Category Archives: learning

CircusKitchen Oberhauser Four

January 2021 I’ve been meaning for ages to make a post for collecting the pix of all four of us. Y’know, cuz flamly is everything. Today I will start imperfectly with just ONE. . More to come. (o:

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Meal Abandoned: A Poem

Saturday, January 16th 2020 . Meal Abandoned Meal. Abandoned. Alas. And alack! I ate chew. N I ain’t comin’ back. ~Anonymous? . *

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Post-Insurrection Meditation Exercise

Monday, January 11th 2020 . Inspired by these words below here, on this day I signed up for an online meditation thing. . This person Dr. Amanda Kemp is someone whose black voice I’d like to tune to, and amplify … Continue reading

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AT RISE: My Hair is Cold

Saturday, January 9th 2021 AT RISE: At home. BOY: My hair is cold. MOM: Put on a hat. BOY: [Pause.] No thanks. SCENE. .

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SPLOOP AMONG US

Saturday, January 9th 2020 . I organized something that I don’t know what it is! There is an online video game called “Among Us” that is some kind of social “whodunnit” sleuth kind of experience you can do with others. … Continue reading

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At Rise: Home School Helper

Thursday, December 17th 2020 AT RISE: CJ is at her Distance Learning school desk at home, starting to type on her Chromebook. Mom is sitting next to her. MOM: OK, are you all set? CJ: Mm-hmm. MOM: Do you need … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Face at Work

Thursday, December 3rd 2020 Performing over Zoom today, practicing the craft: . 🤪

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MNOOKM Party

Saturday, November 28th 2020 MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney. It wasn’t a party per se, it just feels like one every time we get these cousins together. . 2020-11-28 MNOOKM Party [0:44]: . And it’s a comfort to … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Cookie Day

Wednesday, November 25th 2020 Today is holiday cookie baking day in my daughter’s class. The teacher and all the kids are a joyful cacophony together from their respective kitchens on Google meet, and even Big Brother jumps in on the … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: COVID Safety Tips with Drs. Mal & Be Bopper!

November 24th 2020 Hot off the press, here are two safety videos with Dr. Mal Adjusted & Dr. Be Bopper: . Social distancing and masking: Tips from Dr. Mal Adjusted and Dr. Be Bopper [1:59]: . COVID-19 hygiene: Tips from … Continue reading

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