Category Archives: making art

Hospital Clowning: Seven Discoveries

Thursday,  February 15th 2018 1)  Therapy Dogs One of the hazards of hospital clowning is crossing paths with therapy dogs.  I say ‘hazard’ because I love animals so much and when I ran into Cooper today I came unglued.  Look at … Continue reading

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Cartoons by Gavin: Episode 4

Feb 10, 2018 1) Because I frequently say how I wish I understood basic electrical engineering: 2) Another cartoon mom: 3) Another take on parenting (ahem): 4) One answer for bad press he’s read: 5) Yes, meow. Keep creating buddy! … Continue reading

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Parenting: Boost Executive Function with Hand Clapping Games

February 7th 2018 OK so I’m taking a parenting class called Mind Matters, compliments of Harvard University and the Cambridge Public School District.  (#Blessings.) Thanks to workshops and novice research in the past, I have come to understand Executive Functioning … Continue reading

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Cartoons by Gavin: Episode 3

Monday, February 5th 2018   [In case you don’t know the reference, it is here at 2:05:]     A smidge of politics:        

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Performing Life: Kids Night Balloon Jam

Monday, February 5th 2018 2018-02-05 BALLOON JAM VIDEO [29 seconds]:    Mamma mia.  Every Monday night I provide face painting and balloon animals for Kids Night at a Pizzeria near Boston.  This night was off the hook because the local … Continue reading

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Cartoons by Gavin: Episode 2

Friday, February 2nd 2018 After showing me his latest cartoon today,   …he also let me peruse his notebook in which I also found the following: Gavin’s Drawing Journal                    

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Cartoons by Gavin

2018:                 More to come…

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