Category Archives: Friendship

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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Bubble Wow’s Birthday 2020

Sunday, September 20th 2020 The Oberhauser 4 joined the McSweeney/Kolonoski 5 to celebrate Mom’s birthday in the backyard. 2020-09-20 Happy Birthday Bubble Wow [1:45]: 💕

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CAMPING: BOOBs @Shawme Crowell State Forest

Sunday August 2nd – Thursday August 6th 2020   2020-08 BOOB Camping @Shawme Crowell State Forest [8:17]:   . . . . . BOOBs!  Let’s do it again soon. . ♥♥♥♥

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.29 – Iko Iko (feat. POO)

Wednesday, July 29th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??             . Song:  Iko Iko By:  James “Sugar Boy” Crawford. . 2020-07-29 Quarantine UkeOke #7.29 – Iko Iko (feat. POO) [3:48]:  .           … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.11 – Happy BDay CJ!

Saturday, July 11th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??             . Song:  Happy BDay CJ By:  Mom . 2020-07-11 Quarantine UkeOke #1** – Happy BDay CJ [1:35]:  . ♥

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Nutts & Butts n’ Booms

July 10, 2020 Nutter’s backside is so rotund compared to her head, we’ve decided to name both parts separately.  Her frontside is now “Nutts” and her backside is “Butts.”  Here she is doing her best “Booms” impression.     Afterall, imitation … Continue reading

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