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About graciesautism

Father of Gracie, who is autistic, and her sister Gabrielle (who is a typical). Sharing our stories in Gracieland.

It finally happened…

I’m on my lunch hour from work, and I just finished eating lunch at Jersey Mike’s (one of my faves).  It’s an off-Friday for me, but there’s too much to do.  But still, life is good.  Full belly, beautiful day, … Continue reading

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Ain’t no fun waitin’ ’round to be a millionaire…

It’s damn near impossible to get anything done around here, it seems.  Between having to keep a watchful eye on Gracie and our puppy, Mitsu, working on anything else is impractical.  Things like repairing the back patio screens, patching the … Continue reading

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Six month update, and more random musings

Hey everyone, thanks for taking time to read Gracie’s blog.  I appreciate all taking a moment to delve a little deeper into our lives, and gain a better understanding of those who have severe autism, the impact autism has on … Continue reading

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Greetings, 2016! And goodbye to all the years since…

Where to even begin?  Today is a new day, a new year.  I think back over not just the past year, but the last fourteen.  I don’t know why a particular memory keeps coming to the fore, but the memory is … Continue reading

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Update on Gracie-Girl, and miscellaneous things…

Well, it’s been 90+ days since Gracie’s stem cell therapy. Nothing significant to report in behavioral changes… I think.  She’s been really happy, is in very good health, is doing much better in school this year, and has been very affectionate … Continue reading

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Fundraiser over!!!

FUNDRAISER OVER!!!                      AND HALLOWEEN… 😦 I apparently have a thing for numbers.  See below for fun facts.  I’ll add to list as I think of more… Gracie’s fundraiser officially ended at … Continue reading

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Pizza and a Movie

Friday night, Pizza Night.  Gracie, who sometimes has dinner before the rest of us, is pacing between the family room, dining area, and the girl’s bedrooms.  She stops at the end of our dining table and reaches into her pants. … Continue reading

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