Weekend Journal October 21, 2016

My weekend was awesome because I was busy. I saw pumpkins part of my weekend. I also went to Haunted Aquarium, horseback riding, baseball, and Petco Park.    

Friday, Aunt Laurie, cousin David, my Dad, and I went to Haunted Aquarium. The fish didn’t wear a costume. I saw an underwater pumpkin though. Omg, I saw a witch costume, and couple of super heroes which were magnificent! There was also a swamp band which was cool. They played songs like Black Magic Woman. I wore my Harry Potter costume and had fun!

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Saturday, I went horseback riding on Hollywood, and then in the afternoon, I went to baseball and I got 2 homeruns! Can you believe it? Wow! I was so happy because 2 homeruns are awesome!

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Sunday, I wanted to go on a tour of Petco Park but it was blocked off because the Padres and the Angels team were going to have a game that day.

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So, Cece and I walked around the Gaslamp and we ate at Subway. Then we went to Seaport Village to listen to a band that played songs by Chuck Berry, who is 90 years old and has a new album out soon. Chuck Berry did Let’s Twist Again.  

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My favorite part of the weekend was the Haunted Aquarium because there was cool bioluminescence. I didn’t have a least favorite part. Overall, my weekend was perfect! Next weekend, I will go to the orchestra concert, wear my costume for baseball, and carve my pumpkin.

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My Story of My Life October 19, 2016

Hi,  I am Casey Latz and I was born in San Diego on October 19, 1995. I was so cute.

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I cried a lot, and my mom and dad met me. I was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and I got a g tube. I have two older brothers Eric and Matthew. My first memorable event was when I  was 2 years old. I learned to play piano and at first I couldn’t make one sound on the keys

Around 6,  I went to Ashley Falls school. My friends were Troy, Helen, and Natalie. I had ESY with Ms. Carpenter. Then I graduated kindergarten and moved into middle school at CVMS. They were so nice to me. Linda was my aide, and I met some more kids like Lena and Zoe, and we had fun. We did tournaments in PE. I also started playing drums at 10 and joined the jazz band.

Then I graduated middle school and went to high school at Torrey PInes High School and Canyon Crest Academy.  I started drums and I liked it. Then in 2013, my mom died. It was sad for me. Some things I like to do are Friendship Circle, horseback riding, Legoland, Miracle League, and I love to go in the spa in my backyard.  

In 2014, I graduated high school and moved on to ATP with some awesome kids. Now I  continue to go to Bonnie and Tessa for tutoring.  Five years from now I see myself going to a program after ATP which deals with job training. Also, drinking wine is a goal. Since I am now 21, I am really a true adult.

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Exciting Weekend of October 14, 2016

My weekend was super exciting because it was my birthday weekend. I went to Marshalls, Staples,  horseback riding, baseball, went bowling, and ate at Souplantation.  

Friday I went to Marshalls, and omg, I didn’t want to buy anything because one shirt was too small for me. So we went to Staples because Arlie wanted pens. So we did that.

On Saturday, I went horseback riding, and it was SO FUN because they said happy birthday to me. Even at baseball, all the people sang to me and it was so sweet. I played badly the first time. I was shy because I didn’t want the coaches to know it’s my birthday and then it would be a disaster. Well I didn’t want to think that, but I did. For the second hit, I did great.

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Sunday, for my birthday celebration my grandma, Matthew, Anne-Marie, uncle Steven, uncle Robert, my cousin Alison and her husband Trevor, Lisa and Rick, and my Dad and I went bowling at Mira Mesa bowling alley. It was fun!

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My dad got 3 strikes, or a turkey. Matthew also got a turkey. Matthew did great! Cece got a strike and I got a strike too! When it was time for cake, I blew out my candles myself. It was a piano cake and I loved it so much!

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I loved one card that said, “Here’s fishin’ you…a whale of a good time on your birthday!”, love moma moma Grandma Rhoda.

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I got some new sparkly drumsticks too [from my uncles].

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For dinner, I went to Souplantation, which is my favorite because of the food all you can eat; soups, salads, pizza, and my favorite, ice cream! Yum! Even though I can’t chow   down food, I love how you get food yourself. Help yourself!

My favorite part of the weekend was bowling because it was caketastic!

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I didn’t have a least favorite. Overall, my weekend was super duper great!  This coming weekend, I will first go to the Haunted Aquarium. Then next weekend is Halloween.

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Weekend of October 7, 2016

My weekend was Halloween great because it was a spooky weekend. I had baseball, got a tie for my costume, went to Brick or Treat at Legoland, went to the Pumpkin Station, and drove to UTC.

Friday, I went to the Halloween store in Solana Beach to look for a Harry Potter tie but it was sold out. Instead after school I went to Party City and the store had spooky stuff and my tie. I was happy!

Saturday, I didn’t have riding, but I did have baseball and my buddy was Tawney. My base running was awesome!  Around 4:00 pm my nurse Cece came and she got me ready in my Harry Potter costume because we went to Legoland for Brick or Treat; I haven’t been before so I wanted to try it. So cool! There was a band called the Boo Gras instead of bluegrass band. Get it? Bluegrass is a famous western/country style played by a band from the south. That was my favorite part of it and it was so much fun because it was like a fall festival! I also got candy and a brick. 

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Sunday, Cece and I went to the Pumpkin Station, like a pumpkin patch. It was so amazing because there were so many animals to pet. We got a tiny pumpkin. Aw! At UTC, we listened to the blues. It was so great because the music was lively.

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My favorite part of the weekend was both Legoland and the Pumpkin Patch because they were both the best! My least favorite part was that it was too hot! Overall, I had a fantastic weekend! Next weekend I will go bowling for my birthday weekend. I also want to get a piano cake or get wrapping for my gifts to give to my guests for my birthday because it will be so exciting!

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Weekend of September 30, 2016

My weekend was really nice because I was busy. I went horseback riding, played baseball, went to Legoland, and attended church for the Jewish New Year.

Saturday, Sally, my nurse came because my dad went to a convention for my transition. So we drove to the place for my horseback riding lesson. I rode from 9:00 to 9:30 and then I rushed back home and got ready for baseball. Omg, I got an another home run, wow!!!

Sunday, I went to Legoland and there were so many Halloween decorations around Legoland. I am going to be Harry Potter at Legoland. The name of this Halloween party is Brick or Treat instead of trick or treat. Ha! I am so excited. Not only did I go to Legoland but I also went to church for Rosh Hashanah. Omg I loved it because the music was enjoyable. I went with my cousin Alison, Trevor her husband, my aunt Laurie, my grandma, and my Dad. I was so tired after that that when I slept at home I dreamt of a monster at church running after me.
My least favorite part and my favorite part was both church, because not only was it awesome, but after that I was so tired. Overall, my weekend was perfect! Next weekend, I will go to Legoland again and I also want to go to a park or Fletcher Cove beach because it will be amazing.

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