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World Down Syndrome Day…in Utah!

Today is World Down Syndrome Day, the day set aside each year to celebrate all of those who are blessed with “something extra,” including my son Jonathan.  As many of you may know, our family’s world is a different one … Continue reading

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Update from Salt Lake City

I’ll say it again, we are the world’s worst bloggers. Almost a year ago–Valentine’s day–to be exact, I started work in Salt Lake City.  I moved here last March and Brooke and kids followed in June.  We ended up buying … Continue reading

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What’s going on?

Wow, we have turned into lame bloggers.  You are probably thinking we just dropped off the face of the earth, and in some ways we have.  We have been wicked busy, but it’s all good. We are very excited that … Continue reading

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Vote for Deedah!

We posted “My Great Story” at the National Down Syndrome Society web page here. Please visit the NDSS site and vote for our story. If we get enough votes, Deedah will be featured in an upcoming NDSS publication. *** Sorry … Continue reading

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Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

Phil, Charlotte, Jonathan and I want to wish you all a Happy World Down Syndrome Day! Today is March 21st , the day set aside in countries all around the globe to celebrate those with Down syndrome.   Why was this … Continue reading

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Since last week, and a love letter

Last Monday, I started my new job in Salt Lake City.  I flew out there on Sunday, worked all week and flew back to Savannah on Friday afternoon.  (For those who hadn’t heard, my role here in Savannah was eliminated … Continue reading

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Yes, its true

A few weeks ago, Charlotte was pestering me about taking her girl scout cookie order sheet to work.  I generally shy away from that because I think its obnoxious for the boss to bring anything that makes the staff feel … Continue reading

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Random Conversation

Last couple days the kids have been under the weather.  Both were home from school on Friday.  Deedah has a virus, and Jonathan has an ear infection. Jonathan started getting bored Friday afternoon. Jonathan:  “Mom, I want to out to … Continue reading

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Perfectly Human – Why are we here?

I was asked to guest blog over at Thin Places for the Perfectly Human series: Every day when I return home from work, as soon as I am through the front door, I can hear Jonathan scampering toward me yelling … Continue reading

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Where is Dad?

I have been traveling a lot for work lately.  Jonathan left me a phone message this week letting me know that he figured out what I am doing: I’m off fighting crime and bad guys. I think I’ll let him … Continue reading

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