Category Archives: Friendship

Frank’s with Pops & Zachary

Friday, November 9th 2018 Lucky us; dinner with Pops!     OMG these two cousins:   ClaraJane was a bit of a hot mess this evening.  As a calming effort Gavin offered to braid her hair.   To be honest I … Continue reading

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Little Rock Landing

(Later that same) Thursday, October 18th 2018 2018-10-18 Little Rock Landing [1 min]: Gavin’s first highlight comes in the form of finding a forgotten credit card in our check-in kiosk and turning it in to an officer. He already felt … Continue reading

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Mamma Out

Thirsty, October 4th 2018 Sacred in the Mundane: It’s been nearly *two years* since I’d been OUT; to my “Cheers,” –the Thirsty Scholar- where they actually do know my name and are glad I came and time seems to stand … Continue reading

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Parenting: Unstuck Update

Wednesday, October 3rd 2018   Parenting a unicorn child can be so mysterious.  I don’t know why my daughter wanted my help getting dressed today, but I was happy to help her.  I don’t know why she agreed to the … Continue reading

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Cambridge High School – Welcome BLACK

September 6th 2018 I cannot believe how fantastic this is.  Our high school’s Black Student Union -who have done an outstanding job of documenting and advocating against the constant, pervasive and otherwise sometimes invisible forms of discrimination that students of … 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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