Category Archives: making art

At Rise: Go Create

Tuesday, July 10th 2018 Part of our kids’ “Non-School Morning Routine” includes the directive to “GO CREATE!” AT RISE:   The two kids come up to mommy working at the computer at the dining room table. Gavin:  Um Mamma?  For “Go … Continue reading

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To Circus Camp with Gavin

Sunday, June 24th 2018 Also Cousin Dawson’s second day with us! 2018-06-24 TO CIRCUS CAMP WITH GAVIN [1:36]:   ♥♥♥♥♥

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Randy Rainbow to the Rescue Again

June 21st 2018 Since there is absolutely no way to summarize everything that is going on, let us worship at the comedic altar of Randy Rainbow’s perfectly appropriate eloquence: WTF YOU GUYS – Randy Rainbow Song Parody (NSFW) [4:21]:   … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Family Separation

Tuesday, June 19th 2018   Dr. Bafu is so wonderful to know and to work with.  Sometimes he is so funny and I am doing practically nothing as I observe the scene.  Fortunately I am learning to relax and have … Continue reading

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Parenting: Getting Unstuck

June 13th 2018 Today I said this to my daughter: Me:  Sweetheart I want to talk with you about something.  You know how sometimes when you don’t like something or you get stressed, you… I don’t know a better way … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: Haitian Cake

Saturday, June 9th 2018 Leaving my gig in Cambridge at 4:40pm, I see this text from my 5pm client in Malden: “No one here yet can jennythejuggler come @5:30?” My booking manager has already replied:  “Sorry she can’t change times … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Bubbles to Tears

Tuesday, May 29th 2018   1) Zombie Nurse Parade* *(Said with deep respect.) Arriving at the hospital in the mornings, as I go in the most striking thing to me is the stream of nurses going out.  Bleary eyed, checking their … Continue reading

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