Category Archives: grandparenthood

Barbarian Versus: Episodes 1, 2 & 3

Sunday, November 10th 2019 – Skyline (Oakland CA)   2019-11-09 Barbarian vs. Blade – Episode 1 [0:24]:   2019-11-10 Barbarian vs. Blade – Episode 2 [0:52]:   2019-11-09 Barbarian vs. Bruce [0:33]:       ♥♥♥

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Operation Surprise Anita

Thursday, November 7th 2019 On this day, my son and I are somewhat spontaneously flying cross country to my hometown to surprise my dad but mostly my step-mom. She has a big birthday coming up (though we would never be … Continue reading

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CircusKitchen Halloween 2019

October 31st 2019         2019-10-31 CircusKitchen Halloween 2019 [2:40]: MEANWHILE: My Mom & Sister’s Crew:   Here my niece Mary the Fairy flits by her amazing brother Miles escorting a little Pumpkin with Legs:   And from … Continue reading

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Cousin Weekend MNOOKM Style

October 18th-20th 2019   MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney! 2019-10-19 Cousin Weekend MNOOKM Style [0:57]:  Thank you Amanda, James & Mom! Love you!! (And BTW did we ever even DREAM of riches such as these!?!?!) 🙀❤️🌈💕😻 ♥♥♥♥♥

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The Great Generation’s Great (Dis)illusionment

“Happy” Indiginous People’s Day – Monday, October 14th 2019   I am sad that the “Great Generation” is dying off either clinging to antiquated notions of romantic patriotism, or with the painful understanding that their entire lives were lived on … Continue reading

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Minnesota Pops – July 2019

July 5th-9th 2019   _______________❤️ DAY ONE (Friday): Into the Club. ❤️_______________   2019-07-05 MN day ONE [0:50]:                           ______❤️❤️ DAY TWO (Saturday): Club Life, and Uncle Chris._____ … Continue reading

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Politics with Pops and Chris

Tuesday, July 9th 2019   AT RISE: Paul and the kids have left Jennifer, Pops and Chris in Pops’ office to finish their heated political debate about –among other things– the crazy idea of Healthcare-for-All  in the 2020 presidential campaigns. … Continue reading

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