Category Archives: global inequity

Character Values: Lying or Not

My late Uncle Jack told me; “I’d rather believe in someone and be wrong than NOT believe in them and be right.”   And this from the internet: ♦  

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Secret Juggler & Hospital Clowning: A Tale of Two Birthdays

Monday, April 29th 2019 On Sunday I perform as Jenny the Juggler a birthday party for a one year old baby girl in a restaurant banquet room rented out by the  family.  Over the dance floor a huge rainbow of … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Song: FEEL THE BERN

Friday, March 15th 2019 As Bernie wraps up another spectacular campaign rally with P-E-O-P-L-E today in South Carolina, I discover my new.  Favorite.  Song. BERNIE SANDERS SONG FEEL THE BERN!!! [3:23]: #BernieSanders #TonyTig #2020 #OurRevolution Also Credit to Jordie for … Continue reading

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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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