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Randy Rainbow Faves

A modest collection of a few of our favorite Randy Rainbow hits, although there are so many it’s hard to choose.         And just because I happen to be writing this on the day of the Royal … Continue reading

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Keep the Lesson, Lose the Guilt

Friday, April 27th 2018 Dear Gavin: Regarding your breaking school policy today by playing a (violent) video game during free time: Now that we have talked it under and over, here are some observations: This was a poorly timed, useful … Continue reading

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A Most Progressive 10th Birthday

Wednesday, April 25th 2018   Trick Question:  What do Bernie Sanders, The Declaration of Independence and my son’s 10th Birthday have in common? Here’s the story. 1)  When I ask my son whom he would like to invite to his … Continue reading

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Animation Show of Shows

Wednesday, April 18th 2018 First stop on our April Staycation, this amazing film presentation at Coolidge Corner Theatre:  Animation Show of Shows. The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows Trailer [1:30]:   Just the theatre was extraordinary, not to mention … Continue reading

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Touchnote to Spidey-Moneyman

Wednesday April 11th 2018 Waking Up Woke (For context, see previous post.)     (And to make amazing postcards that get mailed to YOUR loved ones, see Touchnote.com!) #FWIW #Touchnote.com #WakeUpWoke ♥

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That Time Your Child Spontaneously Gives a Speech at a Political Forum

Wednesday, March 21st 2018 So I take my kids to the library to screen this documentary about the Women’s March:     I didn’t even ask if they WANTED to.  Especially in light of the fact that Gavin recently expressed … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Wrong with That

Saturday, February 17th 2018 I ask the kids if I should get rid of this t-shirt.  It’s navy blue with a flying heart on it.  I like it it but it doesn’t really fit anymore (a-hem).  They like it too, … Continue reading

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