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Elizabeth is now done with her college program until it resumes in the fall so she and I were having a nice day off together last week.  We went to lunch, did some errands and she wanted to get an ice cream which we did.  She wanted to go and sit outside with it at the small park across the street.

We were enjoying the nice spring day and talking together when an errant bubble flew by our heads, then another and another so Elizabeth turns around to find the source of the bubbles and we see a mom blowing bubbles to the delight of her baby who is sitting up in his stroller.

We watched this for a bit and Elizabeth says ” I really do love bubbles!”

This brought back some nice memories of times on the driveway when she and Michael chased down bubbles they made. Read the rest of this entry »

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Once upon a time there was a big, overstuffed basket.  And next to it was a little girl, named Elizabeth.  Elizabeth did not like to see her Mom bring out the basket because when Mom brought it out, Elizabeth knew she would have to work.

Because in the basket, you see, were all the things that Mom was told Elizabeth needed to do and work on.  There was Theraputty in it, coloring books, thick crayons, special scissors as well as things for her mouth work, like whistles or a vibrating elephant.

Mom called  this time with the basket “Elizabeth’s work time”  and it meant that Elizabeth could not do anything else while working, just sitting with mom doing thing after thing. And truthfully, little Elizabeth really hated “work time.” Read the rest of this entry »

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