Category Archives: family

AT RISE: CJ Sez Yes and NO

Monday, January 14th 2018 At Rise:  A giant 7 year old little baby woman comes into mom’s bedroom all dressed for school, clutching a book.  Something is off. Mom:  Are you okay honey? BabyWoman:  [Pauses.  Then in her baby voice says]  … Continue reading

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Walking Among the Stars

January 11th 2019   When my son was in 2nd or 3rd grade, a classmate of his became diagnosed with an extremely rare and aggressive cancer in her brain.  Her name is Sajni, and she exemplified astonishing tenacity in her … Continue reading

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CJ Sez: Nobody is Prfikt

Monday, January 7th 2019   Mom you cut off the top off the Sea (Shell) box!  I got that box when I was like 3 or 4.  It is So SPeacel to me.  But NOW no thak to y(ou) I … Continue reading

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CJ Sez: Moma! You Ow Me 10$!

Sunday, January 6th 2018     Never anticipated parenting to feel like a part time hostage situation.  But yes I did what she said.  In fact I offered her a $20 for her $10 plus ten 1’s and she accepted … Continue reading

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Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway 2018

December 27th -30th 2018 We did it again.  Escaped to some beautifully frosted mountain woods in Maine.   #OhThePrivileges! 2018-12-28 Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway [2:43]:             See also:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/frost-mountain-sledding/ And:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/elegant-hubsand-a-haiku/       #BlessingsInnumerable! … Continue reading

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Frost Mountain Sledding

December 28th (?) 2018   2018-12-28 Frost Mountain Sledding [1:38]:       ♥

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At Rise: Belt Says What

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are nearing the end of a hearty meal in a yurt. Gavin is serving himself another helping of tortellini and sausage. Gavin:  Oh man. My belt is saying, “No more!”  … Continue reading

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