Category Archives: CJ Sez

This Bear and a Chair – A POEM by ClaraJane and Mamma

Sunday, October 25th 2020 ~ I’m tying this bear to a chair I’m not sure he wants to sit there I’m tying this bear to chair So he can’t move his derriere ~ I’m tying this bear to a chair … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Today’s Study Break

Tuesday, October 20th 2020 When your headphones stop working, and no one on the Zoom class can hear you, and you can’t make your VoiceCast work for your Slide Deck persuasive book summary, and your Chromebook is non-responsive and even … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Did You Drag a Fart Over Here?

Wednesday, October 7th 2020 AT RISE: It is after dinner. Mom is puttering around the living room. Dad is lying on the couch looking at his phone. ClaraJane has her stuffed animal. CJ: [Grabs kindle and *hops on pop.*] [Pause.] … Continue reading

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Dear Santa from ClaraJane 2019

As I write it is late 2020 and just found this letter on the family Chromebook: ****************************************************************** 1.EARING KIT. 2.SNOW GLOBE. 3.SLIME KIT. 4.PIERCED EARS. 5.NO SCHOOL. 6.HACHAMALS. 7.AN ALIVE HAMSTER OR GERBIL !! 9.HAMSTER CAGE! 10.HAMSTER BALL! 11.HAMSTER WHEEL! … Continue reading

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At Rise: Mom, Look

Tuesday, September 22nd 2020 AT RISE: CJ: Mom, look how far I can smush my nose! MOM: [Lifts phone to point camera at her.] CJ: MOM: 😍 SCENE: 😹💕

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Rant: Mistakes

Tuesday, September 22nd 2020 Mistake #1) Don’t Cry Over Spilled Coffee Though I avoid the phone “like the plague” (can we say that anymore?), I made the mistake of making an actual live phone call on Sunday, and in my … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke #1** – London Bridge (feat. flying ClaraJane)

Thursday, July 30th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??             . Song:  London Bridge By:  Traditional .   2020-07-30 Quarantine UkeOke #1** – London Bridge [7:07]:  . ♥

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.28 – My Lil’ Kitty (feat. ClaraJane)

Tuesday, July 28th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??           . Song:  My Lil’ Kitty Inspired By:  TicTok . 2020-07-28 Quarantine UkeOke #7.28 – My Lil’ Kitty (feat. ClaraJane [2:34]: . ♥

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ClaraJane “Down on the Farm”

July 21st 2020 ClaraJane learns to ride a bike, and after delighting in the accomplishment, my mom jokes;  “Well now how ya gonna keep her down on the farm?” We won’t of course. Not possible! Here she is fulfilling the … Continue reading

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CJ RIDES

July 20th 2020   I’ll be danged. ClaraJane received a proper bike for the first time ever AND learned to ride it, all in one day. Thank you Lorin, Jen & Olivia for giving her the bike.  We LOVE it! … Continue reading

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