Category Archives: childhood

Parenting Adventures: 9 y/o Teenage Edition – Part II

Wednesday, May 17th 2017 – continued Collecting the kids from the bus I take them to a park and give my son this letter. He was frankly my very sweet boy again and seemed rather pleased to receive the note; … Continue reading

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Adventures in Parenting: 9 y/o Teenage Edition – Part I

Aka:  How to Not Kill Your Kid Wednesday, May 17th 2017 I definitely wanted to throttle my first born yesterday (Tuesday at Grandma’s).  Somehow I narrowly avoided that treachery and settled on proverbially ripping him a couple new a$$holes instead. Stressful … Continue reading

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At Least He Ain’t a Black Guy

Thursday, May 11th 2017 Because the U.S. political scene under Hair Trump has become so profoundly batshit unhinged bizarro-world crazy town, I don’t EVEN try to explain it to my kids these days.  But because we’re going to be stuck … Continue reading

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May Day Maturity

Monday, May 1st 2017 After the ecstasy of the birthday party on Sunday, and forgoing activism (International Worker’s Day and Immigrants Rights) on Monday, the afternoon of Gavin’s actual birthday found us at home with new toys and play. 2017 … Continue reading

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April Escape Into the Mystic

April 19th-21st 2017 April Break Escape:  Mystic, CT Definitely left pieces of our hearts in Mystic! Part I:  2017-04-19 INTO THE MYSTIC CT [2:42]:   Part II:  2017-04-20 MYSTIC POOL TIME AT THE TABER INN [1:20]:   Part III:  AQUARIUM (wherein … Continue reading

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Easter 2017

Sunday, April 16th 2017 2017 04 16 CIRCUSKITCHEN EASTER [3:19]:   Meanwhile in Fenway Park:   Meanwhile in Hawaii: Looking forward to seeing these cousins soon! Meanwhile in Florida:   I guess this how they do it, we don’t know. … Continue reading

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Syrian Chemical Attack(s) – The Horror

Tuesday, April 4th 2017 Syrians have been attacked by chemicals (again). I had this crushing feeling when I heard on the news, and went to bed with this cringing resolve to LOOK today. I cannot claim to even begin to know … Continue reading

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