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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Dar is back in school! Wow.

April 16, 2021, 4:10 pm

Readers know that I took him to a meet-and-greet on April 1. This week was the payoff. The agreement was that I would bring Dar to school every day this week at 8:10 and pick him up at 11:10. On Monday, it felt like I was the only one who’d heard about this. I showed up with a freshly showered, sharp-haircutted, newly-clothed Darwin at 8:05 only to wait…for maybe 20 minutes? I saw several fifth-graders that I recognized despite their […]

Autism Awareness Day 2021: Hello, Feathers

April 2, 2021, 12:34 pm

April 2, 2021 Hi there and thanks for checking in. Clearly this blog has not been maintaining its former glory of a thousand new words a week. I squarely blame the pandemic. In so so SO many ways, that has been challenging for Darwin and for us and I do not have anywhere near the strength to fully explain all that right this minute. However, I want to honor Autism Awareness Day with a little update and some good news. […]