Category Archives: Mindfulness

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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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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