Monthly Archives: March 2021

Adventures in Food: Legacy Pie Day

Sunday, March 14th 2021 ~ aka: 3.14 ~ aka: “Pi” . Legacy heirloom ancestral heritage generational resurrection pie! . When I get back from my gig the hubsand and ankle biters are all in the kitchen, baking. Chef Daddy is … Continue reading

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We Needed the Tonic of Walden Ice Again

Friday, March 12th 2021 . . 2021-03-12 Walden Ice Tonic [0:52]: . . . As before, we are thoroughly impressed. . #WaldenPond #HenryDavidThoreau

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Vaccine Hangover

Friday, March 12th 2021 It is not without significance that dear husband also got vaccinated the previous day… against Covid-19 courtesy of the Cambridge School Department. Hooray! So my man and all the feline boys are pretty zonked out today, … Continue reading

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AT RISE: The Most Boring Mom in the World

Thursday, March 11th 2021 AT RISE: Boy is showing Mom his hand drawn Dungeons & Dragons map at the dinner table. CJ is sitting next to her. MOMB: Man! How do you have time to draw all that when you’re … Continue reading

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Vetting Cats in Triplicate

Thursday, March 11th 2021 . On this much-anticipated day, we load three cats into a bag and haul them off to the Cambridge Cat Clinic. Because Covid precautions prevent my daughter from accompanying me and the cats beyond the front … Continue reading

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Beach Bro

March 2021 Here is my brother as a young homeless hippy living on a beach in Hawaii. One of my favorite photos of any person of all time. . . Now it’s a few lifetimes later and it just makes … Continue reading

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Kim Holderness on “Going Back to Normal”

March 9th 2021 Most of my life I’ve functioned as the most extroverted of extroverts. (Even though I also need alone time to recharge.) Since quarantine began, whatever social muscle that is has atrophied and I don’t find myself wanting … Continue reading

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The Tonic of Walden Ice

Sunday, March 7th 2021 Unable to tolerate another day around the house, I insist we go out into nature *somewhere.* Being big dumb novices with no planning, I choose an easy target; walk around Walden Pond. Daddy contracts a sudden … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Go Ahead and Be Embarrassed Then

. AT RISE: Mom and the kids are pulling into the parking lot of Walden Pond. MOM: Look kids, I want you to know this is not just a beautiful destination. It’s also historically significant. A man once made a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Chinese Take Out

Sunday, March 7th 2021 . AT RISE: Dad is laid out on the floor of the living room with a pulled back. Kids are doing stuff and mom comes out of the kitchen. MOM: Well kids, daddy’s back is out, … Continue reading

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