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We started playing this new game on our Xbox called UNRAVEL.  It's about this little red character "Yarnie" who is made of ..you guessed it, yarn.  The game is full of puzzles and the goal seems to be around collecting memories.  We all enjoy it a lot.  Nora loves the Yarnie character and helping us figure out the puzzles.  Honestly, Nora has got us through some difficult parts of the game - her understanding of physics is pretty amazing, especially for someone who has never performed any of the actions to know their outcome.  
So as a special treat, Jaime began to make a real life Yarnie.  Complete with a wire frame and a crazy amount of yarn.  
Nora has been playing with these Orbies that Jaime found on Amazon.  The tiny balls grow to marble size when in water.  We fill up a bowl with warm water and dump a few hundred in.  Nora says they are memories - like from the movie Inside Out.  She fishes around in the water with her tiny hand until she catches one.  If it's a color (aka memory) she wants, she tells us we add it to a pile outside the bowl.  Occasionally she'll say "Can you warm up my water?  it's too cold"
The funniest thing is how pruney her little hand gets - not a little but A LOT.  Her fingers look like raisins.  I prune the same way when exposed to water.  Jaime, I'm convinced is partly an android-human hybrid, has skin that is comprised of polypropylene, tree bark and kitten noses.  So she doesn't prune at all.....ever.  She'll be in the pool for hours and ...nothing.  It's rather unsettling.
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goodentree    /ˈgo͝odənˌtrēˈ/   noun

derived from our last name: Gooden and the idea of a family tree We came up with the name after we made the decision to start a family (have a child).
When Nora was born and diagnosed with the terminal disease SMA, her story quickly spread, and goodentree became established.