Monthly Archives: January 2018

Hospital Clowning: Talk Like Dees

Tuesday,  January 30th 2018 Yesterday two of our clowns visited a very special long term “frequent flier” friend and fan of our team.   I will call her “Boss Lady” on account of her renowned personality.  She is in her early … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up and No Show To Go

Sunday, January 28th 2018 My show this morning didn’t happen afterall.  There was a scheduling mixup.  Here is me all dressed up and at the theatre with no show happening. Unless you count the sweet older gentleman who pulled off … Continue reading

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There’s Only One Word For That

Sunday, January 28th 2018 AT RISE:  Mamma is next to ClaraJane’s bath combing out sections of her profoundly tangled hair.  It is almost time for Mamma to get in costume for her juggling show today. Mom:  So, there’s this beautiful … Continue reading

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ClaraJane’s Playdate

Saturday, January 27th 2018 By some series of miracles;  I decoded some clues about who my six year old’s friends are , that she’d like to have them over to play, how to reach their parents, REACHED them, they replied, … Continue reading

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Independence Morning

Saturday, January 27th 2018 Ahhh! We just let our nine year old son walk to the corner store for milk! His idea entirely. He’s got his sneakers on, the money, his Dad’s phone, a mopey little sister, and a game … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: ABCD with Dr. Gonzo

Friday, January 26th 2018 Blessed to work with Dr. Gonzo not once but twice this week!   A) KAZOO DUNNIT A seven year old boy named Jesus speaks only Spanish.  After exhausting our limited Spanish we devolve into strictly Kazoo Language, … Continue reading

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Touchnote: Stand Up Guy

Post January 20th 2017 At the risk of bragging, and reticent as I am to use the term, it is no secret I am PROUD of my young son and his political activism thus far.  He is the reason we … Continue reading

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