14

Today I went to Scratch cupcakes and got four cupcakes: carrot, chocolate brownie, chocolate peanut butter, and princess.  After that I swung by Fareway and bought Cheetos. Tonight, we celebrate Grace’s 14th birthday.  She may refuse the cupcake but what matters is that we tried.  She hardly ever refuses Cheetos. Today I really let myself … Continue reading 14

Summer

I am looking forward to summer. I want lemonade, fresh fruit, berry crisp, miniature golfing, and the feeling of the sun and heat soaking in. I want less responsibility. Fewer things to juggle. A break. To get to summer we’ve had to get past the last few weeks. Grace had surgery last week in Minnesota … Continue reading Summer

Grace at Sea

Grace and I just returned from an overnight trip to the Epilepsy Unit at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.  On Monday she started twitching on her right side.  Her leg, arm, mouth, and eye were involved.  Without knowing what was going on – this was great cause for concern.  We ended up in the ER.  … Continue reading Grace at Sea