Category Archives: Mindfulness

Quarantine UkeOke #67 – My Darling Child

Tuesday, May 19th 2020 – Quarantine Day #67   .         . Song:  My Darling Child By:  Sinead O’Connor .       2020-05-19 Quarantine UkeOke #67 – My Darling Child [5:54]: .   ♥

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Quarantine UkeOke #63 – Oh What A Beautiful Morning

Friday, May 15th 2020 – Quarantine Day #63 .       . Song:  Oh What A Beautiful Morning By: Irving Berlin (OKLAHOMA)   .   2020-05-13 Quarantine UkeOke #61 – Oh What A Beautiful Morning [6:59]:   #Fail lol! … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke #39 – The Covid Quarantine Blues

Tuesday, April 21st 2020 – Quarantine Day #39   .           Song:  The Covid Quarantine Blues By:  Social Media feat. Existential Dread    . 2020-04-21 Quarantine UkeOke #39 – The Covid Quarantine Blues [1:30]:  . ♥

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Homeschool Headmistress: Good God Friday

Good God Friday, April 10th 2020   Today we enjoy a reprieve in the onslaught of materials from the schools long enough to assess where the hell we are, what’s going on, what we have missed, and what we’re gonna … Continue reading

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Corona Fun Times Three

Monday, March 16th 2020 . For our first day of spontaneous homeschooling, we analyzed these three media pieces during lunch.  I only share them here because they are (hilarious and) utterly worth it. L@@K! 1)  Honest Government Ad | Coronavirus: Flatten … Continue reading

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2020 Atlanta Juggling Festival Trip in GIFs

February 7-8-9 2020 THANK YOU ATLANTA GROUNDHOG JUGGLING FESTIVAL: Where legends and novices are equals in the Art of Play! . 1) Anticipation . 2)  Finally there! . 3)  Gavin’s first unicycle lesson, courtesy of Jonathan Perry . 4)  Lucy … Continue reading

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While I’ve Been Away

Friday, January 17th – Friday, January 24th So here I am at a medical clown conference in Dallas, Texas, away from my precious flamly for eight days this week, and it is my daughter –with Daddy’s help– who is heart-beating … Continue reading

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Crystal Science with ClaraJane

Thursday, December 26th 2019 Having been born a couple hours after Christmas, my birthday is always nothing if not post-apocalyptic. Today is no exception. However, as the boys slept in, my daughter made me coffee and invited me to assist … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Solve EVERYTHING – aka: Boy Misses Bus Part Deux

Monday, September 16th 2019 (See  Missing the Bus… and Other Parenting Negotiations).   To Wit: ONCE IS  A FLUKE TWICE IS A PATTERN THREE TIMES IS A PROBLEM AT RISE:  Mom is driving Boy to school after missing the bus a second … Continue reading

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The Story of the Chinese Farmer

A timeless, and arguably priceless, tale, FWIW.   The Story of the Chinese Farmer [2:02]:   ♦

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