Category Archives: making art

At Rise: Girls Are Smart

Wednesday, April 25th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom, 9 y/o Gavin and 6 y/o ClaraJane are in the kids’ bedroom getting dressed for school. ClaraJane:  “Girls are smart, girls are wise, girls have the power for the prize.” Gavin:  Wait, … Continue reading

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Staycation Staycation

Monday April 23rd 2018   I think the key ingredient to our April Staycation is that we THOUGHT we would go somewhere.  (As in the past.)  Anywhere around really, to get out from messing up the house, driving each other … Continue reading

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Rooftop Garden Antics

Wednesday, April 18th 2018 Kendall Square, Cambridge MA Our Staycation Adventure explorations find us in a nearby Rooftop Garden. 2018-04-18 ROOFTOP GARDEN ANTICS [60 seconds]:  ♥♥ #1234  #DoubleStack

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Conversation with (Magic) Child

July 2015 / April 2018 2015-07-10 CLARAJANE’S GROWNUP CONVERSATION [51 seconds]:    I have posted this one before, but now I both reduced the background noise and added captions.  I have also gained enough insight about children’s brain development to … Continue reading

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Tobin Art Show 2018

Friday, April 13th 2018 2018-04-13 TOBIN MONTESSORI ART SHOW [90seconds]:     “CONFUZLED” by Gavin:                                  Apparently this part is not “the green blob with … Continue reading

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At Rise: My Other, Like, Daughter

Wednesday, April 11th 2018 AT RISE:  The Oberhauser four are in the car arriving home in the afternoon. Daddy:  OK who’s ready to go to ClaraJane’s clarinet recital tonight at the high school? Mom:  Beg your pardon? Dad:   ClaraJane has … Continue reading

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Touchnote to Spidey-Moneyman

Wednesday April 11th 2018 Waking Up Woke (For context, see previous post.)     (And to make amazing postcards that get mailed to YOUR loved ones, see!) #FWIW #WakeUpWoke ♥

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