Category Archives: CJ Sez

At Rise: Do You MIND

Friday, March 27th 2020   AT RISE:  It is late morning on homeschool quarantine day #10.  CJ is on the couch doing “Symphony Math” on her Chromebook.  Mom and Dad are babbling incoherently about something or another, just like real … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke Day #11 – Dream a Little Dream feat. ClaraJane

Tuesday, March 24th 2020                 Song: Dream a Little Dream of Me Featuring:  ClaraJane . . 2020-03-24 Quarantine UkeOke Day #11 – Dream a Little Dream feat ClaraJane [2:46]:  . ♥♥

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Early Voting Week

Monday, February 24th 2020 It’s early voting week here in Massachusetts and I am humbled and awed that I have another chance to vote for my Bernie. After the horrific catastrophe of 2016, my daughter would still wish on a … Continue reading

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CJ Travel (B)log: The Wait at the Gate

Friday, February 7th 2020 I love when my kids journal during a trip. At the risk of jinxing it, this one was spontaneous and unprompted (by me). . One day -even this day- I may pay dearly for posting this. … Continue reading

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At Rise: Thanks for the Grub Bub

Sunday, January 26th 2020   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are gathered around another beautiful supper by DaddyLove. ClaraJane:  [Munching away.]  Thank you Daddy for this wonderful food. DLove:  You’re welcome. Mom:  Thanks for saying so, Honey. ClaraJane:  PFFFFTTT.  [Big, … Continue reading

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Look Daddy I Can Write Cursive

Friday, January 17th 2019 8!year-old, third grade ClataJane. . Bestdaddyever Look daddy I can write your name in cursive: Paul. I can write mama to: Jenny. Gavin. Ta da! love, ClaraJane . Oh my heart, child. Love you infinity amount, … Continue reading

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The ClaraJane Smolder

December 30th 2019   Woe unto ye who dare gaze upon it! 2019-12-30 The ClaraJane Smolder [0:31]:  .   ♣

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