Monthly Archives: March 2013

Tasmanian Devil

Timothy is nothing if not generous.  He has a cold and his nose has been running like a faucet.  The other day, I grabbed a Kleenex and did my best to wipe away what was under his nose.  Timothy then … Continue reading

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Down syndrome Fashion Week

                  People have asked me what Down syndrome is.  My explanation is that our bodies are made up trillions of cells, with each cell containing chromosomes which carry the genetic material (DNA) which is the starting point for each … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

At church tonight, Timothy was acting up and so I took him to the back of the church for a change of scenery.  Back there was a guy probably a few years younger than me carrying a baby girl and … Continue reading

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Divers ed

          We had a lot of fun yesterday at the Polar Plunge.  This was the second year for Team TRBL (pictured above and below) jumping into Lake Calhoun, and we raised over $5,000 for Special Olympics.  I was the token … Continue reading

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