Category Archives: mental health

Post-Insurrection Meditation Exercise

Monday, January 11th 2020 . Inspired by these words below here, on this day I signed up for an online meditation thing. . This person Dr. Amanda Kemp is someone whose black voice I’d like to tune to, and amplify … Continue reading

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A Real Live Birthday Party

Sunday, January 10th 2020 . Girlfriend got to go to a for-real party with all the girls from her class. . They played ball, roasted marshmallows and hot dogs, drank hot chocolate, hung out by a fire, ran around. All … Continue reading

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AT RISE: My Hair is Cold

Saturday, January 9th 2021 AT RISE: At home. BOY: My hair is cold. MOM: Put on a hat. BOY: [Pause.] No thanks. SCENE. .

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SPLOOP AMONG US

Saturday, January 9th 2020 . I organized something that I don’t know what it is! There is an online video game called “Among Us” that is some kind of social “whodunnit” sleuth kind of experience you can do with others. … Continue reading

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SEDITION! Aka: #FreeRandyRainbow

Friday, January 2021th . SEDITION! – A Randy Rainbow Parody [3:45]: . How enamored I am and indebted we are to Randy Rainbow for his tireless efforts trying to salvage any shreds of sanity throughout this entire “administration” from hell. … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Movie of My Life

Sunday, December 13th 2020 I’m sorry but right now this is the Best. Christmas. Movie. Of my life. Every Parent at Christmas (by The Holderness Family) [4:06]: *

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Hospital Clowning: Face at Work

Thursday, December 3rd 2020 Performing over Zoom today, practicing the craft: . 🤪

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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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Thanksgiving 2020

Thursday, November 26th 2020 . . . Zooming for Thanksgiving is about what you’d expect. Between technical challenges and standard chaos, we sign off before too long. But not before Gavin consults Bubble Wow on the best practices for how … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Basket Case

Thursday, November 26th 2020 Wherein Kitten falls away to the smell of Thanksgiving turkey and fixings emanating from Chef Paul’s kitchen. . 2020-11-26 Basket Case [0:25]: . 😹

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