*Preface for background: Our 10-year-old son with Asperger’s attends Catholic school; we are not Catholic. _________________________________________________________ Homework today included the mysteries of the Rosary. Which meant Bible reading and interpretation for The Boy and me – a never-boring task, and … Continue reading
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I don’t have have a damn thing to do. Well, in the sense that I’m leaving in about 30 hours-ish at UNGODLY o’clock in the morning for 4 days of having to be all semi-professional-like and stuff, and not only … Continue reading
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I just got dissed on my PB&J making skills. . . Do you want PB&J or pizza for lunch? (shut up, internet – I don’t wanna hear it today.) okay but don’t make it so that is messes out … Continue reading
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First and foremost, sorry I’ve been so quiet. Y’all have been so patiently checking in, and I’ve been bizzzz-eeee with work and kid and summer and, ya know, stuff. If I were here strictly for your entertainment value or for … Continue reading
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My son is going to visit his grandparents in a couple of days. He’ll spend a week with them doing some fantastic kid-friendly stuff, and I’m really excited for him and for them. My own feelings about his going on … Continue reading
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[Edited to add that if you have arrived here through a search engine, you’ll probably want to read my post of July 7, 2008, also: Less than zen. You’ll find a direct link in the comments below.] As my … Continue reading
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