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For Want Of A Nail…

…the battle was lost, or in our case; for want of a bolt, the van was lost. I’m hoping it doesn’t reach that point, but there are major difficulties locating a replacement part for the van. The manufacturer of the … Continue reading

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A Game of Luckily, Unluckily

Luckily, it was the end of the week Unluckily, the fridge broke down. Luckily, we had an unused freezer in the basement. Unluckily, I was up till 1:30 am cleaning up the mess. Luckily, I ate all the thawed cocktail … Continue reading

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A Good Start to the Year

I’m sure you can sense the sarcasm in the title of this post. It didn’t take long for life to hit the Chaos Highway with no exits in sight. I took the van in yesterday morning for repairs at our … Continue reading

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Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I am not a person who likes routine. I never wanted a nine to five job, or any sort of job that was the same day after day. My life with Becky has never been routine and jobs … Continue reading

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Day 365

Yesterday was the year anniversary of Becky first receiving Individualized Funding.  It has been a year of surprises.  I anticipated Becky being almost independent by now, me having a job (and finally improving my financial status) and preparing to move into … Continue reading

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A Reprieve

A phone call today has changed everything.  Community Living has accessed internal funding and has agreed to pay the increased fees for Becky’s day program!!!  We can continue accessing the program for the same amount we’ve been paying for as long … Continue reading

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Nowhere Man

We are in limbo between the house and condo. It’s a strange place, and not one I expected to visit. I normally enjoy traveling, but I find limbo is somewhat limited and has very little to offer. If you find … Continue reading

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100th Post

Yep, I’ve reached a century, in blogging terms, anyway. In a few days it will be the one year anniversary of this blog. I figured I’ve written between 40,000 and 50,000 words; a book. I’ve written a book! I originally … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Alarm

I’m writing this as the fire alarm for the building beeps its deafening song. It’s been three quarters of an hour so far. We were just leaving when the alarm went off and the elevators locked. We were stuck! Becky … Continue reading

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Birthday Girl

Becky turned twenty-three today. She had a great day at her day program. They gave her a little party. I bought her some gourmet cupcakes. We came home, had a cup of tea and some cake, and then Becky flooded … Continue reading

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