Category Archives: marriage

New iPhone Sample Movie

Monday, November 13th 2017 Yesterday my phone took a swan dive to its final demise. I seem particularly talented at dropping and breaking cell phones. Especially for a juggler. Determined to get proper protection this time, I hauled off to … Continue reading

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Flamly Hubsand

Sunday, November 12th 2017 I awake this Sunday morning to find Dear Hubsand GONE.  I was alarmed because I have a gig in a few hours but I know he’ll be back in time to be bitten by our Ankle … Continue reading

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At Rise: Best Phone Call Ever

Thursday, November 2nd 2017   AT RISE:  Driving kids to school, Mom is telling story of how once B.K. (Before Kids),  Mom & Dad were finishing up a wonderful date sailing on the Charles River when they discovered their cell … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Hotel Room-to-Myself Day

Wednesday, March 8th 2017   Last night I returned home to find a gift from my mom, and my boy wandering out of bed past bedtime.  Also his father whom I immediately locked onto for guidance I needed about a … Continue reading

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At Rise: Another Word

Thurs., Feb 23rd 2017 At Rise:  The O’s are driving in the car. MOM:  They should have another word that’s not just for when you’re angry from not having enough access to food. GIRL IN BACKSEAT (5 y/o): HANGRY! MOM:  … Continue reading

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DaddyLove Hubsand – Ice Skating Edition

Monday, February 6th 2017 DLove surprised us after school today by suddenly taking us ICE SKATING. I am struck by the contrast to the man I was married to a few years back who was reeling from chemo and whose … Continue reading

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CircusKitchen 2017: Aspirations

January 2017 An index of aspirations inspired by 2017 (posted for reference here so I can find them). 1)  Screen & review documentary/historical movie ~monthly. e.g.: IN THEATRES:  Hidden Figures, Allegience, Screenagers*  *(just got tix!!!)  OLIVER STONE: Untold History of the U.S. KEN … Continue reading

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