I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. Ps. 37:25

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Christmas Newsletter 2015   Leave a comment

  Well, all we continue to say after last year is that we are so glad Roger is with us this year!!  As I wrote last year, he was in the rehab center all last Christmas and it continued into February.  He was finally able to come out then and recuperated at his parents’ until […]

24 years ago part 2   Leave a comment

more on Chris’s birth —   So then we knew we were staying.  Roger sacked out on the pull-out couch and napped for the earlier part of my labor, during which I was able to sit in the rocker for a while, recording some things in my baby book, and walk to the nursery and […]

Posted November 18, 2014 by Dori in birthdays, chris

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24 years ago—   Leave a comment

A portion of my diary from 11-29-90 —   9 days ago our son Christopher Owen was born. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 ozs. and is 20 1/2 inches long. He now weighs 7 lbs. 15 ozs. as of his 11/27 check-up. He’s beautiful! Last Monday, my due date, I woke at 9:00 a.m. to […]

Posted November 17, 2014 by Dori in birthdays, chris

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Tomorrow you were due —   Leave a comment

19 years ago. I can’t believe how long ago it was!  I quit working around May 19 to prepare for your arrival. Colleen was our second child and we did not find out if we were finding a boy or girl – we didn’t find out with Chris, either.  (We did, with Ryan, for some […]

Posted May 27, 2013 by Dori in birthdays, colleen

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18 years ago —   Leave a comment

With Colleen’s birthday coming up on Tuesday I felt like posting some publishable parts of my old diary, from 5-12-94. Hard to believe it’s been 18 years. Work told me I’m definitely getting my three-week vacation pay, three-week sick leave, and they want me to do tapes at home. I also may be able to […]

Posted May 26, 2012 by criscollrj in autism, birthdays, chris, colleen

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17 years ago – Colleen’s birth   Leave a comment

  Yes, another birthday today!  Amazing how fast it all goes.   Was just reviewing some entries from my journal from back then – actually 5-12-94:   “First things first, I’m 2 cm dilated (as of last Friday) and am working only one more week.  I’m ready to enjoy this summer off with my children.  […]

Posted May 30, 2011 by criscollrj in birthdays, chris, colleen, speech delay

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birthdays with business as usual.   Leave a comment

16th birthday party is all done and in the books.  I think Colleen and her friends had a good time.  I worked on and off the whole time, and we had a busy weekend with also taking Chris to the park with Ryan and Rog too.  Rog is feeling a lot better.  I actually still […]

Posted June 2, 2010 by criscollrj in birthdays, chris, colleen, college, photos, Ryan

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It’s almost your birthday!   Leave a comment

chrisyawn Originally uploaded by criscollrj. 18 years ago this morning I was wondering if I was in labor! I’ll be back to post your birth story 🙂 [ad#Google Adsense]

Posted November 19, 2008 by criscollrj in birthdays, chris

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A very strange birthday —   1 comment

Still fighting continuously sick kids. Here’s yesterday, and a schedule of my madness….(from my transcription board) This was my day yesterday — (below) Today I’m just going to try and catch up a little, do some dishes and laundry and pick up, and do a schedule so I can get all my work done (I’ll […]

Posted February 23, 2008 by criscollrj in birthdays, chris, colleen, transcription

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How Strange! And Chris’ birthday   Leave a comment

Posted 11-19 on NaBloPoMo (this site was down) I usually post in my blog first and then copy the link here, but for some reason the blog is down. After all day not being able to access my FTP to load a pic in there – I am suspicious that something is going on with […]

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Posted November 19, 2007 by criscollrj in birthdays, children, chris, NaBloPoMo

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