Category Archives: art

Hospital Clowning: Back to Clown School with Jeff Smithson

Tuesday, October 17th 2017 As I continue explorations into this new realm of performing, and after my first workshop with the Laughter League team yesterday and getting to know my newest favorite colleague, what do I find but his TED … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Training Rounds #2

Friday, October 13th 2017   Here we go for my second training day at Boston Children’s Hospital!  Today I have the honor, joy and pleasure of following “Doctors” Mal Adjusted and Gone Golfin’. My newly joining the team causes them … Continue reading

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#TakeAKnee: How Racism Works

  Can you believe this is how our PRESIDENT’S administration doubles down on profane and racist remarks??? Just #wow   And as a good egg in our family put it:   Here’s to raising MORE GOOD EGGS! Whether or not … Continue reading

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Plumprint Books to the Rescue

September 2017   If you are a parent, then chances are you have rats nest piles of artwork scrambled around your home.  While there are plenty of crafty ways to preserve them, and technically we can take photos of them … Continue reading

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Village Ghetto Land

September 25th 2017 My newest favorite song that’s not new at all (came out when I was five but I never knew):   40 years and Stevie Wonder is still The Man, and still having to protest the same old … Continue reading

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Expanding the Business – Dog Face Painting

Sunday, September 24th 2017 In order to close my face painting line at the end of a huge festival this year, I ordered the Four Horses of the Apocalypse, but all I got was dogs.  So I painted them.   … Continue reading

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Fluff Festival Hairdo Contest

September 23rd 2017 I hadn’t expected to make it to the Fluff Festival between all my other gigs that weekend.  But our good friends Lorin & Olivia came over with itchy feet so we walked the whole mile there to take … Continue reading

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