Category Archives: animals

Mary’s 5th Birthday Party

Saturday, December 7th 2019 2019-12-07 Mary’s 5th Birthday Party [3:13]: https://youtu.be/wxglcJj5tT4 https://youtu.be/wxglcJj5tT4 My current fave shot of my sister, in her glory. Painting by Baba ❤️ I even got this rad thank you note a few days later! 👧🎂🎈

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AT RISE: Mother Daughter Bedtime

Friday, December 6th 2019   AT RISE:   It is bedtime.  Mom and ClaraJane are settling down after a lot of horseplay, giggling and nonsense.  They are snuggling as ClaraJane reads Harry Potter (#6!) in bed. Mom:  [Interrupting.]  ClaraJane I need … Continue reading

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OBERHAUSER STORYTIME with Grandpa Paul 2019

November 29th 2019   Lordy the man can talk.  Does he have some good stories though! So go on; empty your bladder, grab a snack and get comfy ‘cuz this is gonna take a while.       *    … Continue reading

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Church on Sunday

Sunday, November 24th 201 On Sunday I return home from my gig to our beautiful (affordable!) condo in the former “Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary” to find; – Dear Hubsand in the kitchen researching how … Continue reading

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Try Everything (by Shakira)

November 2019   This song by Shakira is the story of my life. If I had to choose a swan song or funeral song this would probably be it: TRY EVERYTHING – Shakira C   F  C   G   C  … Continue reading

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Daddy & CJ: While I Was Away

November 11th 2019   Oh my.   These two. I knew that left to her own devices, ClaraJane would know exactly how to operate her dad by herself while Gavin and I were away.  The results do not disappoint. First up, … Continue reading

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CircusKitchen Halloween 2019

October 31st 2019         2019-10-31 CircusKitchen Halloween 2019 [2:40]: MEANWHILE: My Mom & Sister’s Crew:   Here my niece Mary the Fairy flits by her amazing brother Miles escorting a little Pumpkin with Legs:   And from … Continue reading

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