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Hudson Lost The Battle Today..
September 23, 2015

What can you say, really. A couple of weeks ago we were there trying to find some way to make a really bad situation even slightly distracting.  Lord knows there is absolutely no way to make it palatable.  We took pictures and hugged and smiled and printed. Ive sat and thought about all of that, and i'm sure that the gesture was in the right direction... but there was only one thing that I felt after. Anger. Just pure...

A Classic Gift for Sabine
August 29, 2015

Sabine got back from Nutcracker auditions today. What she didn't know was her friends Jay and Susan were already here and set up her new present for her next year in Piano. Susan told Sabine "you're going to be playing the classics... You are going to need a classic.." I feel blessed beyond words and still slack jawed over the whole thing. Sabine is overjoyed and we are so...

August 1, 2015

This is the second trip to Pensacola in a week - and boy what a difference a week makes.  When I first got here, she would scream in pain at the slightest touch of her foot (my brother Tito beared the brunt  of that agony having EMS getting her to the hospital).  In a week she's gone through some therapy and has started to flex her leg. She can put some weight on it now. Today she asked if she could stand and stretch for just a couple...

Making Crepes
July 2, 2015

About a year ago I started noticing that my day started of very frenetically... I would immediately jump out of bed and try to wage war against the rising tide of emails and meetings. I could deal with them in a few hours but for some reason I felt like these were all things that I needed to do right then and there. The more I did it the more stress I felt doing it. All the while I felt like I was ignoring my kid, patiently waiting to see if I...