Is December my brother's month? It certainly is! He was born on Christmas so despite whatever happens in life, December is still his month. A lot of good things are in the works though! He said, "It's great to be back doing my favorite sport!" Special Olympics Bowling has been a favorite activity of his… Continue reading December, Autism Supports, & Bowling
A House for Brother “Autism, Adulthood, & More Independence Through Tech”
How do I help my brother achieve his dreams but still be there to support him when he needs me? So we are smack dab in the middle of winter, and we are helping my autistic adult brother move into, what we are hoping, will be his forever home. Please understand that I have considered… Continue reading A House for Brother “Autism, Adulthood, & More Independence Through Tech”
Congestive Heart Failure, Hospice, & End of Life Care
I do try to keep the content of my blog pretty cheerful but I also don't shy away from pain at this point in my life. A few things I grew up hearing my parents say was "the good, the bad, and the ugly" and "through hell or high water". This is the story of… Continue reading Congestive Heart Failure, Hospice, & End of Life Care
Why Was My Sickly Mother Refused Her Right to Vote?
*Update on the Update: I got so much help finding answers and I really am thankful to everyone! It gave my mom enough hope to try and we did come out and she did get to vote!! Have I told you all how amazing you are❤😍 Now we will just pray she stays healthy and… Continue reading Why Was My Sickly Mother Refused Her Right to Vote?
Muddling Through Covid As a Big Happy Family
It is not lost on us, the irony of this crazy respiratory sickness scaring the crap out of everyone. Especially since it was right on the back of mom getting out of the hospital from her latest lung exacerbation. What do you do though? We all have to figure out how to function in this… Continue reading Muddling Through Covid As a Big Happy Family
Corona Virus Confusion
Corona virus sign outside the hospital when my mom was discharged from her latest lung exacerbation. So last night we got a call from a family member that there was a confirmed case of corona virus in our county. No surprise there but it was occasion to go out and buy a few things that… Continue reading Corona Virus Confusion
Grand Ramp Van: The Real Story
The Joys and Pitfalls of Buying and Selling Our 1st Handicap Accessible Van The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly I would love to say I will never sell another vehicle again, but I know how life works. I'm sure life would feed me those same words in some massive display of humility pie ala'… Continue reading Grand Ramp Van: The Real Story