Category Archives: global inequity

Shining Light: Words that Don’t Belong to Everyone

Monday, February 11th 2019   Astonishingly, a School Committee Member in our town is currently under hot scrutiny for having said the full N*word out loud in front of a group of students.  In the turmoil that has ensued, of … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Salaam

Wednesday, January 16th 2019 Because we encounter so many Arabic speaking families, I went to the hospital’s family center today to ask a liaison how to say basic greetings in Arabic.   Here they are (phonetically): HELLO:  Marshaba  GREETING OF PEACE:  … Continue reading

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About Gavin – School Application Style

January 2019 Sadly nervous about the state of the junior high to which Gavin would otherwise transition next year, we are throwing our hat in at least ONE other spectacular option for schooling, in spite of a price tag well … Continue reading

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Why I Love Fayerweather Street School

January 11th 2019 On this day I was blessed to receive a personalized tour of a most wondrous nearby educational institution the Fayerweather Street School in Cambridge. Here are things I LOVE about it. CORE VALUES: #1: Culture steeped in SOCIAL … Continue reading

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Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway 2018

December 27th -30th 2018 We did it again.  Escaped to some beautifully frosted mountain woods in Maine.   #OhThePrivileges! 2018-12-28 Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway [2:43]:             See also:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/frost-mountain-sledding/ And:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/elegant-hubsand-a-haiku/       #BlessingsInnumerable! … Continue reading

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Christmas at the McSweeney’s 2018

December 25th 2018 Next stop:  Aunt Amanda’s, featuring Baby Rowan AND Aunt Jane Ann!   2018-12-25b Rowan’s First McSweeney Christmas [35 seconds]:     Mermaids and unicorns, hors d’oevres and babies oh my! ♥

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CircusKitchen Christmas 2018

December 25th 2018   [NOTE:  I DO NOT KNOW WHY THE VIDEO HERE IS NOT DISPLAYING; just click this link!] 2018-12-25 CircusKitchen Christmas 2018 [1:44]: https://youtu.be/hCiw5OGZ4jA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCiw5OGZ4jA https://youtu.be/hCiw5OGZ4jA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCiw5OGZ4jA&feature=youtu.be   ♥

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