Category Archives: love

Heart Mommy Clown

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 Out to dinner with the flam on the eve of my new hospital clown job; daughter writes me a message in her ketchup: I ♥ U And then draws a portrait: Thank you honey. ♥ !! … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: TED Talk – The Serious Business of Clown Doctoring

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 A fantastic and inspiring TED Talk originally given in New Zealand 2014. The Serious Business of Clown Doctoring | Thomas Petschner | TEDxChristchurch [13:48]:    

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Meta Mini Meow Meow

October 13th 2017 aka: Watching ‘The Lion in Your Living Room’ WITH the Lion in YOUR Living Room who is also watching ‘The Lion in Your Living Room’: Any questions, just say: “I mustache you a question!” That is all. … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Training Rounds #2

Friday, October 13th 2017   Here we go for my second training day at Boston Children’s Hospital!  Today I have the honor, joy and pleasure of following “Doctors” Mal Adjusted and Gone Golfin’. My newly joining the team causes them … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Training Rounds #1

Wednesday, October 11th 2017 On this day I was privileged to follow these two extraordinary hospital clowns on their rounds at Boston Children’s Hospital: After getting ready,               It’s time for bright lights in … Continue reading

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At Rise: A Mama Cat’s Mind

Wednesday, October 4th 2017 [At Rise:  The Oberhauser four are watching a documentary on house cats.  A mama cat is shown nursing her adorable  pile of tiny mewling kittens, to the delight of 9 year old Gavin and six year old … Continue reading

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Plumprint Books to the Rescue

September 2017   If you are a parent, then chances are you have rats nest piles of artwork scrambled around your home.  While there are plenty of crafty ways to preserve them, and technically we can take photos of them … Continue reading

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