Monthly Archives: August 2016

Schoolhouse Rocking the Government with my Dad

Friday August 26th 2016 Doing some research about how the U.S. Government works with my Dad. Schoolhouse Rock to the rescue!   No More Kings [3:10]:     Shot Heard Round the World [3:00]: The Battles of Lexington and Concord … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, education, grandparenthood, politics | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Grandpa’s First Livestream

August 25th 2016 Wherein Jennifer and Bruce broadcast unadulterated drivel in Grandpa’s first livestream on Facebook. Rated “F” for “Fogetaboutit.”  Viewing not really recommended for anyone. But he’s my dad and I don’t get to see him much and he’s … Continue reading

Posted in comedy, family, health, love, parenthood | Tagged | 1 Comment

Voices of Syria

  Voices of Syria [5:17]:  

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Water Bill

Also August 18th 2016 And when I went to pay our WATER BILL, this pittance of a fee for the unfathomable privilege of having clean potable life giving water ON TAP, ANY temperature, ANY time, as MUCH as we want… … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Little Boy from Aleppo

Thursday, August 18th 2016 His name is Omran Daqneesh.   Here is the Daily Mail news report:   http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3748180/Wounded-Syrian-boy-harrowing-image-shocked-world-breaks-reunited-parents.html?ito=social-facebook:   Here is a video: Little boy rescued from the rubble in Syria [2:30]:       Just yesterday I wrote that this … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, domestic life, education, fight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Upworthy Robbery at Knifepoint Guy

August 2016 In the face of too many horrors about the world I arguably shouldn’t be reading, this blog is the little slice of heaven I leave my kids.  Here ya go kids, another beautiful, amazing thing: He was robbed … Continue reading

Posted in education, faith, love, mental health, money, patience | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

CircusKitchen Camping Trip LOG!

THIS INDEX IS A WORK IN PROGRESS, FOR REFERENCE INTO PERPETUITY, so our flamly can speed-dial up the stories, photos & videos from our camping experiences.  Our first  year -2013- we went ONCE.  The next year -2014- we went ONCE. … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, family, health, love, making art, marriage, mental health, money, nature, parenthood, work-life balance | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

ClaraJane’s Sleepover with Bubble Wow

August 15th 2016   Today is the day of a much anticipated sleepover for ClaraJane with her beloved Bubble Wow.   And it is perfectly delightful.   Thank you Bubble Wow!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

Bumpkin Island MOVIE

August 12th 2016 2016-08-12 Bumpkin Island Camping [6:13]:                                              

Posted in camping, childhood, domestic life, faith, family, health, love, marriage, mental health, nature, parenthood, work-life balance | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Bumpkin Island Escape

Friday, August 12th 2016   Forget the ferry boat, Daddy gotta boat.  As for getting our gear and us all across the the harbor, he takes the Fox, Goose and Grain approach.   First the boy and the gear:   … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, faith, health, marriage, nature, patience, work-life balance | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment