Category Archives: money

About Gavin – School Application Style

January 2019 Sadly nervous about the state of the junior high to which Gavin would otherwise transition next year, we are throwing our hat in at least ONE other spectacular option for schooling, in spite of a price tag well … Continue reading

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Why I Love Fayerweather Street School

January 11th 2019 On this day I was blessed to receive a personalized tour of a most wondrous nearby educational institution the Fayerweather Street School in Cambridge. Here are things I LOVE about it. CORE VALUES: #1: Culture steeped in SOCIAL … Continue reading

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Ayanna Pressley Rises: Her First One-Minute Speech on the House Floor

January 8th 2018 *My* U.S. Representative in Congress, Ayanna Pressley of the 7th Congressional District of Massachusetts, delivered her first speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in response to the ongoing government shutdown.  It took only … Continue reading

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CJ Sez: Moma! You Ow Me 10$!

Sunday, January 6th 2018     Never anticipated parenting to feel like a part time hostage situation.  But yes I did what she said.  In fact I offered her a $20 for her $10 plus ten 1’s and she accepted … Continue reading

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#116th Congress for the Record

Friday, January 4th 2018   When Gavin read this he said, “Wait! No. It’s actually 43 out of 45.”  I waited to be elucidated by his historical insight.   He explained, “The current president isn’t white, he’s orange.” Be that as … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the New Congress!

Friday, January 4th 2018   Yesterday marked the first day of the new U.S. Congress, wherein an historic number of women and progressives and minorities were sworn in!                         … Continue reading

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Victory Lap Nerd Time: Blogging About Blogging

January 1st 2018 Spoiler alert:  Super nerd time here! Happy New Year to me.  I have finally done it; I have more or less blogged recent events up to present in near real-time. Being obsessed with photos, videos and documentation … Continue reading

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