Category Archives: food

Border Separation: Harvesting Babies Fresh Off the Tap

Thursday, June 14th 2018   Federal officials took her daughter,  while she was breastfeeding the baby. They handcuffed her for resisting. Another day another dollar for privatized prisons. Another victory for xenophobes. Another head for the ledger. I listened to … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Would You Rather

Sunday, June 10th 2018 AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are at the dinner table relishing daddy’s beautiful display of fajitas. CJ: Gavin, would you rather never play on a computer again, or never play with friends? G: That’s easy.  Friends.  … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: Haitian Cake

Saturday, June 9th 2018 Leaving my gig in Cambridge at 4:40pm, I see this text from my 5pm client in Malden: “No one here yet can jennythejuggler come @5:30?” My booking manager has already replied:  “Sorry she can’t change times … Continue reading

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Otter River Memorial Day Camping SPLOOP Style

Memorial Day Weekend 2018  @Otter River State Forest Return to editing 2018 05 25 OTTER RIVER SPLOOP CAMPING [9:03]:     V. Marino:    CJ:    Vi:   Z:    Gav:    Viv:    #SPLOOP  

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Happy Mother’s Day 2018

Sunday, May 13th 2018 With deepest empathy for all who may not be as deeply blessed right now as I am in this moment, I nonetheless apologetically unapologetically share my greatest joy. 2018-05-13 HAPPY MOTHERS DAY LOVE GAVIN AND CLARAJANE [1:01]:  … Continue reading

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Parenting: No Progress Report

Friday, May 11th 2018 After much to-do about each of the kids’ Weekly Progress Reports -aka: “Smiley Face Chart”-  it’s Friday and they each come home empty handed.  After all the discussions, supportive questions and encouraging reminders etc.,  it’s finally Friday.  … Continue reading

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Parenting: The Spaghetti Lecture

Friday, May 11th 2018   OK Kids sit down. Stop fiddling.  Give me your undivided attention.  This may not be fun, but it’s important. OK, you know how we have perfectly clean, drinkable water on tap 24/7 year round no … Continue reading

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