Monthly Archives: September 2019

End of Day Silly Pizza Song

Sunday, September 29th 2019   Came home from all day gig and unplanned self-care date with Myself Alone (!) BOY tells me all about epoch BASEBALL outing (!!) MANMEAT brings me wine (!) GIRL tells me all about epoch COUSIN … Continue reading

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Gavin’s First 2019 Fall Ball Outing

Sunday, September 28th 2019   Now that Fall is underway and I finally remember to sign him up, Boy had his first “Fall Ball” outing today.  When he showed up for the Blue Team, the Maroon Team didn’t have enough … Continue reading

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“How Was Your Sunday?”

Sunday, September 29th 2019 For 13 years now it has been my privilege to face paint for the Allston Village Street Fair in Boston, MA.  This year I was able to make this video slideshow from it.  At the risk of … Continue reading

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Cousin Sleepover with ClaraJane & Mary

September 28-29, 2019 Magna-Tiles, bunkbeds, snacks, playtime and pumpkin bread, oh my!   Thanks Uncle James, Aunt Amanda and Bubble Wow! And thanks MARY for being the best BIG little cousin/niece we could dream of! ♥♥

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At Rise: Dance Hair

Saturday, September 27th 2019   AT RISE: Mom has finished parking the car before ClaraJane’s Saturday morning tap class. CJ: Ready Mom? Mom: Yes. You want help with your hair? CJ: No thanks. Mom: You did it yourself? CJ: Yup! … Continue reading

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At Rise: Marital Bliss

Wednesday, September 25th 2019 AT RISE: Two strangers in the night somehow find each other under the covers for a moment of pre-dawn, marital cuddling in the dark. The endorphins start to flow, they each exhale. Somebody farts, and no … Continue reading

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Greta AND My Climate Striking Kids in the News

Monday, September 23rd 2019 Today is the day the incomparable 16 year-old Greta Thunberg delivered her eviscerating speech to the United Nations in New York, and it was ASTOUNDING. And LOOK who else represents in this Boston Channel 7 News … Continue reading

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