Category Archives: childhood

CJ Sez: Moma! You Ow Me 10$!

Sunday, January 6th 2018     Never anticipated parenting to feel like a part time hostage situation.  But yes I did what she said.  In fact I offered her a $20 for her $10 plus ten 1’s and she accepted … Continue reading

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#116th Congress for the Record

Friday, January 4th 2018   When Gavin read this he said, “Wait! No. It’s actually 43 out of 45.”  I waited to be elucidated by his historical insight.   He explained, “The current president isn’t white, he’s orange.” Be that as … Continue reading

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Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway 2018

December 27th -30th 2018 We did it again.  Escaped to some beautifully frosted mountain woods in Maine.   #OhThePrivileges! 2018-12-28 Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway [2:43]:             See also:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/frost-mountain-sledding/ And:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/elegant-hubsand-a-haiku/       #BlessingsInnumerable! … Continue reading

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Frost Mountain Sledding

December 28th (?) 2018   2018-12-28 Frost Mountain Sledding [1:38]:       ♥

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At Rise: Belt Says What

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are nearing the end of a hearty meal in a yurt. Gavin is serving himself another helping of tortellini and sausage. Gavin:  Oh man. My belt is saying, “No more!”  … Continue reading

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At Rise: Daddy’s Boots

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom is trying to finish up work on her computer as part of the flamly effort to  hit the road for winter woods in Maine. Gavin:  Are these Daddy’s boots? Mom:  I don’t … Continue reading

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At Rise: You Call That a Poem?

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  ClaraJane rollerskates into the bedroom to talk to mom, who is up in bed on the laptop. ClaraJane:  Mom, you know those poems you wrote?  Like, “Bathroom door.  Bathroom door?…” Mom:   About all … Continue reading

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