Monthly Archives: December 2018

Elizabeth Warren Running for POTUS 2020

December 31st 2018 Well here’s a bright spot for the end of the year! It’s no secret my heart belongs to Bernie, but I love her almost as much.  She is my OWN Senator no less, from my OWN town, … Continue reading

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Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway 2018

December 27th -30th 2018 We did it again.  Escaped to some beautifully frosted mountain woods in Maine.   #OhThePrivileges! 2018-12-28 Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway [2:43]:             See also:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/frost-mountain-sledding/ And:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/elegant-hubsand-a-haiku/       #BlessingsInnumerable! … Continue reading

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Elegant Hubsand: A Haiku

December 28th 2018 Elegant Hubsand Gracefully flies down the snow And sticks the landing ♥

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Frost Mountain Sledding

December 28th (?) 2018   2018-12-28 Frost Mountain Sledding [1:38]:       ♥

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At Rise: Belt Says What

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are nearing the end of a hearty meal in a yurt. Gavin is serving himself another helping of tortellini and sausage. Gavin:  Oh man. My belt is saying, “No more!”  … Continue reading

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At Rise: Daddy’s Boots

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom is trying to finish up work on her computer as part of the flamly effort to  hit the road for winter woods in Maine. Gavin:  Are these Daddy’s boots? Mom:  I don’t … Continue reading

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At Rise: You Call That a Poem?

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  ClaraJane rollerskates into the bedroom to talk to mom, who is up in bed on the laptop. ClaraJane:  Mom, you know those poems you wrote?  Like, “Bathroom door.  Bathroom door?…” Mom:   About all … Continue reading

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At Rise: Pac-Man Pride

Wednesday, December 26th 2018   AT RISE:  Gavin has just made it past “Level 6” on the new miniature Pac-Man console he got for Christmas. Gavin:  Wow I can’t believe I made it past level SIX already, can you Daddy? … Continue reading

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Knotty Pine Christmas with Pops 2018

December 25th 2018 Final stop:  Aunt Liz’s in Plymouth with Zachary, Olivia & Pops!   2018-12-25 Knotty Pine Christmas with Pops [51 seconds]:           #Nothing I did to not be in their shoes. #There but by … Continue reading

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Christmas at the McSweeney’s 2018

December 25th 2018 Next stop:  Aunt Amanda’s, featuring Baby Rowan AND Aunt Jane Ann!   2018-12-25b Rowan’s First McSweeney Christmas [35 seconds]:     Mermaids and unicorns, hors d’oevres and babies oh my! ♥

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