September 2002
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Welcome to the Brookston family blog. We'll post updates here on what's going on in our part of the world, and especially with our son, Porter, who has been diagnosed with some form of autism. Our hope is that this blog will help us deal with all the issues we'll be facing and keep our friends and family informed as well.

Jay B.

Sarah J.

Porter Brookston
born September 10, 2001

Alice Brookston
born July 7, 2004

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September 29, 2002

Habitot Tot

Categories: Photos, Porter — J @ 1:11 pm

A precursor to the Bay Area Discovery Musem, Berkeley’s Habitot was the first place of this type we took Porter to when he was a little older than a year.

In the Playroom:

In the spaceship:

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September 28, 2002

Turtle Park

Categories: Photos, Porter — J @ 2:19 pm

This is a park near Telegraph Avenue in Oakland across the street from Global Video, a video store we frequented when we lived in Oakland. As a result, we took Porter to this park many times during his first two years.

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First Teeth

Categories: News, Photos, Porter — J @ 10:07 am

Porter’s first teeth came in when he was just about one-year old.

Porter’s first teeth.

So he decided to comb his teeth. Who knows why?

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September 27, 2002

Shampoo Horns

Categories: Photos, Porter — J @ 6:45 pm

Our first attempt to give Porter shampoo horns. I don’t think he liked them.

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The Big Globe

Categories: Photos, Porter — J @ 8:50 am

We used to have this big globe rug we picked up at Ikea. The continents didn’t quite match up, but it was cool nonetheless. Here are some random shots of Porter taken on the same day.

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