Category Archives: family

Fun in the Snow


We just got slammed in Washington state last night with another big snow storm. What an adventurous winter! I’m not sure if most of you have seen these pictures of Caroline out for a little family sledding fun, but I … Continue reading

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The Poetry Corner


This poem below was written by Jayson, Caroline’s big brother. If you have never met Jayson, he is someone you would really like to meet. At age 15, he has defined himself as a young man with a heart of gold. At … Continue reading

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A Spoonful of Applesauce


Today’s Headline News: Caroline ate a few spoonfuls of applesauce. Big news, right? Well, it is if you haven’t had anything to eat with your mouth in over six years! After Caroline’s diagnosis of Rett syndrome, one the of first procedures we had … Continue reading

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Eight Years on the Planet


Late last month, Caroline (pictured) turned eight. Eight years on the planet. For Caroline’s birthday, Tony had a little cake party at Hershey park. My daughter will turn thirteen in January and already we have begun the planning for how she will spend the day. … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Christmas


Earlier this week, I learned that my six-year-old nephew Eli (pictured) is one of the most unique little guys I ever met. Eli posses a wisdom that most adults I know couldn’t even begin to imagine. This story has taught … Continue reading

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The Margin of Error is Five Degrees, the Margin of Hope is Much Greater


Caroline went to her orthopedic surgeon today.  Six months ago at her appointment I was told to prepare myself for an upcoming surgery on her spinal column to correct her scoliosis. They like to tell us 2 years in advance … Continue reading

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The Home That Our Family Built




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