Blog Archive 01/2012
These last few months at preschool have flat out been a blast. For Gwendolyn. And for us. Gwendolyn attending school has never been so much about learning her A-B-Cs or mastering her 1-2-3s -- she's picked those up regardless of preschool. For us, it's always been about being social. It's about...Read More >>
Wow! Wow! Wow! We are once again floored by all of YOU! Since we posted this post about Bill, Gwendolyn and I running the Santa Barbara Half Marathon, we have received such an amazing response. And we love it! We love the enthusiasm and we love how many people immediately said, "I'm in, too!"...Read More >>
This is sweet Callie Golden. Blond. Big brown doe eyes. Almost three years old. Cute as a button and even cuter when you hear her sweet Southern accent. I think it is fitting that Callie's last name is Golden because she is -- she radiates all that is good. Callie has SMA.
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This weekend we headed north to Monterey for a little get-a-way with the Calafiore family -- Jennifer, Chris, and sweet Hayden. I love Monterey. It is one of those places that seems to hold special memories for a lot of people. For us, we had a special trip with Gwendolyn there after her SMA...Read More >>
Over the last several weeks we have been simply overwhelmed by the many generous donations we've received from companies and organizations through their end-of-year programs. Checking the mail has been a daily dose of speechlessness. From Fortune 500 companies to small businesses who even in a...Read More >>
I'm not a runner. NOT a runner. I was the lame girl who always had an excuse during the "Mile Day" in school. In college I learned to stop hating it and used to jog through my college campus or when I was home I'd run/walk the LA canyons and parks with my dad -- back in the days when I had energy...Read More >>
Gwendolyn lost her first tooth! The bottom middle. And she is P.R.O.U.D. When we told her about the Tooth Fairy, she pretty much lost her mind with excitement...Read More >>
While Bill and Gwendolyn were awesomely charting new territory and running the paths of Santa Barbara, I was sipping champagne with my sister on the East Coast -- and it was perfect. Starting the year out by doing something that at one point I thought was not possible feels great. It makes this...Read More >>
On Monday, Gwendolyn ran with me. Yup, you read that right. For the first time, Gwendolyn ran with me. And it was awesome. Simply awesome.
This was a long time coming and I had planned months ago during my Marathon training to start running with her. But for this reason (training injuries, lack...Read More >>
We are beyond excited and thrilled to announce theGSF's newest initiative: "Project Mariposa." Project Mariposa has a simple mission: to make the world more accessible to those with severe disabilities through targeted technology product grants. Project Mariposa will initially focus on granting...Read More >>