Category Archives: art

While I’ve Been Away

Friday, January 17th – Friday, January 24th So here I am at a medical clown conference in Dallas, Texas, away from my precious flamly for eight days this week, and it is my daughter –with Daddy’s help– who is heart-beating … Continue reading

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Look Daddy I Can Write Cursive

Friday, January 17th 2019 8!year-old, third grade ClataJane. . Bestdaddyever Look daddy I can write your name in cursive: Paul. I can write mama to: Jenny. Gavin. Ta da! love, ClaraJane . Oh my heart, child. Love you infinity amount, … Continue reading

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My Knuckleheads 😻

Friday, January 17th 2020 I’m flying today, and remembering that the most important part of a trip is –often– What You Leave Behind. In my case, these koo-koo heads. Knuckleheads. Goobers. What’s in a name. The infinity I love you … Continue reading

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Surprise Video Chat with Hubsand

Wednesday, January 15th 2020 . . I don’t remember why he called me, other than Dear Hubsand discovered some video chat functions with his phone. . . Um… Baby? I don’t know what to say… . . Oh my. OK! … Continue reading

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At Rise: I Know That

Thursday, January 9th 2019 ~8:30pm   AT RISE:  It is bedtime.   Mom and ClaraJane are snuggling in (ClaraJane’s) bed. M:  [Lifts head off pillow and kisses CJ’s juicy cheek a *bunch* of times.   CJ is nearly asleep and does not … Continue reading

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Camping: Frost Mountainview Yurt ~ December 2019

December 27-30th 2019 2019-12-30 Frost Mountainview Yurt Camping [5:12]: https://youtu.be/gmlvY5_kVEk . Drawing, Charading, Reading ,and Whittling . Mom tries to get her face together . Sledding forward imperfectly . Ukeoke by an open fire . Let it snow… . 🎼Bacon … Continue reading

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At Rise: Who Dunnit

Sunday, December 29th 2019 AT RISE: All is quiet in the yurt where The Oberhauser Four are beginning to stir. The morning sun is glinting off the tops of the winter trees visible through the skylight above. Suddenly the peace … Continue reading

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