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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Ray of Hope

February 26, 2021, 7:19 am

Readers, THANK YOU for checking in. Dar has exhausted me well past the point of updating this…mostly. However, yesterday, a ray of hope arrived. I received an email and then a call from the appropriate authority figure at the BUSD, no need to say who that is. She said that…a school is open to taking Dar! Right now! HALLELUJAH! HALLELUJAH! (Play the music) I had noticed that Contra Costa County had slightly more liberal re-opening procedures, at least for special-needs […]

Rough patch

February 18, 2021, 1:15 pm

February 17, 2021 Thanks for checking in here and sorry I missed last week’s update. Honestly Dar has been really wearing us out. There is a light at the end of the tunnel; yesterday I actually had (virtual) meetings with 1, his psychiatrist, 2, his ABA supervisor, and 3, the BUSD special education director. They’ve all seen the recent videos and they all agree more needs to be done than is currently being done. We are moving forward with new […]

A Letter From 2009, Written to 2020

February 5, 2021, 9:24 am

February 5, 2021 Yesterday my friend texted me a photo of a “letter” I’d written at a baby shower – and what a wower. If you can’t read my handwriting: “Hey you! Can you believe it’s 2020! As I write this I’m looking forward to your 11th birthday with 20/20 vision = that’s 2009 humor for you. As I write you haven’t been born yet! Here’s what I want you to do this week: read a new book. Find something […]