Category Archives: Friendship

Gavin’s 14th Birthday

May 1st 2022 . 2022-05-01 Gavin’s 14th Birthday [2:53]: . . . 🤗🎂💕

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CJ’s Class Video Newsletter – December 2021

December 2021 . I adore this clever video newsletter from my child’s 4th & 5th grade class because its so well written and produced, their voice is so crystal clear, and their spirit just leaps right out at you. . … Continue reading

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Razon de Vivir

December 2021 . Un poco de musica para estos dias. . Plena y Bomba con Susana Baca: . . . Kumbala: . . . Razon de Vivir con Mercedes Sosa: . . . Razon de Vivir con Victor Heredia: . … Continue reading

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Don’t Mean to Blog, But…

October 5-8th 2021 . The very fact that I’ve barely blogged at all for the past six months is indicative of how inundated I’ve been. To be clear, I am not complaining. I understand my life to be a rich … Continue reading

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Back to School 2021: Gavin 8th & CJ 5th

Thursday, September 9th 2021 It’s finally happened! Our first “Back to School” day in TWO YEARS. . . And in the next town over my sister’s got TRIPLE Back-to-School action going on: . Now… to recover from that whirlwind Summer. … Continue reading

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Five Stages of Grief: Golden Retriever Edition

Tuesday, June 22nd 2021 . Golden Retriever Shocked by a Kitten occupying his bed! [2:20]: . When I sent this video to my (13 y/o) son, he wrote: “he went through the 5 stages of grief! denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance! … Continue reading

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Supersoaking the Neighbors

May 18th 2021 . After 14 months of pandemic social *distancing,* I’m pleased as punch that the kids persuaded me to take them shopping for “Supersoakers” on this first hot day of the year. . 2021-05-18 Supersoaking the Neighbors [0:29]: … Continue reading

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Cambridge Wildlife Arts Episode 1: Cardinals!

Wednesday, April 28th 2021 What’s red and black—but sometimes peachy brown? On this first episode, meet an animal neighbor that’s easy to spot, and a local biologist, Dr. Scott V. Edwards, who knows all about it. Hosted by Jenny the … Continue reading

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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: Ten Seconds to Talk

Friday, April 2nd 2021 . AT RISE: It’s Friday night and the amazing Oberhauser Four are deciding what to watch on TV. MOM: How about Falcon and the Winter Soldier? CJ & GAV: OOO-OOO-OOOHHH!! [Simultaeneously] JINX!!! CJ: [Knocks on wooden … Continue reading

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