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Ripple affect
Tuesday, March 10, 2020      4 comments

Our prosecutor is now going to run for district court judge. She was disappointed in the handling of our cases and feels she can make some much needed changes from the bench. She wants the records sealed from her courtroom in situations like ou... Read more
Atmosphere of a home
Monday, March 09, 2020      3 comments

I was told yesterday people like coming to our house because they feel safe. A young lady was picked up by the police because she was ready to kill her self. How sad life can beat us down so bad we become that desperate. We want love so much w... Read more
Being thankful for the small things
Saturday, March 07, 2020      3 comments

Everyone who comes into my daughters apartment walk in and say wow. This is better than where I live. We are so fortunate that this facility is here one mile and five minutes from our house. Each floor has laundry, an outside deck sitting area, ... Read more
Today’s a great day!
Friday, March 06, 2020      3 comments

I received a call from McDonald’s a couple was there and the man had given my daughter a hug and kissed her on the cheek. The manager immediately walked over and kicked them out for loitering and told not to come back. Her pastor was there and k... Read more
Today’s encouragement of joy
Thursday, March 05, 2020      2 comments

Walking down a path, a road, a sidewalk, in life. Do we look around to see what is there or stay focused in where we are going? Do we see the beauty that is always around us or only the pavement were looking down at? My journey this far in life... Read more
I expect the unusual and find so many blessings
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      3 comments

Yesterday when picking up my daughter for her appointments the ambulance was there at the complex. They were taking this lady to the hospital in the same town my daughters swimming lessons would be at later. The question- how will she get back... Read more
Trying to stay happy, joyful and positive
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      10 comments

. This is what I woke up to!... Read more
Monday, March 02, 2020      6 comments

Let them eat cake - but not her! Instead of taking it to the community room she is keeping it in her apartment so she can eat it all week. Then Wednesday is her actual birthday and she goes back to Finley’s again for a second free meal. She t... Read more
Different kind of day
Sunday, March 01, 2020      5 comments

Where my daughter lives everyone is handicapped. A lady doesn’t know our names just calls us parents as we are kind of advocates for the complex. She asked us to attend her birthday party and asked us if we could get her cake. She ordered it a... Read more
Just hit replay
Friday, February 28, 2020      2 comments

This gets really old really fast! A Different agency and the same results. We rearranged our schedule to accommodate and as usual the day they are to show up they call they are running late and instead of 130 will be there are 320. Then at 330... Read more
Working on creativity
Thursday, February 27, 2020      2 comments

Creativity means looking at the same thing as everybody else and seeing something different. I read a recent quote -“ the capacity to care is the thing that gives life its deepest significance and meaning. “ Today we have hope! We meet with the... Read more
First swim practice
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      2 comments

My daughter has not been in a pool since Special Olympics last June. First night first lap they lay on their back, look straight up at the ceiling holding a floating device with arms crossed to go from one end of the pool to the other using just... Read more
Came across a Cherokee prayer
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      4 comments

O great spirit help me always to speak the truth, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and to remember the people that may be found in silence We just came back from the store with one person praising my daughter and her friendly ... Read more
Been reading a book to prevent caretaker burnout
Monday, February 24, 2020      4 comments

One of the main factors is laughter - a good laugh! Helps with digestion, raises pulse, improves concentration, strengthens muscles, lowers blood pressure, activates the creative center of the brain, Stimulation of the heart and endocrine system... Read more
Your the best kind of friends!
Sunday, February 23, 2020      5 comments

We Took her back to the doctor Friday and besides pulling her muscle Thursday she also had kidney infection. Between pain pills, antibiotics, heat, ice, support belt and staying with us for the weekend she is doing great! I knew if I asked you... Read more

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