Category Archives: animals

Dear Santa from ClaraJane 2019

As I write it is late 2020 and just found this letter on the family Chromebook: ****************************************************************** 1.EARING KIT. 2.SNOW GLOBE. 3.SLIME KIT. 4.PIERCED EARS. 5.NO SCHOOL. 6.HACHAMALS. 7.AN ALIVE HAMSTER OR GERBIL !! 9.HAMSTER CAGE! 10.HAMSTER BALL! 11.HAMSTER WHEEL! … Continue reading

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Back to School 2020 – Day Three

Friday, September 18th 2020 4th & 7th Grade Distance Learning – DAY THREE Be still my heart. Is this WORKING?! The kids are subsumed into their computers off and on throughout the day, and so far they only seem to … Continue reading

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Back to School 2020 – Day Two

Thursday, September 17th 2020 4th & 7th Grade Distance Learning – DAY TWO SOME HIGHLIGHTS. CJ’s teacher provided cardstock copies of Montessori Materials: 2. My favorite!  Sanctioned time for Animal Show & Tell:   2020-09-17 Kitten & Boomsy Attend 7th … Continue reading

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First Day of School 2020 – Gavin & ClaraJane

Wednesday, September 16th 2020 It’s finally here! Here is pandemic-style Back-to-School for us:   After several missteps, stumbles, and inelegant moments courtesy of moi, ClaraJane and Gavin each make it onto their First Day of School Meetings.   Even though … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: “Guess the Critter!”

September 7th 2020 Play along with members of the Laughter League and guess what animal we are pretending to be! 2020-09-06 Guess the Critter! [4:21]: lol! *

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CAMPING: BOOBs @Shawme Crowell State Forest

Sunday August 2nd – Thursday August 6th 2020   2020-08 BOOB Camping @Shawme Crowell State Forest [8:17]:   . . . . . BOOBs!  Let’s do it again soon. . ♥♥♥♥

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.28 – My Lil’ Kitty (feat. ClaraJane)

Tuesday, July 28th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??           . Song:  My Lil’ Kitty Inspired By:  TicTok . 2020-07-28 Quarantine UkeOke #7.28 – My Lil’ Kitty (feat. ClaraJane [2:34]: . ♥

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ClaraJane “Down on the Farm”

July 21st 2020 ClaraJane learns to ride a bike, and after delighting in the accomplishment, my mom jokes;  “Well now how ya gonna keep her down on the farm?” We won’t of course. Not possible! Here she is fulfilling the … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.17 – The Animal Fair

Friday, July 17th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??             . Song:  The Animal Fair By:  Traditional . 2020-07-17 Quarantine UkeOke #1** – The Animal Fair [3:28]:  . ♥

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.16 – Farewell Fluff & Puff the Magic Dragon

Thursday, July 16th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??             . Song:  Puff the Magic Dragon By:  Peter, Paul & Mary . 2020-07-16 Quarantine UkeOke #1## – Puff the Magic Dragon [5:23]:  . ♥

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