Category Archives: nature

CJ’s Valentine Tour

Sunday, February 14th 2021 . One advantage about losing all your work to the pandemic is more time for the kids. On this day we manage to drive our daughter around town to bring Valentines to a few friends. . … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Domestic Sports

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . So what if I should be embarrassed by how much of the day is spent looking at our cats and making up dumb stuff about them. What can I say; it’s CircusKitchen Quarantine. . . … Continue reading

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A Tail of Three Kitties

Monday, February 8th 2021 . My Monday Morning. Aka; “Getting Up Is Hard To Do.” . My bed runneth over.

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Puppy Gets Mad at Hiccups

February 6th 2021 . What a treat to get emails with content like this from your own child. Dog gets angry at his own hiccups [0:17]: .

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Hospital Clowning: A Tribute to Beards with Dick Monday

January 2021 This may be among the greatest work by our illustrious Laughter League director, Dick Monday. Probably my favorite anyway. . A Tribute to Beards [4:33]: .

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A New England January Sky

Sunday, January 31st 2021 . For Manmeat: With love, ~NATCPW . 2021-01-31 A New England January Sky [0:56]: . *

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MNOOKM Party

Saturday, November 28th 2020 MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney. It wasn’t a party per se, it just feels like one every time we get these cousins together. . 2020-11-28 MNOOKM Party [0:44]: . And it’s a comfort to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2020

Thursday, November 26th 2020 . . . Zooming for Thanksgiving is about what you’d expect. Between technical challenges and standard chaos, we sign off before too long. But not before Gavin consults Bubble Wow on the best practices for how … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Clown Dogs

Friday, November 6th 2020 Join us as Dr. Sweetpea, Dr. Be Bopper and special guest star Dr. CJ share their vast knowledge about DOGS! . 2020-11-06 Drs. Sweetpea & Be Bopper & DOGS [4:04]: . #LaughterLeague #BostonChildrensHospital #PawPrints #Dogs *

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Girl Meets Piano

Sunday, November 1st 2020 AT RISE: It is late morning Sunday, the ‘rents are out -sans enfants– for a much anticipated matin a Cheteau CostCo. Him: Remember if you feel overwhelmed, it’s okay to pull over into a side aisle … Continue reading

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