Not Great

This is Grace’s communication book from school. She’s had a lot of “not great” days this year. I’m glad the school tells us, but it’s hard to see. First, it makes me sad. I want her to do well. I want her to pay attention, learn, be part of the action. I want her to … Continue reading Not Great

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

Ten

Grace turned 10 last week. We celebrated with a few presents and a cupcake for her to smoosh. There were Cheetos for her classes at school and a few lollipops for those who don’t eat Cheetos. We also sent cupcakes to the people at Target Pharmacy and to all three offices of our pediatrician. The … Continue reading Ten