Category Archives: nature

Class Pet: Pascal

Thursday, August 5th 2021 . So it’s my daughter’s turn to host the classroom pet until summer’s end. Pascal the Gecko promised to be low maintenance and we love animals, so it was a no brainer to agree. Some things … Continue reading

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Five Stages of Grief: Golden Retriever Edition

Tuesday, June 22nd 2021 . Golden Retriever Shocked by a Kitten occupying his bed! [2:20]: . When I sent this video to my (13 y/o) son, he wrote: “he went through the 5 stages of grief! denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance! … Continue reading

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At Rise: True

Thursday, June 3rd 2021 AT RISE: Momb is near the door trying to leave the house to for an errand with Boy. Boy is sitting at his desk wearing headphones, looking at his computer screen and tying his shoe in … Continue reading

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Supersoaking the Neighbors

May 18th 2021 . After 14 months of pandemic social *distancing,* I’m pleased as punch that the kids persuaded me to take them shopping for “Supersoakers” on this first hot day of the year. . 2021-05-18 Supersoaking the Neighbors [0:29]: … Continue reading

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Cambridge Wildlife Arts Episode 1: Cardinals!

Wednesday, April 28th 2021 What’s red and black—but sometimes peachy brown? On this first episode, meet an animal neighbor that’s easy to spot, and a local biologist, Dr. Scott V. Edwards, who knows all about it. Hosted by Jenny the … Continue reading

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Cambridge Wildlife Arts Series: Show Trailer Debut

Wednesday, April 20th 2021 . Here it is! A trailer for the wildlife show I have been hosting: OUR ANIMAL NEIGHBORS IN CAMBRIDGE – TRAILER for SERIES [1:20]: . Granted, the program is low budget, but dang! I never knew … Continue reading

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Mark Rober: The Truth About My Son

Sunday, April 18th 2021 IDK ’bout you, but I love me some Mark Rober videos. In fact, I’d bet you either; a) Already love Mark Rober too, or b) Haven’t seen him yet. (He’s a mechanical engineer with an incredible … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Favorite Acoutrement

Saturday, March 27th 2021 I keep telling him that I’m not that special, and he keeps acting wholly unconvinced. 2021-03-27 Favorite Acoutrement [0:38]: . Or honestly maybe he just thinks my neckline needs some work. 😹

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Walden Tonic

Saturday, March 20th 2021 ~ First Day of Spring . 2021-03-20 Walden Tonic [2:30]: . . . Please See: What men do for fun from r/TikTokCringe: https://www.reddit.com/r/TikTokCringe/comments/mbb6gq/what_men_do_for_fun/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3 . .

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We Needed the Tonic of Walden Ice Again

Friday, March 12th 2021 . . 2021-03-12 Walden Ice Tonic [0:52]: . . . As before, we are thoroughly impressed. . #WaldenPond #HenryDavidThoreau

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