Category Archives: Friendship

Happy Birthday Amanda

Thursday, March 4th 2021 2021-03-04 Happy Birthday Amanda [0:49]: . 🍰

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CJ’s Valentine Tour

Sunday, February 14th 2021 . One advantage about losing all your work to the pandemic is more time for the kids. On this day we manage to drive our daughter around town to bring Valentines to a few friends. . … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Domestic Sports

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . So what if I should be embarrassed by how much of the day is spent looking at our cats and making up dumb stuff about them. What can I say; it’s CircusKitchen Quarantine. . . … Continue reading

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MNOOKM Party

Saturday, November 28th 2020 MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney. It wasn’t a party per se, it just feels like one every time we get these cousins together. . 2020-11-28 MNOOKM Party [0:44]: . And it’s a comfort to … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Shmutz

November 2020 . 2020-11-26 Look at That Cat: Shmutz [0:30]: . Kitten you are so thoughtful, thank you. . *

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Hospital Clowning: 25th Anniversary of the Laughter League!

Monday, November 16th 2020 The Laughter League (formerly Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit) has been performing in Boston Children’s Hospital now for 25 years! Today we celebrate with an online extravaganza featuring the whole team and lots of amazing … Continue reading

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I Break for Animals

Wednesday, October 28th 2020 Resting my legs for ONE second between activities, and Mr. Flashcat galumphes right ON, followed immediately by Mr. Romeo (Peter Parker), perturbed at having to wait in LINE. . Next comes Mr. Personality himself, the self-appointed … Continue reading

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D&D Around Here

Fall 2020 In these pandemic times, I am bolstered by my son’s organization and leadership in getting some actual IRL action happening around here, in the form of Dungeons and Dragons. Also delighted in the other mothers are allowing their … Continue reading

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Condo Bike Day!

Saturday, October 17th 2020 This Condo “BIKE DAY!” I organized turned out better than I could have hoped. In addition to purging, organizing and cleaning the whole bike parking section of the garage, we also habilitated a bunch of kids … Continue reading

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Celebrating Today

Saturday, September 26th 2020 My schedule is so open today it doesn’t even appear on the weekly view of my Google Calendar. After some substantial adulting online and in person, Manmeat makes other plans and I take the kids. We … Continue reading

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