Category Archives: domestic life

At Rise: Mermaid Hair

Sunday, May 19th 2019   AT RISE:  ClaraJane is playing in the bath.  Mom is sitting on the edge of the tub, blowing bubbles all over her daughter (relishing this moment after performing gigs all weekend). Mom:  Oh, we need to … Continue reading

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TED Talk: Owning Behavior & Communication in Relationships

Thursday, May 16th 2019 Great -much needed- TED Talk! Own Your Behaviours, Master Your Communication, Determine Your Success | Louise Evans | TEDxGenova [18:17]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q22WAUnpPs Apparently I spend hella time in that “Red Chair.” I like the 3rd-5th ones much … Continue reading

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Fish n’ Chips Gavin Style

Wednesday, May 15th 2019 My son is so skinny and he loves to read. Here he is enjoying the fish n’ chips wrapped in newspaper at our local Irish Pub:   #Hopeless  #Priceless ♥

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Before & After School Kids

Wednesday, May 15th 2019 ClaraJane rollerskates around friends at the morning bus stop:   After school, Gavin reads while ClaraJane works on Shrinky-Dink jewelry (in rollerskates):                     Gavin tries to convince … Continue reading

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Wind Up Cat

Wednesday, May 15th 2019 Kitten actually.  His name is Darth Snowflake but we call him “Kitten.” And this is how he winds up to bap at the cat toy, apparently:     BTW:  This image is not sped up; it … Continue reading

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My Favorite Konmari Fan Piece to Date

Thursday, April 25th 2019 Although I haven’t taken the leap to actually APPLY Marie Kondo’s Method to my home in its totality, I remain inspired and influenced nonetheless.   And I love to see what other people can accomplish using The … Continue reading

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Robert Goes to Work

Friday, April 19th 2019   This one’s for you MOM! I asked Robert to let me take his picture for you before work this morning, and here it is. And here is the live action version: 2019-04-19 ROBERT GOING TO … Continue reading

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