Category Archives: making art

At Rise: Name Your Parts

Thursday, January 17th 2019     AT RISE:  Jennifer comes home and goes in the kitchen to say hi to Paul quickly before tucking-in the kids waiting in their beds. Wahf:  Did you see your sister’s post on Facebook? Hubsand:  … Continue reading

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Ultimate Survival Zombie Tank by Gavin

2019-01-11 A little something Gavin cooked up at school in between regular 5th Grade schoolwork: When the Zombie Apocalypse comes, I call first dibs on surviving with Gavin! ♥    

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Just When I Think I Could Not Possibly Love This Goddess Right Here Any More…

Friday, January 4th 2018   It is not news that small-minded, cowardly men are afraid of self-empowered, fully expressed, intelligent women.  So it is not entirely surprising that the GOP finds so much time to attack and troll Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez … Continue reading

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Victory Lap Nerd Time: Blogging About Blogging

January 1st 2018 Spoiler alert:  Super nerd time here! Happy New Year to me.  I have finally done it; I have more or less blogged recent events up to present in near real-time. Being obsessed with photos, videos and documentation … Continue reading

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Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway 2018

December 27th -30th 2018 We did it again.  Escaped to some beautifully frosted mountain woods in Maine.   #OhThePrivileges! 2018-12-28 Frost Mountain Yurt Getaway [2:43]:             See also:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/frost-mountain-sledding/ And:  https://circuskitchen.com/2018/12/28/elegant-hubsand-a-haiku/       #BlessingsInnumerable! … Continue reading

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At Rise: You Call That a Poem?

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  ClaraJane rollerskates into the bedroom to talk to mom, who is up in bed on the laptop. ClaraJane:  Mom, you know those poems you wrote?  Like, “Bathroom door.  Bathroom door?…” Mom:   About all … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cousin Fest 2018

Saturday, December 22nd 2018 The tradition continues! Rowan’s First Gingerbread Cousin Fest – 2018 [2:24]: Thanks Elizabeth!!!

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