not quite wordless wednesday Kids with autism often have problems with change, but Max handled having a unexpected day off from school quite well. I’m sure the frolicking in the snow helped. A lot. Okay, he did more catching of snowflakes on his tongue that frolicking, but he had fun, so my point stands. Sam [...]
Monthly Archives: February 2012
My son Max and niece Allie with their Nana Today is my mother’s birthday. She would have been 63 years old. It’s been almost 8 years since we lost her to cancer. I still miss her. I always will.
Inspired by Sunday Stilwell’s Special Needs Ryan Gosling I call this one, “If Ryan Gosling came to my house.” Loosely based on a true story. This also explains why I don’t have people over more. ]
Sometime before Christmas, Sammy pointed out there was a smelly hairball in his room and my hair was all damp and snarly in the back. He claimed one of our cats must have done it. I told him our cats never lick people’s hair up or get smelly hairballs. (Regular hairballs, yes, but smelly? Never!) [...]
A lot of people complain that Valentine’s Day is a soulless corporate holiday, so I thought, what better day to share a little love with some businesses that have made my life a little easier or more fun. My first thank you goes to Apple. Not only for creating the iPad and bringing AAC within our reach [...]
To recap the story up to this point: Max’s iPad had a crack in the screen and I was freaking out. Okay, now you’re up to speed. Or click here to read the whole story. I was told online that Apple Care doesn’t cover screen damage, not to mention we are talking about a nearly [...]
Max’s iPad screen is cracked. I was syncing it with iTunes one night when I noticed. I tried to fool myself into thinking it wasn’t really a crack, but after I cleaned the admittedly smudgy screen and it was still there I had to accept it. I started to yell things like, “CRAP CRAPPITY CRAP! THIS MOTHERCRAPPING IPAD [...]