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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.

Fixing Gracie

Fixing Gracie.  Not literally, no, no.  I mean metaphorically.  Fix her so that she doesn’t destroy things. I recently had been thinking about changing the oil in Gracie’s dresser, given all the miles it has traveled as of late.  The … Continue reading

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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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