Monthly Archives: September 2010

Inside the Room That is Nate’s Brain

Here are some pictures of Nate’s room: Nate’s room is wall-to-wall obsession. He has, near his bed, Simpsons documents that he’s made of episode information and photos created on Microsoft Paint. Across from his pillow is a wall of toilet information, pictures, model numbers, locations, … Continue reading

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Ink and Art

I just got back from Office Max in Oneonta. Yesterday, I promised Nate that I would get him new ink cartridges for his printer and I like to follow through on promises. Nate goes through an enormous amount of ink; it’s his … Continue reading

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And…?

Mixed news from college: 87! Nate got an 87 on his biology test. If you read the last post, Another Fine Line, you know Nate was on his own for his first exam. We had a deal that if he … Continue reading

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Another Fine Line

Nate has his first biology test tomorrow. He’s been studying on his own and strongly denying my help. That’s OK. It’s difficult to balance Nate doing his best and doing his own work. The year before we moved to Cooperstown, when … Continue reading

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Pee Wee Nathan

Fall brings allergies and Nate suffers. He’s always sniffling and coughing, rubbing his eyes to the point of redness. Pills help, but don’t solve the problem. Elise, Nate’s one-on-one aide, brought Nate home after class last week and, after her … Continue reading

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The Art of the Deal

One of the real signs of growth for Nate was when he started haggling with us. It started when he was in high school and revolved around school work. “Nate, let’s start work at 3,” I would offer. “I want … Continue reading

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