Category Archives: forgiveness

Performing Life: Playing the Fool with Global Play Brigade

Tuesday, April 6th 2021 . Today I get to take a sweet little clown workshop online with performers from around the world. If you look in the Zoom boxes you can see Boston, Atlanta, New York & California in the … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Sharing is Caring

Friday, April 2nd 2021 . AT RISE: Girl is sitting at Boy’s desk. Boy is standing next to her. They are engrossed in Minecraft on the computer. Kitten is along for the ride. BOY: [Snags a couple oyster crackers from … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Why Me Cold

Monday, March 29th 2021 . AT RISE: It’s morning in the distance learning homeschool. Mom is crossing the room from the kitchen when Boy stands up from his desk. BOY: Haha, I just figured out why I’m cold. [Heads towards … Continue reading

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AT RISE: The Most Boring Mom in the World

Thursday, March 11th 2021 AT RISE: Boy is showing Mom his hand drawn Dungeons & Dragons map at the dinner table. CJ is sitting next to her. MOMB: Man! How do you have time to draw all that when you’re … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Chinese Take Out

Sunday, March 7th 2021 . AT RISE: Dad is laid out on the floor of the living room with a pulled back. Kids are doing stuff and mom comes out of the kitchen. MOM: Well kids, daddy’s back is out, … Continue reading

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Look at that Cat: Connect Four

Thursday, March 3rd 2021 TFW your daughter asks you to play teeny tiny, itty bitty Connect Four, and you tell her yes later, but she stays right there and plays Connect Four with the cat. . . The stakes remain… … Continue reading

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A New England January Sky

Sunday, January 31st 2021 . For Manmeat: With love, ~NATCPW . 2021-01-31 A New England January Sky [0:56]: . *

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Pet Chronicles: Fat Cat

Monday, January 25th 2021 . I am a pet owner who just paid $130 to be told my cat is not, in fact, sick. . He’s just FAT. . I know how this happened. On Thanksgiving this past year is … Continue reading

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Melania Has a Song In Her Heart

Tuesday, January 19th 2021 – Inauguration Evening . With A Song In Her Heart, Melania Trump Returns To New York [9:51]: . *

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Meal Abandoned: A Poem

Saturday, January 16th 2020 . Meal Abandoned Meal. Abandoned. Alas. And alack! I ate chew. N I ain’t comin’ back. ~Anonymous? . *

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