It is Finished

These are the Easter cookies I made last night. I should have taken the pictures before I bagged them because the bags cause a terrible glare. No big deal – just simple sugar cookies with the easiest frosting ever.  1 […]

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When We Know Better

Each year World Down Syndrome Day (WDSS) is celebrated on March 21.  I mentioned this last week in one of my blogs. This is because scientifically Down syndrome is caused by a triple copy of the 21st chromosome so instead […]

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Random Thoughts and Holleys

Just a few of my random thoughts today.  We went to Memphis over spring break. It is like going home because we spent 10 years there. It is where Rachel was born and it’s where my “war buddies” are.  I […]

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Safe Sitter

Last week while we were at the Buddy Walk on Washington, we had the opportunity to speak briefly with Chris Burke. We first met Chris Burke when Rachel was about 14 months old and we participated in our first Buddy […]

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Walking the Talk

“Wow. That’s amazing.” Wow is another of Rachel’s commonly used remarks. We just returned from the NDSS (National Down Syndrome Society) Buddy Walk on Washington.  I’ve blogged about the Buddy Walk before and this wasn’t a Buddy Walk in the […]

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It’s Not Funny

Really, it’s not funny. It’s not about being politically correct or too sensitive either. It’s about respect and dignity.  If asked, with a huge smile Rachel will tell you the R-Word is Rachel and she will spell it for you. […]

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My Masterpiece

This weekend Rachel participated in D-Now. D-Now is short for DiscipleNow.  Students are divided by gender and age and stay in host homes of church members for the weekend. Each group of 8 – 12 students has a host family […]

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