Monthly Archives: September 2017

Plumprint Books to the Rescue

September 2017   If you are a parent, then chances are you have rats nest piles of artwork scrambled around your home.  While there are plenty of crafty ways to preserve them, and technically we can take photos of them … Continue reading

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Gavin’s 4th Grade Trip to Thompson Island

Wednesday, September 27th 2017 Considering how much our flamly adores camping on Boston Harbor Islands, it came as a surprise when our son became dead-set against going on his overnight class field trip for two nights on Thompson Island. Turns … Continue reading

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ClaraJane – First Grade Snapshot

Wednesday, September 27th 2017   A dynamic fall so far! Come to find out ClaraJane has waxed, er… ambivalent about her literacy work in first grade.  As a new “Lower Elementary” parent I was playing wait-and-see, but there were enough … Continue reading

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UkeOke: Village Ghetto Land

September 25th 2017 My newest favorite song that’s not new at all (came out when I was five but I never knew):   40 years and Stevie Wonder is still The Man, and still having to protest the same old … Continue reading

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Expanding the Business – Dog Face Painting

Sunday, September 24th 2017 In order to close my face painting line at the end of a huge festival this year, I ordered the Four Horses of the Apocalypse, but all I got was dogs.  So I painted them.   … Continue reading

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Fluff Festival Hairdo Contest

September 23rd 2017 I hadn’t expected to make it to the Fluff Festival between all my other gigs that weekend.  But our good friends Lorin & Olivia came over with itchy feet so we walked the whole mile there to take … Continue reading

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Colbert’s 2017 Emmy Opener

Sunday, September 17th 2017 Omg he did such an incredible job.  Swoon!

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What’s Happening in Myanmar 

Thursday, September 14th 2017 Here -as ever- is the incomparable Trevor Noah’s take on one of the most perplexing of global situations happening (perennially and) now; the Buddhist persecution of Muslims in Myanmar, naturally with the obligate hypocrisy and complicity … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Found My “People”

Tuesday, September 12th 2017 I mean, ARE clowns people?? Who cares. Either way, this is the happiest about *possibility* I remember being since Bernie Sanders was still running for president. I just completed my third and final round of auditioning … Continue reading

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Hey! Hillary, it’s 2017 Already

September 6th 2017 The candidate whom the Democrats fraudulently tried and failed to foist upon the American people for president last year has been spending her time… writing a book whining about, wait for it… “What Happened.”  (Seriously that’s the … Continue reading

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