Monthly Archives: January 2011

The New Semester

Nate’s shower was running by 6:45 this morning. I heard him laughing out loud behind the rushing water, amusing himself with out aloud replays of SpongeBob or  The Simpsons.  Morning showers mean school; evening showers mean vacation. Today begins the … Continue reading

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Missing Out?

My editor directed me to Lisa Quinones’ blog Autism Wonderland (now linked to on your right). Catching up on it this morning, I came across this: Lisa observes her son in numerous social situations and his inability to engage in … Continue reading

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The Vaccine Fraud

Last week, The British Medical Journal came out forcefully against the doctor who had pinned the autism tail on the vaccine donkey. I never subscribed to the vaccine hysteria, or other obsessions of causality (dairy-free, or gluten-free diets) “cure” movements. It never was … Continue reading

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Nate the Comedy Writer

One of the things that sets Nate apart, in a positive way, is his sense of humor. He always has us laughing, mostly on purpose. Sure, there are when an outburst will have us cracking up, but usually Nate says … Continue reading

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Chicago Trip

Every year we go to Chicago to visit old friends and see the new restaurants, stores and, of course, bathrooms, that Nate has been keeping his eye on during the previous 12 months. Trips are usually accompanied with developmental leaps and, … Continue reading

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