September 2017 archive




Update: Gavin’s Wish Trip (Day 2) 11:00 AM

We had a solid eight hours of sleep last night and I’m feeling so much better now. I was in rough shape from the long drive and desperately needing to close my eyes. 😴 We’ve had a great breakfast, courtesy of Wishes Can Happen and are resting for a bit before getting back into the …

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Day 1 of Gavin’s Wish Trip: The journey to Charlotte NC

It’s pretty much been the longest day ever. We spent a total of about twelve hours in the car today and it was about as much fun as you’d expect. lol Something I wish I’d done was look into a dash cam. It would be awesome to document the actual drive itself because┬áthere will be …

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The moment has arrived

Alrighty folks, the moment has arrived. Lizze and I have spent the last couple of days, scrambling to get everything we need for this trip of a life time. We ended up spending way more than we had planned because everyone needed new clothes. The positive side of this is that the clothes will last …

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Last minute preparations for our trip

Lizze and I spent a large part of Wednesday, running errands and collecting some of the things we need in order to leave Friday morning. One of the things we made sure to do was get all the boys new headphones. This one act will provide an added layer of sanity for the fifteen hour …

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You might be an #Autism parent is you can relate to any of these

Sometimes a quote can provide enough inspiration to make it through the day. Here’s a bunch of my personal quotes from the past few years that people have really appreciated and I wanted to put them all in one place. Please feel free to share these freely. All I ask is you not modify them …

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The final obstacle is overcome

The last major thing we needed to do in order to get ready for our trip to Florida was to figure out a new enclosure for the ferrets. Ten days is a long time for them to be locked up for and we needed to make sure that they couldn’t escape. We also wanted to …

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