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Celebrate

About a week ago I had my version of a champagne anniversary. When I was 23 years old, I met my future husband, who was also 23. That was 23 years ago. We have officially spent half our lives together. … Continue reading

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Like a Hole in the Head

I think we all need more pets. Like maybe another cat. Yes, a cat. Vanilla the Cat needs another cat. Shayla Kazoleas needs another cat. Dimitri wants a dog. Tony Chris Kazoleas is going to drop his head in his … Continue reading

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Little Help?

Boy Child is sobbing – full on *sobbing* – over the injustice of the fact that he does not have a baby brother. Apparently, this is the only thing he wants in the whole entire universe. “Baby brothers grow up … Continue reading

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Knowing What I Know…Would I Do It All Again?

Don`t worry. This isn’t what the post is about. Knowing what I know…would I do it all again?  Yes. There are no doubts. No pondering the possibilities. If I knew before I had kids that I would be an autism … Continue reading

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A New Perspective on Hair

This could be a “before” picture. Boy child got his hair cut tonight. If any of you knows a child with autism, you totally get why this is a major event. We do his hair at home. Yes, it may … Continue reading

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Thankful 365

I took this pic a few years ago after a family day spent on public transit and downtown Vancouver. As you can see from their smiles and general sibling love, it was a day of good adventures. Every time my … Continue reading

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Umbrella Wars Diverted

He felt the tie added a touch of class to the outfit. Convo with (almost) 10 year old boy: Boy Child: “Mom, where’s my umbrella? Can I play with my umbrella?” Me (rising from chair) “Are you going to play … Continue reading

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We Remember

IN FLANDERS FIELDS By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks still bravely singing fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. … Continue reading

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This is What She Can Do

These pics are just two examples of what Shayla taught herself to do in Blender, a 3D graphics program. She follows tutorials found on YouTube. I promised an update on the homeschooling, and this is the latest development. Don’t worry … Continue reading

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The Anti-Anti-Wheat Movement

This is a request to the must-educate-the-misguided-public Internet consortium. I’m usually very supportive when people correct ads and trends that are misleading or out-and-out fraudulent. You also stand up to the anonymous commenter publicly bullying subjects in random photos and … Continue reading

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