Category Archives: childhood

Hospital Clowning: First Day with Dr. Sweetpea

Wednesday, December 11th 2019   Animal impressions.  Working with Dr. Sweetpea for the first time today I learn among other things she is excellent at animal impressions.   I mean, her horse may sound like a cat, or her giraffe like … Continue reading

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ClaraJane’s New DO

Tuesday, December 10th 2019 She is donating her hair to Locks for Love. 2019-12-10 CJ’s New Do! [1:12]: https://youtu.be/0S5_DWWTmTE Love you BabyWoman Girl, no matter how you look! Moreover, Mommy is proud of you making your own decisions. 😻 💇💕

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Mary’s 5th Birthday Party

Saturday, December 7th 2019 2019-12-07 Mary’s 5th Birthday Party [3:13]: https://youtu.be/wxglcJj5tT4 https://youtu.be/wxglcJj5tT4 My current fave shot of my sister, in her glory. 👧🎂🎈

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AT RISE: Mother Daughter Bedtime

Friday, December 6th 2019   AT RISE:   It is bedtime.  Mom and ClaraJane are settling down after a lot of horseplay, giggling and nonsense.  They are snuggling as ClaraJane reads Harry Potter (#6!) in bed. Mom:  [Interrupting.]  ClaraJane I need … Continue reading

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OBERHAUSER STORYTIME with Grandpa Paul 2019

November 29th 2019   Lordy the man can talk.  Does he have some good stories though! So go on; empty your bladder, grab a snack and get comfy ‘cuz this is gonna take a while.       *    … Continue reading

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Church on Sunday

Sunday, November 24th 201 On Sunday I return home from my gig to our beautiful (affordable!) condo in the former “Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary” to find; – Dear Hubsand in the kitchen researching how … Continue reading

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It’s Open Honey, Go Ahead

Friday, November 22nd 2019   When the children hop off the yellow school bus this afternoon, us moms are still mid-chat.  Rain is pouring down, so ClaraJane starts trying to physically pry me from the conversation.  And because I have … Continue reading

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