Category Archives: faith

Hospital Clowning: TED Talk – The Serious Business of Clown Doctoring

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 A fantastic and inspiring TED Talk originally given in New Zealand 2014. The Serious Business of Clown Doctoring | Thomas Petschner | TEDxChristchurch [13:48]:    

Posted in comedy, education, faith, health, Hospital Clowning, love, making art, mental health, Mindfulness, work | Leave a comment

Gavin’s 4th Grade Trip to Thompson Island

Wednesday, September 27th 2017 Considering how much our flamly adores camping on Boston Harbor Islands, it came as a surprise when our son became dead-set against going on his overnight class field trip for two nights on Thompson Island. Turns … Continue reading

Posted in camping, childhood, education, faith, health, love, mental health, parenthood, school | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Village Ghetto Land

September 25th 2017 My newest favorite song that’s not new at all (came out when I was five but I never knew):   40 years and Stevie Wonder is still The Man, and still having to protest the same old … Continue reading

Posted in activism, art, Bernie Sanders, education, faith, fight, history, making art, music, politics, The Progressive Movement | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hospital Clowning: Found My “People”

Tuesday, September 12th 2017 I mean, ARE clowns people?? Who cares. Either way, this is the happiest about *possibility* I remember being since Bernie Sanders was still running for president. I just completed my third and final round of auditioning … Continue reading

Posted in art, Bernie Sanders, comedy, education, faith, family, health, love, making art, music, patience, work | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Love Wins

Saturday, August 19th 2017 Proud to be a Bostonian on this day! LOVE CONQUERS HATE   When these White Supremacist Nazi M*therF#ckers got themselves a “Free Speech” permit to convene on Boston Common, THOUSANDS of peaceful counter-protesters took to the … Continue reading

Posted in activism, animals, art, Bernie Sanders, childhood, domestic life, education, faith, family, fight, history, love, nature, politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Otherwise – A Reflection on Gratitude

“Otherwise” -by Jane Kenyon “I got out of bed on two strong legs. It might have been otherwise. I ate cereal, sweet milk, ripe, flawless peach. It might have been otherwise. I took the dog uphill to the birch wood. All … Continue reading

Posted in faith, health, love, mental health, spirituality | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Hella Hull – Flying Lisle

Sunday, August 13th 2017 2017-08-13 FLYING LISLE [1:04]:     #Lisle  #FlyingLisle  #Hull  #HellaHull  #SistersWeekend  #AStPier  

Posted in childhood, faith, family, Friendship, health, love, nature | Tagged | 2 Comments