Category Archives: family

Cambridge Italian Festival 2018

Sunday, September 9th 2018   At the risk of our poor neglected cheerdlen not having enough fun in their lives, we also managed to attend our annual neighborhood “Cosmas and Damian” Italian Festival.  Always a hit, and so amazing it’s … Continue reading

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At Rise: Post Carnival Games

Sunday, September 9th 2018   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are walking home from the annual neighborhood carnival around the corner.  The kids run ahead and pause just before home. Gavin:  [Baps ClaraJane with giant big purple ball.] ClaraJane [Screaming]: Gavin … Continue reading

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My Family at the Democratic UNITY RALLY

Sunday, September 9th 2018   I had work and could not go, but managed to cajole my Dear Hubsand and Cheerdlen to attend the “UNITY RALLY” with our newly elected U.S. Representative AYANNA PRESSLEY and our U.S. Senator ELIZABETH WARREN!   I … Continue reading

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At Rise: Key to the City

Thursday, September 6th 2018 AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are eating extra peacefully tonight.  Even Mom is not talking, and is just enjoying the sights and sounds of Flamly Eating-In-Peace. [Dishes gently tinkle along with the occasional slurping of clam … Continue reading

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These Goddesses Right Here

Tuesday, September 5th 2018 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‏Verified account @Ocasio2018  US House candidate, NY-14 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Retweeted Justice Democrats Congratulations to my sister in service, @AyannaPressley, on continuing her historic path into Congress tonight. Let’s push together to make Medicare for All, tuition … Continue reading

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Back to School! 2nd & 5th Grade

Tuesday, September 4th 2018 Somehow we make it back from camping  in time to get all our preening, prepping and sleeping done in time for a bang up blast back to school.   Daddy Chef too!   Miss Katie, Mizzy, … Continue reading

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These Are Not New Ideas

September 2nd 2018 My Lady, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, “Lays out how Democrats can win.” When I get the chance I should like to transcribe these words. But then you might not see or hear her speak for these two minutes of … Continue reading

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