Category Archives: family

‘Bama Bortion Ban

Monday, May 20th 2019 When sh*t is so f#cked up in politics that you don’t know what to say, thank f#cking g*d for luminaries like the incomparable Trae Crowder, the original Liberal Redneck. Liberal Redneck – Bama Bortion Ban [4:26]: … Continue reading

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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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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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Juggling Times: Duckling Day 2019

Sunday, May 12th 2019 After some lovely Mother’s Day morning festivities at home, Dear Hubsand provides me his annual chauffeur service for my gig on the Boston Common, so I don’t have to park (yippee!).  It’s the annual Duckling Day … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler & Hospital Clowning: A Tale of Two Birthdays

Monday, April 29th 2019 On Sunday I perform as Jenny the Juggler a birthday party for a one year old baby girl in a restaurant banquet room rented out by the  family.  Over the dance floor a huge rainbow of … Continue reading

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