Category Archives: nature

First Grade Progress

Saturday, May 12th 2018 After all the storm and stress of No Progress and Spaghetti, I receive this additional report from ClaraJane’s assistant teacher:   That she has been afraid to raise her hand is a topic that has bewildered … Continue reading

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Rooftop Garden Antics

Wednesday, April 18th 2018 Kendall Square, Cambridge MA Our Staycation Adventure explorations find us in a nearby Rooftop Garden. 2018-04-18 ROOFTOP GARDEN ANTICS [60 seconds]:  ♥♥ #1234  #DoubleStack

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Snowfall with Son

Thursday, February 22nd 2018 Enjoyed a lovely walk around the neighborhood with my son this evening.  At first he had wanted to get back home to play video games with friends, but in the end he said, “I’m glad I … Continue reading

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Parenting: Blam Blam Pang Pow!

Monday, February 12, 2018 – continued Him: “This is so old school and original, I love it!” Me:  Booyah baby!   After school Gavin put in a good effort trying to stay mad at me.  But bless him, he couldn’t.  I … Continue reading

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Camping: Frosty Mountain Getaway

December 27th-30th 2017, Brownsfield Maine 2017-12-30 FROST MOUNTAIN GETAWAY [5:09]:   More to say on this, but in a word: Heaven!  

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At Rise: No Bears

Wednesday December 27th 2017 AT RISE: The Four O’s are driving deep into the snowy countryside of Maine to go “camping” in a yurt. CJ:  I sure hope there aren’t any grizzly bears there! Mom:  Woah! I didn’t even think … Continue reading

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A Short Walk in the Snow

Sunday, December 10th 2017 Apparently my son had an incident where he was carrying the recycling downstairs when the paper bag ripped open and spilled its contents all over the stair well.  From what he told me it was pretty … Continue reading

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