Category Archives: art

Hospital Clowning: Joke Repository

September 2018 A working compilation in progress, if you will:  Q:  What’s brown and sticky?   /   A:  A stick. Q:  What’s brown and stickier?   /   A:  A stick covered in poo. Q:  What’s red and bad for your teeth? /   A: A brick. Q:  What’s red … Continue reading

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Call Me Emily: Dispatch from the Domicile

September 11th 2018   Gradually the list emerges.  You know how it goes.  Things around the house need repair.  The first glimmer comes in a mere, imperceptible repetition.  Flushing the toilet twice.  Closing the door, again.  Turning the light switch … Continue reading

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Good Old Days by Randy Rainbow

September 2018 Although this is from almost a year ago already, a modest antidote to the blood-pressure cooker of current events in which Randy Rainbow delivers flawlessly, as always. THOSE WERE THE GOOD OLD DAYS: A Randy Rainbow Song Parody … Continue reading

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My Family at the Democratic UNITY RALLY

Sunday, September 9th 2018   I had work and could not go, but managed to cajole my Dear Hubsand and Cheerdlen to attend the “UNITY RALLY” with our newly elected U.S. Representative AYANNA PRESSLEY and our U.S. Senator ELIZABETH WARREN!   I … Continue reading

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The Map of Gavin

September 6th 2018 This just in from the first week of school!   Hi Jenny, 

Gavin asked me to send a pic of his autobiographical map. 
 He has been working so hard and is off to a great start! … Continue reading

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At Rise: Key to the City

Thursday, September 6th 2018 AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are eating extra peacefully tonight.  Even Mom is not talking, and is just enjoying the sights and sounds of Flamly Eating-In-Peace. [Dishes gently tinkle along with the occasional slurping of clam … Continue reading

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In Defense of 5th & 6th Graders

Thursday, September 6th 2018   Amidst all the hubbub from Bob Woodward’s FEAR book detailing the Crazytown White House, it has been noted that our so-called president exhibits an understanding of National Security at about a 5th or 6th grade … Continue reading

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