Category Archives: learning

Hospital Clowning: Make Me Laugh

Monday, April 29th 2019 Passing through the lobby on our way to rounds, Dr. Dazzle and I encounter a boy who plants his feet firmly, crosses his arms and says daringly, “Make me laugh!” Game. On. “Alright then,” I say, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Konmari Fan Piece to Date

Thursday, April 25th 2019 Although I haven’t taken the leap to actually APPLY Marie Kondo’s Method to my home in its totality, I remain inspired and influenced nonetheless.   And I love to see what other people can accomplish using The … Continue reading

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One Time at Science Fair

Tuesday, April 16th 2019   I am out performing shows again when Daddy texts me from MIT.  He and the kids have found their way to another Science Fair event.  Awesome! Then I get this: NOT AWESOME.   In that … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: Marathon Monday Sanity Check

Monday, April 15th 2019   Here are seven Sacred & Mundane minutes of a tired solo juggler trying to both feel less alone AND find her venue: 2019-04-15 JTJ’s MARATHON SANITY CHECK on FB LIVE [7:08]:   And thanks to … Continue reading

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2019 Cambridge Science Festival

Saturday, April 13th 2019 As I scatter myself to the winds North of Boston today, look where DaddyLove remembered to bring the children; the incomparable Cambridge Science Festival. So awesome! Finally, time to head home: Thanks (so much!) DLove. ❤️ … Continue reading

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Running Away with the Big Apple Circus

Thursday, April 11th 2019   My kids have asked me to “not get any more jobs.”  But the Big Apple Circus is in town, so alas I must!   A few of us have been lucky enough to perform with this … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: City of the Unicorn

Thursday, April 4th 2019 So this amazing child, 🌈 Reem 🦄, wrote this song, City of the Unicorn.  And through the wonderful work of the Boston Children’s Hospital Child Life Specialists, Music Therapists, her medical team, the technicians from our in-house Seacrest … Continue reading

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