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performing artist, mom, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, niece... just a regular extraordinary person

That Time Your Child Spontaneously Gives a Speech at a Political Forum

Wednesday, March 21st 2018 So I take my kids to the library to screen this documentary about the Women’s March:     I didn’t even ask if they WANTED to.  Especially in light of the fact that Gavin recently expressed … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: From Crying to Curious

Friday, March 16th 2018 1)  DR. JOEKULELE!: It’s my first time partnering with Dr. Joekulele (the next newest member of the team), and we are not bad!  I enjoy his games with kids where he continually fails to guess their name, … Continue reading

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Have You Seen My Son?

March 12, 2018    

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Face Painting: Special FX with Lady Z

March 9th 2018 – East Coast Face Painting Convention This Unicorn Zombie right here:   She say; “Don’t even bother trying to say my name.  Just call me ‘Z!’”       I literally gagged when she started foaming at … Continue reading

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Face Painting: Convention Oh My!

Friday, March 9th 2018 More from the 2018 East Coast Face Painting Convention: at The Zoo:                    Fantasy:   One Stroke Class with Kellie Burris: Resistance is futile: … Continue reading

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Face Painting: Prosthetic Horn Making

Thursday, March 8th 2018   How surreal to face several canceled buses, a snowstorm and several not-canceled buses only to land in horn-making class at the East Coast Face Painting Convention. I am pumped to try this!   The instructor also … Continue reading

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Meeting Manmeat

Tuesday, March 6th 2018 Stealing into town for a secret afternoon rendezvous with my Hubsand, I find him like this:   Eating of course!  Nonchalantly enjoying a little maintenance meal and casually holding up a building. When you love someone even … Continue reading

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