I am behind on everything.
Month: February 2023
Bengal Bouts II – Prelim Recap
I’m a bit behind posting the recap for Michael’s first fight. The days are flying by and he fights again tonight.
Here’s what happened last Thursday.Read More »
Bengal Bouts II – Quarterfinals
Michael fights in the Quarterfinals TONIGHT (Monday, February 20). He will be in RING B wearing the GOLD trunks.
Since so many of you enjoyed Dannie and Annie, I decided to share another Story Corps animation.
It’s perfect for a Sunday morning.
Michael won his prelim fight tonight by split decision.
I’ll do a full recap later. He fought hard for this victory and we are so proud!
Bengal Bouts II – Prelims
Michael has his first fight tomorrow night.
Angela has contributed this to his training.Read More »
Danny and Annie
Today is Valentine’s Day, a celebration of those we love and those who have loved us.
Art work by John Rauch
So I thought I would share a special love story. It’s entitled Danny and Annie.Read More »
I’ve been a mother for 24 years now. There are some things that I do really well. I love reading to my kids. I make delicious homemade rolls and I know some fantastic camp songs. I’m always up for a road trip or a Wheel of Fortune, though recently we’ve been watching The Joy of Painting.
But there are multiple entries on the other side of the parenting spectrum. Close to the top: I’m a terrible Tooth Fairy.Read More »
Strong Bodies II
Michael continues his boxing training with the Notre Dame Bengal Bouts. Last year, he had a good showing but lost his preliminary fight.
He hopes to improve upon that effort and has been training hard. In addition to the boxing workouts and lifting, he’s incorporated swimming into his routine to build muscular endurance. I trust that he continues to attend classes.Read More »
I am almost 28 months old now. Most children my age are running around being chased by a parent. However, I am still not standing independently and I cannot walk. As a child with Down syndrome and congenital heart disease, my medical team and therapists expect delays.
But my lack of gross motor skills has been a source of surprise and frustration, particularly for my physical therapist.Read More »