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I underestimated Nick.  AGAIN!

I underestimated Nick. AGAIN!

I haven’t written a post lately.  Nick has been in a low place physically and my mood has matched.  It makes me sad to see him struggle to move from his wheelchair to another chair, etc. and I just haven’t known what to share. Well, yesterday started out the same...

Am I in Paradise?
Am I in Paradise?

The other morning Nick woke up and began singing as usual.  I am always intrigued as to what he begins to sing.  Morning songs have a theme.  This time, he didn’t start at the beginning, “Oh think twice, it’s just another day for you and me in paradise. Oh think twice, ’cause it’s just another Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)

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My Not-So-Brave New World
My Not-So-Brave New World

How are you and your loved ones coping with Covid-19?  I have heard this question from many sources recently.  Many people are sincerely concerned about themselves and others. For the most part I am doing ok with keeping fear at bay over these past three weeks of practicing social distancing. After all, facing fear is Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)

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Gratitude often comes after the event.
Gratitude often comes after the event.

Over the last two days, I was reminded that sometimes it takes a while for my grateful heart to reappear after the crisis passes. This week began our annual season of thankfulness and gratitude, followed by the season of love.  Each year I love it. Nick enjoys everything about air travel.  Tuesday afternoon we were Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)

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Great perspective. It's like having a front row seat to an absolutely amazing story. You will fall in love with this family, and learn why Nick's life is a life worth living.

Christina Stevulak

Eva amuses us by sharing the perceptive, treasured statements Nick surprises us with. She also makes our hearts ache as we walk with her, and the family, in the dark hours.  Her direct telling of her story as Nick’s Mom lifts us all to compassion and understanding.

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Straight from-the-heart, with frankness and celebration, Eva Gremmert writes about both the difficulties and joys of raising her disabled son, Nick, to manhood.

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