Category Archives: fight

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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Ultimate Survival Zombie Tank by Gavin

2019-01-11 A little something Gavin cooked up at school in between regular 5th Grade schoolwork: When the Zombie Apocalypse comes, I call first dibs on surviving with Gavin! ♥    

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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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Ayanna Pressley Rises: Her First One-Minute Speech on the House Floor

January 8th 2018 *My* U.S. Representative in Congress, Ayanna Pressley of the 7th Congressional District of Massachusetts, delivered her first speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in response to the ongoing government shutdown.  It took only … 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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Shining Light: New Lungs

January 2019 One of the most beautiful things I’ve seen around the internet lately. Look at this extraordinary privilege of BREATHING OXYGEN we all take for granted every moment of every day. First Breath After Lung Transplant [2:25]:   ♥

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#116th Congress for the Record

Friday, January 4th 2018   When Gavin read this he said, “Wait! No. It’s actually 43 out of 45.”  I waited to be elucidated by his historical insight.   He explained, “The current president isn’t white, he’s orange.” Be that as … Continue reading

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