Category Archives: Independence

Becky’s Bread

Yesterday Becky started perusing “Cook with Confidence” and decided she wanted to make the pizza recipe. She read the all the instructions to me before checking with me on the list of ingredients. We were missing tomatoes and olives. I … Continue reading

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Making it Work

The first week at work continued to be hectic. I was either driving the bus or driving the car to appointments. Becky’s regular helper has been away the whole time, so there’s no breaks for me during the day. On … Continue reading

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Keys to the Bus

It’s official! I picked up the keys to my school bus this morning. Yeah! It has been a bit chaotic, of course, as the bus company changed and cancelled routes. Becky has started new treatment on her left ankle to … Continue reading

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The Camp Diaries

I picked Becky up from camp this morning. Once home, it took me an hour to get her clean! We had a little lunch, a cup of tea, and then had time to look at her photos. Wow! I asked … Continue reading

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Training

I mentioned a week or so ago, that I was studying. Yesterday, I passed! I am now licensed to drive a bus. It took two weeks of training, a medical, a written test, and a road test. I Also spent … Continue reading

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Food, Glorious Food

Here’s some of the delicious recipes that Becky has been creating with the help of chef Jenny. Jenny has been helping for almost a year now. In that time, Becky has gained so many new skills such as food preparation, … Continue reading

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Update

I am sitting here on the balcony at Becky’s condo, probably for the last time, and it seemed like the perfect time to let you know what’s been happening in the last five months. Becky decided in June that she … Continue reading

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