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Four days in one entry: I didn’t jot notes each day, so it’s a little jumbled. Cars: Now I can’t start the Neon either, so it’ll have to be fixed this week. The Sable is up for inspection. The Sedona is doing just fine except for that one instance in the last entry. Weather: We[…]

2014.12.27.SA: Favorites

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Published on: 2014.12.27

Today, RL asked me about favorites. Every session followed this format: She’d ask me what my favorite [something] was, I’d answer, and then she’d comment or tell me what her favorite was. She asked about colors, food, candy, music, and so on. After M came home from work, RL questioned her too. I realized “favorites”[…]

2014.07.03: Keeping TV For Now

If you’ve been keeping up, you know we strongly considered and then decided to cancel our cable television service. Today was the day, arbitrarily. My wife called and explained what we wanted. I wasn’t eavesdropping, but she talked to the Time Warner Cable representative for some time. Then she came and asked me if I[…]

2014.04.14: Cooler, More Rain

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Published on: 2014.04.14

* Another 0.75″ of rain today, and the early-morning high of 71°F quickly gave way to the mid-40s. (By the next morning, we saw mid-30s!) * RLF is now using words like “impossible” and “ridiculous” — the latter she copied from me; I use it all the time. But I don’t know where she heard[…]

2014.01.18: Speaking, Standing, and Exploring

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Published on: 2014.01.18

In this entry: 12 images ➤ Forgot to mention: red wagon ➤ Overtime and talking ➤ He can stand too ➤ All your room are belong to us ➤ Tug-o-war, electrical cord-style  

Oct. 25, 2012

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Published on: 2012.10.25

Hit 90°F today. Cool front at 5:30 p.m. Low 60s by bed time. Rebecca’s current favorite book is “Black, White and Tan”, which was a gift from my Aunt Norma Gillespie. We read it to her at least 30 times today.

Rebecca’s Vocabulary

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Published on: 2011.07.27

As with most babies, Rebecca’s verbal progress is slow and halting, often changing direction. She learns a sound, repeats it a hundred (or thousand) times, and then never uses it again. Most times when she’s verbalizing, she sticks with one or two consonants and only rarely throws a bunch of them together. According to her[…]

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