Category Archives: making art

MNOOKM Party

Saturday, November 28th 2020 MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney. It wasn’t a party per se, it just feels like one every time we get these cousins together. . 2020-11-28 MNOOKM Party [0:44]: . And it’s a comfort to … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Cookie Day

Wednesday, November 25th 2020 Today is holiday cookie baking day in my daughter’s class. The teacher and all the kids are a joyful cacophony together from their respective kitchens on Google meet, and even Big Brother jumps in on the … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: COVID Safety Tips with Drs. Mal & Be Bopper!

November 24th 2020 Hot off the press, here are two safety videos with Dr. Mal Adjusted & Dr. Be Bopper: . Social distancing and masking: Tips from Dr. Mal Adjusted and Dr. Be Bopper [1:59]: . COVID-19 hygiene: Tips from … Continue reading

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Fun with ClaraJane: Adventures in Hair

Tuesday, November 17th 2020 . In “celebration” of ClaraJane “catching up” to her 4th Grade distance learning schoolwork this fall, we fulfill her long-standing wish to dye her hair. . 2020-11-17 CJ’S Hair Adventure [1:13]: . . . Voila. *

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Hospital Clowning: 25th Anniversary of the Laughter League!

Monday, November 16th 2020 The Laughter League (formerly Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit) has been performing in Boston Children’s Hospital now for 25 years! Today we celebrate with an online extravaganza featuring the whole team and lots of amazing … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Clown Dogs

Friday, November 6th 2020 Join us as Dr. Sweetpea, Dr. Be Bopper and special guest star Dr. CJ share their vast knowledge about DOGS! . 2020-11-06 Drs. Sweetpea & Be Bopper & DOGS [4:04]: . #LaughterLeague #BostonChildrensHospital #PawPrints #Dogs *

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Girl Makes Way for Piano

Monday, November 2nd 2020 Preparing the new Music Corner! . . Special thanks to my sister Amanda for helping make this painting possible! 💕 . . . And finally, time for the reveal. [To be continued…] 🎵

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Girl Meets Piano

Sunday, November 1st 2020 AT RISE: It is late morning Sunday, the ‘rents are out -sans enfants– for a much anticipated matin a Cheteau CostCo. Him: Remember if you feel overwhelmed, it’s okay to pull over into a side aisle … Continue reading

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Say Cheese, Cat

Sunday, November 1st 2020 A photo session of a photo session. It’s very high brow art and meta. Don’t worry if you don’t understand it. 2020-11-01 Say Cheese Cat [0:47]: . . . . *

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CircusKitchen Halloween 2020

Saturday, October 31st 2020 For a holiday during this pandemic, we could have done worse. . 2020-10-31 CircusKitchen Halloween 2020 [2:14]: . . Earlier in the day we even had CJ’s “Greedy Monster” friends over for a little outdoor gathering … Continue reading

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