Category Archives: learning

#IKnowYou

Monday, May 20th 2019   Some impressive responses to my call to action:     NOW we’re talking.  YES I’m roughing up some men, and without apology.  Moreover, keeping the conversation going… ♠♠♠

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At Rise: Mermaid Hair

Sunday, May 19th 2019   AT RISE:  ClaraJane is playing in the bath.  Mom is sitting on the edge of the tub, blowing bubbles all over her daughter (relishing this moment after performing gigs all weekend). Mom:  Oh, we need to … Continue reading

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TED Talk: Owning Behavior & Communication in Relationships

Thursday, May 16th 2019 Great -much needed- TED Talk! Own Your Behaviours, Master Your Communication, Determine Your Success | Louise Evans | TEDxGenova [18:17]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q22WAUnpPs Apparently I spend hella time in that “Red Chair.” I like the 3rd-5th ones much … Continue reading

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Before & After School Kids

Wednesday, May 15th 2019 ClaraJane rollerskates around friends at the morning bus stop:   After school, Gavin reads while ClaraJane works on Shrinky-Dink jewelry (in rollerskates):                     Gavin tries to convince … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Skin is IN @BCH!

March/April 13th 2019 On rounds with Doc Skeeter on March 13th, we encounter a bunch of Dermatology Nurses who ask us to help with a promo video as a part of a nation-wide awareness campaign for their specialty. When I … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler & Hospital Clowning: A Tale of Two Birthdays

Monday, April 29th 2019 On Sunday I perform as Jenny the Juggler a birthday party for a one year old baby girl in a restaurant banquet room rented out by the  family.  Over the dance floor a huge rainbow of … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Party in the Party Room

Monday, April 29th 2019 Our very first visit this morning, we knock on the door, peek in and Dr. Dazzle says, “Is this the party room?”  Five year old Asa is snuggling in bed with Daddy until she bolts upright … Continue reading

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