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August 2018

7 Quick Takes: Flag Etiquette Edition

— 1 — Srsly 45? Why yes, I *am* going to weigh in on 45’s insult to the late Senator John McCain by not putting out an executive order to have the flag at half-mast until after the senator’s burial. There are websites dedicated to flag etiquette. There are people in the administration whose job …
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook: August 19, 2018

For Today… August 19, 2018 Looking out my window… smoky. We’ve got smoke coming in from all directions and it’s cloudy with a yellowish tint. My throat has been really aggravated by the air, but I guess it’s the new reality thanks to climate change creating drier summers. I am thinking… about the metaphorical spinning …
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7 Quick Takes: Feeding Tube Edition

— 1 — Fun with science. This morning, I was hurriedly prepping Daniel’s morning feed and forgot to take the plastic tip off the tubing while I was priming it. The pressure from the feeding pump shot it across the kitchen at my dad. Thankfully, he was amused. — 2 — My “helper”. Minion likes …
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook: August 14, 2018

For Today… August 14, 2018 Looking out my window… dark. It’s late and I’m fighting insomnia. I am thinking… about Daniel’s g-tube, the situation going on with my church, and the fact that I’m hungry. I am thankful… for so many things: Daniel’s g-tube surgery going well The amount of support I got at Seattle …
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7 Quick Takes: Seattle Children’s Hospital Edition

— 1 — The sitch. For any new readers out there, my son Daniel has food issues related to autism and prematurity and was scaring the pants off of his gastroenterologists and their nutritionist with weight loss and being around 20 lbs underweight. For the sake of making sure he doesn’t go into organ failure, …
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook: August 6, 2018

For Today… August 6, 2018 Looking out my window… sunny. It’s in the 80’s and I’m in my dark room with the shades drawn to cool things down. I am thinking… about Daniel’s G-tube surgery on Wednesday morning. I am thankful… for my favorite vet happening to be at the clinic today for a staff …
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