Category Archives: CJ Sez

CJ Showing Work to Daddy at School

Thursday, March 14th 2019 As I’m leaving a meeting at the kids’ school this morning, what do I see but a familiar unicorn fairy thing BOINGING through the hallway, on her way to show Daddy her work from class.  She … Continue reading

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At Rise: Equalality is Like this Tray of Legos

Saturday, March 2nd 2019   AT RISE:  Mom & CJ are each working at their desks in the living room after listening to Bernie Sanders’ campaign launch speech in Brooklyn, NY. CJ:  Mama? M:  Yes hon? CJ:  Equality is like … Continue reading

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Michael Cohen Day: Thanks Ikea!

Wednesday, February 27th 2019 HAPPY MICHAEL COHEN DAY EVERYONE! Oh man, that was whack.  Strait up, historic, whack. I’m just so grateful that the thing I ordered from Ikea just arrived so I totally had a tangible project to throw … Continue reading

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At Rise: For You Mommy

Thursday, February 21st 2019 AT RISE: It is 7:30am. Girl Child climbs in bed where mom is sleeping. CJ: [Whispering.] Mamma. [Pause.] Mommy? I have something to show you. Mom: [Mumbling] Hmm… [opens eyes slightly]. CJ: See? It’s a dead … Continue reading

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Tobin Winter Concert 2019

Friday, February 1st 2019 ClaraJane in 2nd Grade, Gavin (brief appearance) in 5th Grade. ClaraJane has a speaking part making an introduction; rather proud of my mini-mi emcee! Other highlights include Shake the Papaya Down and the “world debut” of the … Continue reading

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ClaraJane Sings with Mamma in Atlanta

Saturday, January 26th 2019 TFW your daughter joins you on stage at the juggling convention to sing not once but TWICE. 2019-01-26 ClaraJane and Mamma Dream a Little Dream [1:58]:   2019-01-26 ClaraJane and Mamma Wanna Be Like You [1:52]: … Continue reading

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At Rise: One Roller Skate, Unstuck

Thursday, January 24th 2019   AT RISE:  Packing for the juggling festival weekend, ClaraJane is cruising around on one roller skate. ClaraJane:  Mamma?  Can you help me find my other roller skate? Mom:  Yes honey.  I know where it is, … Continue reading

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