Category Archives: love

Operation Surprise Anita

Thursday, November 7th 2019 On this day, my son and I are somewhat spontaneously flying cross country to my hometown to surprise my dad but mostly my step-mom. She has a big birthday coming up (though we would never be … Continue reading

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At Rise: Look at Me

Thursday, November 7th 2019   AT RISE:  Mom is driving the rental car across the Bay Bridge to Oakland with Boy in the passenger seat. Boy:  [Stewie Style]  Mom! Hey!  Mum!  Mummy!  Mom! Mom:  [Turns to looks at Boy.] Boy:  … Continue reading

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Election Day – Crazed and Confused

Tuesday, November 5th 2019 Driving my daughter to school today we pass the public park at Cambridge Common and what do I see but my new Homeless Buddies, Victor and Michael.  And because I had just picked up some new … Continue reading

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Just My Cute Damn Daughter

Tuesday, November 5th 2019 2019-11-05 My Cute Damn Daughter [1:07]:     👩‍👧

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Packages for the Homeless – “Help for Victor”

Friday, November 1st 2019 Note:  I’ve decided to chronicle my efforts at giving packages to the homeless because; 1) It’s so simple and rewarding, and 2) Maybe others will try it. See also:  https://circuskitchen.com/2019/10/22/helping-people-is-just-not-that-hard/ I brought three packages for homeless … Continue reading

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CircusKitchen Halloween 2019

October 31st 2019         2019-10-31 CircusKitchen Halloween 2019 [2:40]: MEANWHILE: My Mom & Sister’s Crew:   Here my niece Mary the Fairy flits by her amazing brother Miles escorting a little Pumpkin with Legs:   And from … Continue reading

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Sugar Skulls with My Sugar Boy

Friday, November 1st 2019 – Dia de los Muertos     When your Boy asks you to drive him to school so he can show you the Sugar Skull he painted in Spanish Class for Dia de los Muertos, you … Continue reading

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