Category Archives: health

My Son’s Existential Taste in Pop Culture

October 11th 2019   Compensating for my own upbringing, I vowed to always tell my kids the truth and keep them informed.  (It seemed a cute little game to just B.S. kids in the 70’s, and stay blithely unaware of … Continue reading

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CJ Sleepover Time

Sat-Sun October 5th-6th 2019   Cops and criminals and patty cake and movies and sleeping bags and pancakes with both chocolate chips AND Nutella, oh my!                Aaaand…. we’re back. Until next time. Hooray … Continue reading

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AT RISE: “Alone” in Bed

Saturday, October 5th 2019 AT RISE: Mom is blogging in bed when my Girl comes in. GIRL:  Can I climb in with you? MOM:  Sure Honey. GIRL:  [Gets under covers, snuggles in with a book.] MOM:  Why are you naked? … Continue reading

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A Healing Pilgrimage

Friday, October 4th 2019   In one of the stranger moves I’ve made in my life lately, I spent over six hours in the car on this day in order to go back to the scene of a very painful … Continue reading

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Mary’s Uncle Jenny Day

Thursday, October 3rd 2019 On the phone before our playday I say, “Mary!  I’m looking forward to our day tomorrow!” She says; “I KNOW.” Presenting:  Mary, Queen of Cats!     2019-10-03 Uncle Jenny Mary Day Video [1:06]: https://youtu.be/GIg7vgnvTEc   … Continue reading

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AT RISE: I’m Glad You’re You

Thursday, October 3rd 2019 AT RISE: It is morning time in bed before school.   Mom and Girl open their eyes at the same time face-to-face in the big bed.   In a wave of happiness they throw their arms around each … Continue reading

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Gavin’s Engineering: Pool Noodle Darts

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019 Such a lucky mom to have my healthy son share his wonderful invention designs with me.   (FTR there are so many more schemes where these came from; apple picking machine, larping weapons, weaponized apocalypse survival … Continue reading

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