Monthly Archives: October 2013


One recent late evening, I’m sitting in Timothy’s room with him, rocking him to sleep.  He seems to be sacked out in my arms, and so I slowly stand up (more to go easy on my back than to keep … Continue reading

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Cheeky monkey

 Eating out with Timothy is like a game of speed chess.  He makes his move, we respond, our response opens up a new opportunity for him, he counter strikes and we quickly try to put an end to his offensive.  … Continue reading

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