Category Archives: history

The Pineapple Project

Tuesday, February 17th 2020 Had the privilege of bringing the kids to a library show of a colleague/friend, Mal, who performs “The Pineapple Project” with a co-creator & performer. It’s about two children playing together and navigating their gender roles. … Continue reading

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2020 Atlanta Juggling Festival Trip in GIFs

February 7-8-9 2020 THANK YOU ATLANTA GROUNDHOG JUGGLING FESTIVAL: Where legends and novices are equals in the Art of Play! . 1) Anticipation . 2)  Finally there! . 3)  Gavin’s first unicycle lesson, courtesy of Jonathan Perry . 4)  Lucy … Continue reading

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Skyline: OMG Wait, What? Eek and… Farewell

February 1st 2020 . Today is the day my parents evacuate my childhood home, in “Oakland,” California. Except it was never “Oakland.”  To me it’s “Secret Magic Unicorn Oakland.” It’s not the Oakland you think about, or even one that … Continue reading

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Political Action: Peace Rally Against War with Iran

Thursday, January 9th 2019     On this night, Dear Hubsand and I got our family over to Harvard Square to join the national protest of tRump’s escalation with Iran.  For a Thursday evening in early January –outside in 23·F … Continue reading

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December 18th 2019 @8:36pm

Wednesday, December 18th 2019 My phone’s home screen:   ♠

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OBERHAUSER STORYTIME with Grandpa Paul 2019

November 29th 2019   Lordy the man can talk.  Does he have some good stories though! So go on; empty your bladder, grab a snack and get comfy ‘cuz this is gonna take a while.       *    … Continue reading

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Cascade of Health Care Bills – A Tiny Tale of Bureaucratic Nonsense, Grit, Gratitude and Plain Luck

Friday, November 22nd 2019   This afternoon I get another surprise: 19 identical envelopes in my mailbox.   Medical bills.  Each for $25. This is bullshit.  Miraculously I have some time so I start ripping them open.  They are for doctor … Continue reading

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