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Sunday Daddy

Sunday, April 14th 2019 As Spring unclenches her fingers and my dance card remains full, DaddyLove spends Sunday with the kids on an epic Roll n’ Stroll to Boston. In addition to running into cousins (!!), the kids’ retelling featured … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: April Fools

Monday, April 1st 2019 For April Fools this year we got ALL CLOWNS ON DECK.   Instead of the usual two clowns on rounds, we had twelve. Here we are in an elevator with our photographer John stuck in there … Continue reading

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ClaraJane and Mommy Dream a Little Dream Again

Sunday, March 31st 2019 This time we get to sing for the birthday celebration of my “Russian Father” and incomparable colleague and friend, BENJAMIN ELFANT!   2019 03 31 ClaraJane & Mamma DREAM A LITTLE DREAM for Benjamin’s Birthday [3:56]: … Continue reading

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Shining Light: The Magic Flute

Sunday, March 17th 2019   Randomly for St. Patrick’s Day this year got to attend a gorgeous family-friendly presentation of The Magic Flute at Boston Symphony Hall with Boston’s Youth Symphony Orchestra.  Amazing. Here is Queen of the Night’s incomparable … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Song: FEEL THE BERN

Friday, March 15th 2019 As Bernie wraps up another spectacular campaign rally with P-E-O-P-L-E today in South Carolina, I discover my new.  Favorite.  Song. BERNIE SANDERS SONG FEEL THE BERN!!! [3:23]: #BernieSanders #TonyTig #2020 #OurRevolution Also Credit to Jordie for … Continue reading

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Tobin Winter Concert 2019

Friday, February 1st 2019 ClaraJane in 2nd Grade, Gavin (brief appearance) in 5th Grade. ClaraJane has a speaking part making an introduction; rather proud of my mini-mi emcee! Other highlights include Shake the Papaya Down and the “world debut” of the … Continue reading

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(Hospital) Clowning: Figure Skating Clown

  Kinda annoying that a figure skater on a lark is possibly a better clown than I’ll ever be.  What a wonderful find, from the 1998 World Professional Championships. Kurt Browning – Clown Figure Skating Routine [5:37]:     On a … Continue reading

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