal and raised $3,300 for Down Syndrome Connection of the …

Fleet Week 2017!

Fleet Week arrived!! We were very excited to go see the Blue Angels. Well, three of us were. The fourth has absolutely …

A Day in the Life

Recently, I went to Chicago for five days. When I got home, Chris said, “I have new respect for everything you do during …

Not Quite Fixed

A few months ago, I wrote a piece about dealing with PTSD and a past assault. In it, I said, “I don’t …

Dear Me

For Down Syndrome Awareness Month, which kicks off today, I participated in a campaign put on by Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network, in which parents …