Category Archives: health

Family Separation at the Border: It’s Everything

June 2018   And this article is succint and informative:   Seizing Children From Parents at the Border Is Immoral. Here’s What We Can Do About It.   Never in my life did I imagine bearing witness to  anything like … Continue reading

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At Rise: Don’t Make Me Answer That

Thursday, June 14th 2018 AT RISE:  Mom is holding sleeping daughter close in bed.  Boy climbs in other side.  Mom turns over, snuggles in and wraps all around in and over. Mom:  You got gotted. Boy:  Ha.  I don’t really … Continue reading

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Parenting: Getting Unstuck

June 13th 2018 Today I said this to my daughter: Me:  Sweetheart I want to talk with you about something.  You know how sometimes when you don’t like something or you get stressed, you… I don’t know a better way … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Would You Rather

Sunday, June 10th 2018 AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are at the dinner table relishing daddy’s beautiful display of fajitas. CJ: Gavin, would you rather never play on a computer again, or never play with friends? G: That’s easy.  Friends.  … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: Haitian Cake

Saturday, June 9th 2018 Leaving my gig in Cambridge at 4:40pm, I see this text from my 5pm client in Malden: “No one here yet can jennythejuggler come @5:30?” My booking manager has already replied:  “Sorry she can’t change times … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Bubbles to Tears

Tuesday, May 29th 2018   1) Zombie Nurse Parade* *(Said with deep respect.) Arriving at the hospital in the mornings, as I go in the most striking thing to me is the stream of nurses going out.  Bleary eyed, checking their … Continue reading

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Otter River Memorial Day Camping SPLOOP Style

Memorial Day Weekend 2018  @Otter River State Forest Return to editing 2018 05 25 OTTER RIVER SPLOOP CAMPING [9:03]:     V. Marino:    CJ:    Vi:   Z:    Gav:    Viv:    #SPLOOP  

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