Category Archives: Doctor

Sleep and Rock- Paper- Scissors

    For the fifth year in a row, Catherine gathered friends and jumped in the waters of Lake Calhoun recently in the Special Olympics’ Polar Plunge.  This year’s team consisted of 25 juniors and seniors from Edina high school in … Continue reading

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Bath Toys and Uber too

  It’s great to have Elisabeth back from college for the Holidays.  Timothy has loved having both sisters in the house.      Timothy had a fun Christmas, and received his fair share of gifts and accolades.  He also enjoyed … Continue reading

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The Abominable Snowmonster

    There is nothing more that Timothy loves than a good group hug.  When he’s leaving a gathering, our little rush chairman will often reach out to different people to circle up. This is one of the cutest things … Continue reading

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Our Yes Man

  Last summer, Timothy was on a kick where, if you asked him a question, he would respond by shaking his head from side to side.  No words, but his emphatic shake of the head said it all.  I called it … Continue reading

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Harry the Dirty Dog

   As the weather has improved Timothy and I have taken a lot of trips in the jogging stroller.  We usually jog through a nature area and I find a good, small stick for his entertainment.  T likes to examine … Continue reading

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The Pirate and the Plunge

(Nice of Timothy to include his sister Catherine in his selfie!) This is a big week for our family.  Our daughter Elisabeth turned 18 years old today (Happy birthday E!). We’d rather not have Elisa living in India for such a … Continue reading

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The SEAL and the monkey

  During this time, and for much of the winter, Timothy has had a steadily runny nose.  Wiping off his runny nose has the look of a Navy SEAL operation.  You don’t walk into the thing unprepared or you’ll get … Continue reading

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