Category Archives: Down syndrome

Tell Picasso to stop licking the dog

   Timothy did some cooking last week, making both pizza and chocolate chip cookies.  He had fun and at times was a little bossy pants — he may look like the Pillsbury Dough Boy, but he directs the troops like General … Continue reading

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Timothy and the Ten Pins

At the birthday party of a classmate, Timothy was enjoying knocking over the bowling pins that were set up on the floor of the gym.  I would set them up and Timothy would immediately knock the pins over. Fast forward … Continue reading

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Was that Timothy who just ran past the window?

     Timothy turned 4 years old last weekend, which he continues to celebrate with a series of tasteful celebrations.   We all enjoyed a trip to Indianapolis to celebrate the wedding of Laura’s sister, Mary Ann and her fiancé Fritz, … Continue reading

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Bermuda Triangle

    Elisabeth got home from India last Friday and walked in her Edina High School graduation on Monday.  We’re very proud of her for graduating and getting ready to go to Mount Holyoke College in the Fall.  And we’re … 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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Downton syndrome Abbey

  Today was World Down Syndrome Day  — because Down syndrome features an extra (3rd) of the 21st chromosome, and so 3-21 is Down syndrome day.  Anyway, we had planned to celebrate by stopping by a little pizza party over at Gigi’s … Continue reading

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TRBL meets his match.com

Our eighteen year old daughter, Elisabeth, is still studying over in India. For the past three weeks, she and a group of exchange students have been travelling in northern India, visiting crowded Dehli, the impressive Taj Mahal and amazing sites … Continue reading

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