Welp, we knew it was coming… or not coming as the case may be… but Abby and Chandler’s wedding wasn’t last weekend.
Like brides and grooms everywhere, these are Strange Times.
I called Saturday the Nonwedding day.
And you know what, Diary? They were happy anyway.
They dressed up in their wedding gear.
We grabbed our fab photographer friend.
Abby tapped her bridesmaids to throw on their dresses.
She bundled together silk … Continue Reading “27 June 2020 — The COVID Diaries: Staying Sane in a Time That’s Not”
Today was our annual meeting in cooperation with Ian, his social worker, and his care provider to write and edit his Individual Support Plan (ISP) and update the detailed report of his needs, interests, and preferences, as well as what services he requires as an adult who experiences intellectual and developmental disability. It comprises an enormous battery of information, including his areas of strength and vulnerability in medical, financial, behavioral, social, emotional, … Continue Reading “19 May 2020 — The COVID Diaries: Staying Sane in a Time That’s Not”
Today I made yogurt, a loaf of sourdough bread, crumpets, popovers, swirled cheese buns, and rhubarb jelly which is a LOT OF THINGS. And now I’m Very Tired, and I’m going to go sit in the bathtub with M&Ms if there are any left over after I accidentally showed them to the rest of my family, and I’m going to read my book.
Greg Woolsey, bless his heart, just walked into the … Continue Reading “14 May 2020 — The COVID Diaries: Staying Sane in a Time That’s Not”
Today’s the day. Abby and Chandler’s college graduation in the stadium in Honolulu.
The cheering and being the Too Loud Mommy one more time as they walk across the stage.
The chaos of trying to find them afterward and lei them with the flowers I sent Greg to buy in Chinatown this morning.
The big party on the lanai in Abby’s building with all their friends, thrown with Audrey’s family — Abby’s … Continue Reading “9 May 2020 — The COVID Diaries: Staying Sane in a Time That’s Not”