Category Archives: animals

Class Pet: Pascal

Thursday, August 5th 2021 . So it’s my daughter’s turn to host the classroom pet until summer’s end. Pascal the Gecko promised to be low maintenance and we love animals, so it was a no brainer to agree. Some things … Continue reading

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DAYTIME – A Poem and a Creed

Monday, August 2nd 2021 DAYTIME. DAYTIME! Day. Time. Is NOT. What. Hanging out. On SCREENS. Is. For. *Unless. *UNLESS you are ACTIVELY (meeting a responsibility) (or helping someone, or) CREATING SOMETHING! . *

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Five Stages of Grief: Golden Retriever Edition

Tuesday, June 22nd 2021 . Golden Retriever Shocked by a Kitten occupying his bed! [2:20]: . When I sent this video to my (13 y/o) son, he wrote: “he went through the 5 stages of grief! denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance! … Continue reading

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Cambridge Wildlife Arts Episode 1: Cardinals!

Wednesday, April 28th 2021 What’s red and black—but sometimes peachy brown? On this first episode, meet an animal neighbor that’s easy to spot, and a local biologist, Dr. Scott V. Edwards, who knows all about it. Hosted by Jenny the … Continue reading

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Cambridge Wildlife Arts Series: Show Trailer Debut

Wednesday, April 20th 2021 . Here it is! A trailer for the wildlife show I have been hosting: OUR ANIMAL NEIGHBORS IN CAMBRIDGE – TRAILER for SERIES [1:20]: . Granted, the program is low budget, but dang! I never knew … Continue reading

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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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