Monthly Archives: July 2019

At Rise: Mamma’s Been Reading

Wednesday, July 31st 2019 AT RISE: Boy is in parents bedroom where they are lounging in bed with morning tea. Mom: Hey Boy, you’d be proud of me. Guess what I’ve been doing this morning? Boy: What? Mom: I’ve actually … Continue reading

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Pixel’s Puppies: Dress Up Day

Tuesday, July 30th 2019 For sone reason we keep showing up at my sister-in-law’s in Gloucester to visit puppies before going to the beach this summer, as evidenced by this diagram of executive planning by Daddy: Today ClaraJane came armed … Continue reading

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Pixel’s Puppies Redux

July 26, 2019 2019-07-26 Pixel’s Puppies Redux [1:24]: And on a side note, here is the Puppies’ Aunt Copley who has apparently decided that ClaraJane is the cat’s pajamas:

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CJ’s Improv Camp Showcase

Friday, July 26th 2019 2019-07-26 CJ’s Boston Improv Showcase [2:07]:

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C + M

2019   I actually have such an abundance of love notes from my daughter that I collage them into her art books. I don’t think it’s a kid’s obligation to love their parents. I don’t feel I did anything explicit … Continue reading

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ClaraJane at Improv Camp

July 22-26, 2019 I was worried my daughter might be overwhelmed at Improv Camp. She’s the youngest age eligible for summer classes at the incomparable Improv Boston. But the initiative is all hers, and I’m behind her 100%. Here she … Continue reading

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Pete Buttigieg on Abortion

July 2019 Let’s take a moment to appreciate Mayor Pete’s unequivocal answer to this tired old misogynistic political football trope (from the first 2020 Democratic Debate): Pete Buttigieg with the only acceptable answer RE: “late term abortions:” Buttigieg: I think … Continue reading

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