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Still Catching UP



It is taking me some time to get my mojo back. Things are still in a mess around here, but I have made some progress. I managed to unpack the supplies that I took to San Antonio and sort of straightened up my studio. I started working on a piece for the High Fiber Diet red show. I have had a piece in my head that is a collage of grey, black and red organza. I started to work on it, but needed more of the gray background. I went to the store where I bought it and they didn’t have just the right color. I am trying to make what I have work. I didn’t like the gray organza on white batting so I painted the batting black. I will have to see how that looks tomorrow, if I have time since it is father’s day, and I am cooking for the family.

Yesterday, I went to Miles’ graduation from 5th grade to Middle School. I really enjoy being at the school. It is such a great school where they really work at making all the kids feel welcome and important.



You will notice that Miles does not appreciate hugging. This kind of public display of affection, except from Mia, is uncomfortable for him. Here he is in a natural Miles pose with his diploma.



And here he is, obliging us with a smile.



Despite the Aspergers/Autism, Miles has made great achievements in his ability to interact with the outside world, even though it is uncomfortable for him. One of his teachers told Stephanie that he is different, but better. That made her very happy.

2 Responses to “Still Catching UP”

  1. Karoda says:

    I have to agree with Jeannie about see how M&M have grown up. Seeing grandchildren photos of my blogger buddies is the one think that makes me say “have I really been blogging for this long?!” hehehe,

  2. Jeannie says:

    Different, but better is good. 🙂 I still am trying to wrap my head around how grown up M&M are. I can’t be getting older. I am intrigued with your new project. There i something about organza that I find so appealing. Wish Mr. C a happy Father’s day from me and have fun with the family.