Category Archives: animals

AT RISE: Sharing is Caring

Friday, April 2nd 2021 . AT RISE: Girl is sitting at Boy’s desk. Boy is standing next to her. They are engrossed in Minecraft on the computer. Kitten is along for the ride. BOY: [Snags a couple oyster crackers from … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Peter Parkour is Breathing Funny

Sunday, March 28th 2021 . AT RISE: It’s late night. Mom and Dad are vegging on the couch. Youngest child slowly appears in the room. MOM & DAD: [Turn heads to look at her.] CJ: Um! Uh… well. Um, Peter … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Favorite Acoutrement

Saturday, March 27th 2021 I keep telling him that I’m not that special, and he keeps acting wholly unconvinced. 2021-03-27 Favorite Acoutrement [0:38]: . Or honestly maybe he just thinks my neckline needs some work. 😹

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Bubble Wow’s Drawing of Tweenage Gavin

Saturday, March 27th 2021 Mom drew and colored this image from a photo she took of him in his room on 3/18/21. . . Gavin loves it. We all do. DaddyLove: “She even captured the black void of a cat.” … Continue reading

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Baby’s First Opthomalogic

Thursday, March 25th 2021 . We’re having a high-maintenance theme to ClaraJane’s week. Today’s flavor is ophthalmology. . Long story short, girlfriend is nearsighted in her left eye, sees perfectly through her right, and has two totally healthy eyeballs; just … Continue reading

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Walden Tonic

Saturday, March 20th 2021 ~ First Day of Spring . 2021-03-20 Walden Tonic [2:30]: . . . Please See: What men do for fun from r/TikTokCringe: https://www.reddit.com/r/TikTokCringe/comments/mbb6gq/what_men_do_for_fun/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3 . .

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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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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 vet. Because Covid precautions prevent my daughter from accompanying me and the cats beyond the front door of … 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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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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