Category Archives: Hospital Clowning

Hospital Clowning: Good Night Lights

Thursday, January 31st 2019 As I head to HASBRO Children’s Hospital in Providence RI today, I wanted to share this piece about a most wonderful tradition there.  See! How The City Of Providence Comforts Sick Children [2:03]:    More about … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Touchdown Dance

January 30th 2019   In light of the upcoming Superbowl between New England Patriots and LA Rams, Boston Children’s Hospital created a touchdown dance challenge in this one-minute video featuring two of my team mates, Dr. Bafu & Doc Skeeter.  Personally I couldn’t … Continue reading

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(Hospital) Clowning: Figure Skating Clown

  Kinda annoying that a figure skater on a lark is possibly a better clown than I’ll ever be.  What a wonderful find, from the 1998 World Professional Championships. Kurt Browning – Clown Figure Skating Routine [5:37]:     On a … Continue reading

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Traveling at the Speed of Canoe

Thursday, January 24th 2019   As I write, I am in Boston (Cambridge MA), between conferences, needing to unpack from Atlanta last weekend so I can go back to Atlanta this weekend. I once heard a proverb about how the soul … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: 2nd Annual Meeting of the Noses

January 2019 So much to say and share about the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Noses medical clown convention, hosted in Atlanta this year by Humorology Atlanta (Ha!).  It may well take an indefinite amount of time. For now here’s … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Salaam

Wednesday, January 16th 2019 Because we encounter so many Arabic speaking families, I went to the hospital’s family center today to ask a liaison how to say basic greetings in Arabic.   Here they are (phonetically): HELLO:  Marshaba  GREETING OF PEACE:  … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Mom, FUN!

Tuesday, January 15th 2019   We poke our heads in the door of six year old Weston and his mom gives a thoughtful look and tells us her son had just said to her, “Mom.  FUN!”  as he hadn’t had … Continue reading

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