Wordless Wednesday: Stepping Stones

As i find it harder & harder to walk, MyGuy makes some changes.  The paver tiles are available at local home improvement stores for under $1, though the availability of particular stones varies.  A couple of years ago, we got smooth grey pavers to help Puppers (and me) over taller steps; awhile back the red ones were available; and most recently MyGuy was able to reuse some for a very short rise which is becoming difficult.

The Autism Society's Holiday Catalog

  When Max was preschool age, we attended monthly meetings of the Autism Society.  Good times.  It's great to be with friends who understand what you're going through, though it may have been stressful for the hosts of our group, with 20some autistic preschoolers running around their house!
  Times changed, and meetings got difficult to attend, but i still sort of keep up with the larger group.  A recent email announced something new for them:
The Autism Society of America is excited to introduce our first Holiday Catalog Online Store that will provide a wonderful listing of holiday gifts. The catalog will include:

Wordless Wednesday: Night Visitor

Puppers has been visiting my dreams.  Not changiing what happens in them, just running around being charming.  Love it.

Not Quite Wordless Wednesday: French Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral, 1976, from the edge of town

One of those Photos my friends thought i shouldn't take: One of the gorgeous, famous stained glass windows in the cathedral - not enough detail to determine which

Benefit Saturday in Fishers, IN: Finding Voice, Bowling, Fun!

Two of Sharon's spectrum kids, demonstrating their typing skills
This event is now past, but click "Read More" to link to MyFriendSharon's site, and learn more about this amazing woman.  
Sharon writes:
Still time to participate in our make a difference day event! Special needs models! we have services focusing on but not limited to autism! Looking for nonverbal or those who use echolalia, we hope to help find your true voice! No charge to participate, we just ask that you spread the word! Fundraising for Special Olympics will be raised through bowling and food sales

Words on Wednesday: Recent Reading

Most of my reading lately has been the works of my favorite mystery writer.  And surprisingly there were several stories that felt new -- and i think at least one really was a previously unread!