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Poetry storage, genealogy research and tribute to my grandson with Down Syndrome . Creativity is my outlet--expressions in acrylics, accomplished quilter , doll maker and writer. Please visit my shop sites. Thank you for stopping in!

Marty Stands Tall-Gains Wisdom

Marty as an eight year old!  Technology wizard, big brother, loving son, learner, writer, speller, Mr. Comedian!  A few months after Marty turned eight, he came down with pneumonia.  Like many Down Syndrome kids, this meant for Marty, a stay … Continue reading

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Marty Turns Eight

My grandson will be eight years old soon.  It has been too long since I have written about him to encourage other grandparents that Down Syndrome is not a negative in one’s life. It is a beautiful life but sometimes life also … Continue reading

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Life Moves-Marty is Seven!

It has been a long time, since I have written of my grandson Marty who has DS.  Life just gets in the way:)  Marty is in school now, first grade!!  He is writing his name!! Using scissors!! Spelling!! Though still … Continue reading

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Lost Child –Found on the porch

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One cold morning moment she walked unto the porch Did she cry out, did she stumble, Did she pray At one point she collapsed And lay there as the snow covered her soul EMS came…

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Marty Turns 4

Marty has a determination and confidence in all that he does.  You can see it in his face as he concentrates on accomplishing a new task.  He has conquered his discomfort with cups  and no longer drinks with a sippy … Continue reading

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Marty spends the day

Marty spends the day.

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Big Brother Marty

With the recent addition of his sister Adele and with 18 month old Silas, Marty is the attentive big brother of two now.  Marty adores his family.  He loves  to watch movies side by side with his brother and goes … Continue reading

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