Category Archives: forgiveness

#TakeAKnee: How Racism Works

  Can you believe this is how our PRESIDENT’S administration doubles down on profane and racist remarks??? Just #wow   And as a good egg in our family put it:   Here’s to raising MORE GOOD EGGS! Whether or not … Continue reading

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Expanding the Business – Dog Face Painting

Sunday, September 24th 2017 In order to close my face painting line at the end of a huge festival this year, I ordered the Four Horses of the Apocalypse, but all I got was dogs.  So I painted them.   … Continue reading

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At Rise: Stage Slapping

Thursday, August 10th 2017 AT RISE:  Gavin has arrived home from camp and is addressing his mother. G:  Mama? M:  Yes? G:  I was thinking… well… first of all *[SLAP – with stage combat style knap]* M:  What the heck? … Continue reading

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Gavin & Improv Camp

July 28th 2017 In order to attend Improv Camp as planned, Gavin had to come home from a last minute trip with his closest cousin Miles.  He was so mad he gave me the SILENT treatment for a whole night. … Continue reading

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Skyline Splash n’ Bash 2017 – Part 2

July 15th 2017 More from the Thompsons and Oberhausers on vacation at Skyline. 2017-07-15 SKYLINE SPLASH n’ BASH 2017 – Part 2 [4:05]:    #Sanjay #Arjun #Skyline

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Stinson Beach Fam

Friday, July 14th 2017 After Mt. Tam with my husband, brother and our kids. #BeachWrestling 2017-07-14 STINSON BEACH FAM [3:28]:       When you take a selfie exactly when your nephews are killing each other…   And your son … Continue reading

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Forbearance wtf?

July 5th 2017 Of the many things I saw around Bristol RI for the 4th of July Parade yesterday, I was also struck by the stillness and radiation of calm exuded by the Falun Dafa people. According to their display, their … Continue reading

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