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This Bear and a Chair – A POEM by ClaraJane and Mamma

Sunday, October 25th 2020 ~ I’m tying this bear to a chair I’m not sure he wants to sit there I’m tying this bear to chair So he can’t move his derriere ~ I’m tying this bear to a chair … Continue reading

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Halloween 2020: Thank you Grandma

Saturday, October 24th 2020 Dear Grandma: Thank you for the delicious spooky treats! We love you and are so lucky to have you for a Grandma. Now if you could please help vote tRump out of office we would both … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Lean On Me with Dr. Be Bopper & Boomsy Bun

Friday, October 23rd 2020 2020-10-23 Dr. Be Bopper & Boomsy Bun – Lean On Me [2:32]: ~ Lyrics to Lean on Me by Bill Withers: Sometimes in our lives we all have pain We all have sorrow But if we … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: CircusKitchen Recess

Thursday, October 22nd 2020 Here is Gavin doing self-directed exercise at home for “Gym” today. OK I might have directed a little bit, but huzzah! he can juggle on the rolla bolla. Until he needs to go to the bathroom … Continue reading

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Be Our Guest, Wear a Mask!

Thanks to my son for finding and sharing this gem. It’s definitely worth a listen, even if you are a “Mask Debater.” Wear a Mask (Be Our Guest Parody) [2:14]: You’re welcome! *

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Homeschool Headmistress: Today’s Study Break

Tuesday, October 20th 2020 When your headphones stop working, and no one on the Zoom class can hear you, and you can’t make your VoiceCast work for your Slide Deck persuasive book summary, and your Chromebook is non-responsive and even … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Zoom Guest Star

Wednesday, October 6th 2020 2010-10-07 Laughter League Zoom with ClaraJane [O:11]:https://youtu.be/EObT9acxtk0 Be still my heart. 💕

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Covid Mask Inspirations

October 1st 2020 On the off chance I make it to the sewing machine any time soon, here are some inspirations I’m collecting: 😷

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God’s Fingerprints

Tuesday, September 29th 2020 ClaraJane says the clouds look like they have god’s fingerprint. “Like god was making the clouds and accidentally left his fingerprint there,” she says. “So I can steal his identity now, because I know his fingerprint.” … Continue reading

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Celebrating Today

Saturday, September 26th 2020 My schedule is so open today it doesn’t even appear on the weekly view of my Google Calendar. After some substantial adulting online and in person, Manmeat makes other plans and I take the kids. We … Continue reading

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