Category Archives: food

At Rise: Dental Rules

Friday, November 17th 2017 At Rise: Mom is driving kids -Girl 6, Boy 9-to dentist. Mom: OK remember you guys, no eating for a half hour after your appointment. [Pause.  Boy bolts up from Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient … Continue reading

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Flamly Hubsand

Sunday, November 12th 2017 I awake this Sunday morning to find Dear Hubsand GONE.  I was alarmed because I have a gig in a few hours but I know he’ll be back in time to be bitten by our Ankle … Continue reading

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Sibling Conflict: Alternative Strategies

Friday, November 3rd 2017 Helping my kids cultivate a positive relationship with each other is basically my #1 priority in life.  As such I’m always collecting Evidence They Get Along.  I’m also coaching them -intervening & meddling if you will- … Continue reading

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CircusKitchen Halloween 2017

October 2017 2017-10-31 CIRCUSKITCHEN HALLOWEEN [2:39]:   Our “Treat” for Halloween this year was a visit from Pops!                               In Other Family News: Miles was Wolverine … Continue reading

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Heart Mommy Clown

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 Out to dinner with the flam on the eve of my new hospital clown job; daughter writes me a message in her ketchup: I ♥ U And then draws a portrait: Thank you honey. ♥ !! … Continue reading

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Fluff Festival Hairdo Contest

September 23rd 2017 I hadn’t expected to make it to the Fluff Festival between all my other gigs that weekend.  But our good friends Lorin & Olivia came over with itchy feet so we walked the whole mile there to take … Continue reading

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Hella Hull – Amanda “Gets” Crabs

Friday, August 11th 2017 2017-08-11 AMANDA GETS CRABS [2:34]:   #Amanda  #SisterWeekend #Hull #HellaHull #Crabs  

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