Category Archives: history

CJ’s Valentine Tour

Sunday, February 14th 2021 . One advantage about losing all your work to the pandemic is more time for the kids. On this day we manage to drive our daughter around town to bring Valentines to a few friends. . … Continue reading

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You Don’t *Censure* People for Inciting Insurrection that Kills

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . McConnell: ‘That guy whose acquittal I just orchestrated is guilty as hell!’ Pelosi: .

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ClaraJane Cooking Cookies with Her Class

Friday, February 12th 2021 . . Today marks the third time ClaraJane’s 4th + 5th grade class has made cookies “together.” . The recipe is “Jam Ribbon Cookies,” although CJ made hers with chocolate. Here it is: COOKIE INGREDIENTS: 1/2C … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Dispatches From a Friday

Friday, February 12th 2021 1) A moment of food-inspired joy for my son who is having an otherwise stressful morning in class; and not because he has a towel on his head. He showered and washed his hair this morning … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Banana Bread

Tuesday, February 9th 2021 . On this (first ever second presidential impeachment) day, I managed to make banana bread for my Distance Learners. . . This is about all I’m good for, in terms of proctoring L’Ecole a la Maison; … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: A Tribute to Beards with Dick Monday

January 2021 This may be among the greatest work by our illustrious Laughter League director, Dick Monday. Probably my favorite anyway. . A Tribute to Beards [4:33]: .

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Un-Installing tRump

Wednesday, January 20th 2020: Biden-Harris Inauguration Day . . For realz, this is what I woke up to today: . . Pinching myself. And saying; “BYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!” 👋

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400 Lights, 400,000 Lives

Tuesday, January 19th 2020 Biden-Harris Inaguration Eve . . I was unprepared for such a display of dignity, class, caring, recognition, commemoration, grief, honor, hope, beauty… and determination. *

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Farewell Trump Love Randy Rainbow

Tuesday, January 19th 2020 . I normally dislike anything with his name in it, but when in the form of a heartfelt farewell it doesn’t feel so bad. “SEASONS” OF tRUMP – A Randy Rainbow Song Parody [3:41]: . Randy … Continue reading

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Melania Has a Song In Her Heart

Tuesday, January 19th 2021 – Inauguration Evening . With A Song In Her Heart, Melania Trump Returns To New York [9:51]: . *

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