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Autism, the Community Pool, Stares, and Perseverance

It’s summertime! And that means pool time. … I’m not a huge fan of water. Watching it from a quiet beach? Yes! Taking my autistic daughter to a crowded swimming…

What is the Level on Your Tank?

Summer has arrived for many of us and will be here soon for the rest of us. Kids will be or are out of school for the summer. This is…

Summer in the South

Yesterday, I came downstairs at 7:30 a.m. and announced to my husband that I was headed out for my walk “before it got too much hotter.” Or I may have…

Family Reunions and Kids

Is an extended family gathering on your calendar for this summer? Most of these events are planned by middle agers who want their kids and grandkids to know their cousins, aunts, and…

It’s Summer … Now What Do I Do?

It’s summertime. School is out … or soon will be. What do we do to entertain our children all summer? Should we try? Should we schedule the summer just like…

Observations of a Pool Rat

Countless summer hours at the pool not only resulted in raisin-textured skin.  My fellow pool rats and I also had these profound observations: The promise of spending the rest of…

Our Summer Highlight: A Big Anniversary

This summer we celebrated 40 years of marriage. Our anniversary is actually August 23, but this year we declared the whole summer a celebration. In the past, John and I have…

Sweet Splash of Summer Memories

A few weeks ago, we again braved the highway to visit family. After the last few road trips, I admit I was a bit road shy, but we survived. While there,…

Summer Slackers

Yes, it’s true—we are officially summer slackers. Since our return from Rwanda we have been big time homebodies. None of us seem to have much interest in going and doing…

Summertime with Friends

Summer is here! Now what? I spend a lot of time wondering what to do with my daughter during the summer months. Our younger child will continue in her special…

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