Category Archives: juggling

Hospital Clowning: 25th Anniversary of the Laughter League!

Monday, November 16th 2020 The Laughter League (formerly Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit) has been performing in Boston Children’s Hospital now for 25 years! Today we celebrate with an online extravaganza featuring the whole team and lots of amazing … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: CircusKitchen Recess

Thursday, October 22nd 2020 Here is Gavin doing self-directed exercise at home for “Gym” today. OK I might have directed a little bit, but huzzah! he can juggle on the rolla bolla. Until he needs to go to the bathroom … Continue reading

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Jenny the Juggler on Boston Public Radio (re: Pandemic Stimulus)

Friday, October 16th 2020 On this day I allowed my attention to drift from the Home School long enough to call into my favorite radio show to check in with hosts Margery Egan and Jim Braude to opine about both … Continue reading

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Jenny the Juggler Biography – “Question of Self”

◊◊ April 2010 ◊◊    A portrait -on 16mm black & white film- of how my career began. This was a senior project of my friend Ben Cassou, a film major at Boston University. He got an “A.”  (o:   … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: TEAM COMPILATION VIDEO – “Why Hurry?”

Saturday, May 16th 2020 Check out my team gettin’ gussied up for “work!” Kudos to Joyka aka: Dr. Sweetpea for putting dreamwork in the teamwork for this! Such a fun compilation video of some of my favorite clowns. . Why … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Laughter League Virtual Visit to Gavin & ClaraJane

Thursday, April 16th 2020 My hospital clowning team has been busy during this pandemic cultivating the ability to visit patients virtually.  We of course need some test kids so look who stopped by our Homeschool!   2020-04-16 Laughter League Online … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Good God Friday

Good God Friday, April 10th 2020   Today we enjoy a reprieve in the onslaught of materials from the schools long enough to assess where the hell we are, what’s going on, what we have missed, and what we’re gonna … Continue reading

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GLOYO Tracks

March 2020 A couple (royalty free) tracks for Gavin: 1) 2020-03 GLO Yo-yo – Your Gain [2:50]: . 2) 2020-03 GLO Yo-yo – I’m Back [2:22]: .  

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Take Your Daughter to Work Juggler Style

Wednesday, February 19th 2020 . OK I can die happy. I don’t want to bragg or be immodest but I must share what happened to me today because I imagine it is something few parents get to experience. So I … 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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