Category Archives: nature

At Rise: I Know That

Thursday, January 9th 2019 ~8:30pm   AT RISE:  It is bedtime.   Mom and ClaraJane are snuggling in (ClaraJane’s) bed. M:  [Lifts head off pillow and kisses CJ’s juicy cheek a *bunch* of times.   CJ is nearly asleep and does not … Continue reading

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Camping: Frost Mountainview Yurt ~ December 2019

December 27-30th 2019 2019-12-30 Frost Mountainview Yurt Camping [5:12]: https://youtu.be/gmlvY5_kVEk . Drawing, Charading, Reading ,and Whittling . Mom tries to get her face together . Sledding forward imperfectly . Ukeoke by an open fire . Let it snow… . 🎼Bacon … Continue reading

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At Rise: Who Dunnit

Sunday, December 29th 2019 AT RISE: All is quiet in the yurt where The Oberhauser Four are beginning to stir. The morning sun is glinting off the tops of the winter trees visible through the skylight above. Suddenly the peace … Continue reading

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Packing the Winter Clothes

Thursday, December 26th 2019 Prepping for our annual retreat to a winter yurt in Maine, I collect the winter clothes into a pile with one particular peculiarity: Aw, kitty kitty. ☃️

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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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OBERHAUSER STORYTIME with Grandpa Paul 2019

November 29th 2019   Lordy the man can talk.  Does he have some good stories though! So go on; empty your bladder, grab a snack and get comfy ‘cuz this is gonna take a while.       *    … Continue reading

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Yoga Suggestions for GrownUp Babies Like Me

Some offerings to perhaps help coax someone (I don’t know who)… onto the mat for a change: For “Reducing Anxiety:”   “Hip Openers:”     For “Back Health:”   For “Hip Flexors:”    Hmm… ♥

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