Monthly Archives: September 2010

Jonathan’s first…

Birthday. I was going through old pictures and came across pure gold. December 5, 2003.  Twas a good day. And its not a birthday without presents.  Leave a comment below.  We’ll choose one at random and send a free Deedah … Continue reading

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Grandma’s post

I still receive handwritten notes from my mother for my birthday and random occasions.  My mom always writes beautifully and reminds me of some long past event.  I asked her to write a post for Deedah and Me knowing I … Continue reading

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Jonathan said…

Jonathan:  “Daddy, I want to be the president.” “Really!  Why?” “So that I can go out to eat more often.  And go sailing.  And go out of town.” Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on Facebookshare via RedditShare with StumblersTweet about … Continue reading

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Random conversations with the boy

Tonight at dinner, Jonathan regaled us with the exciting goings-ons as school.  He started with “Buenas tardes” in a perfect accent (to our gringo ears.) *** Later he went on to tell us about two men kizing (kissing?)  This was … Continue reading

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Adventures in Academia, or What I Learned in Preschool

This post started out as an answer to a question to our Therapies post, but it soon became clear that it deserved its own post.  The comment was: Thanks so much for this information! I think I was the one … Continue reading

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One of our readers asked me to blog about what therapies Jonathan is receiving and has received in the past.  I am happy to share this, but must admit that when it comes to therapy, I’m a bit lazy.  That … Continue reading

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Fish and Pizza

Last weekend, we headed up to Atlanta.  On Saturday, Brooke went to the Downsed Conference, while I visited with my brother and his family.  So here goes, a dang near perfect day. First off, the kids slept in so I … Continue reading

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Then Jonathan says…

We went to the neighborhood pool last Monday.  One of the swim team organizers saw Jonathan and Charlotte and gave them their trophies.  Frankly, I’m shocked they recognized the kids.  We went to several practices early in the summer then, …uh…we didn’t. … Continue reading

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A real hero

I found this message over at My Life with Gabriel.  I couldn’t say it any better so I’ll quote verbatum: I am certain that you have most likely heard of Andrea Roberts and her passionate mission and work through Reece’s … Continue reading

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Finding out

Warning, this is a long post.  Grab the big mug of coffee. Brooke’s post on finding out about Jonathan’s diagnosis of Down syndrome brought back memories of that surreal period; when we found out we were not on the road … Continue reading

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