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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
Cake
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
Back again
Friday, February 21, 2020      5 comments

My daughter twisted her back when bowling in August and getting past all of that she has had no problems until yesterday. She called crying after work because her back hurt so bad. She was doing dishes at work and bent over and must have twisted... Read more
The Impact we make to others does make a difference
Thursday, February 20, 2020      4 comments

We spend almost 2 years with e.v.e (end violent encounters) which provides free counseling for sexual abuse victims and families . The volunteers are there for college credits to learn from real life experiences. I heard from two of them yester... Read more
In the minds eye
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      7 comments

We were like kids going to the planetarium as it was a whole new experience. My daughter is involved in another agency and last night was the first outing. This is for the sensory challenged, autistic, special needs, individuals , with lights u... Read more
Making her appointments an adventure
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      4 comments

She went with her group to a Friday night movie at east lansing 10.50 a ticket. Shocked since our movie theater is 4.00 per ticket anytime any movie. We were people watching and saw every thing and was hit up for money 3 times. One drag queen w... Read more

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