Category Archives: forgiveness

Hospital Clowning: Joke Repository

September 2018 A working compilation in progress, if you will:  Q:  What’s brown and sticky?   /   A:  A stick. Q:  What’s brown and stickier?   /   A:  A stick covered in poo. Q:  What’s red and bad for your teeth? /   A: A brick. Q:  What’s red … Continue reading

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Call Me Emily: Dispatch from the Domicile

September 11th 2018   Gradually the list emerges.  You know how it goes.  Things around the house need repair.  The first glimmer comes in a mere, imperceptible repetition.  Flushing the toilet twice.  Closing the door, again.  Turning the light switch … Continue reading

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Cambridge Italian Festival 2018

Sunday, September 9th 2018   At the risk of our poor neglected cheerdlen not having enough fun in their lives, we also managed to attend our annual neighborhood “Cosmas and Damian” Italian Festival.  Always a hit, and so amazing it’s … Continue reading

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At Rise: Post Carnival Games

Sunday, September 9th 2018   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are walking home from the annual neighborhood carnival around the corner.  The kids run ahead and pause just before home. Gavin:  [Baps ClaraJane with giant big purple ball.] ClaraJane [Screaming]: Gavin … Continue reading

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Got Our Baby Back Baby Back

Monday, August 27th 2018 After a week away with Cousin Olivia at Grandma’s in Florida, our niece and Youngest Baby are BACK! 2018-08-27 We Got Our Baby Back Baby Back [55 seconds]:   THANKS GRANDMA!! ♥♥♥♥♥

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At Rise: Al Fresco

Thursday, August 16th 2018 At Rise: The Oberhauser Four have awoken at their campsite on Lovell’s Island overlooking Boston City and Harbor. DaddyLove is laying a fire down the bank from the site. Mama: Making a fire already DLove? DLove: … Continue reading

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AT RISE: What issa diss?

Friday, August 10th 2018 AT RISE:  Mommy is in the bath with ClaraJane, combing out her hair. ClaraJane:  [bathtub fart bubble noise] [Pause.] Mom:  [Scrunches up face.  Then in Borat accent:]  What issa diss-ah? ClaraJane:  That’s CHEESE. SCENE.  ♥♥

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