Category Archives: parenthood

At Rise: Very Stupid

Saturday, November 10th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom is snuggling the children to bed in dark, peaceful, cozy quietude. All:  [Quiet & peaceful.] Mom:  Oh!  you guys;  [Pause.]  *Pffffft.*  [Fart noise.] ClaraJane:  Mom, du-uh!  We know that.  You’ve said that … Continue reading

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Frank’s with Pops & Zachary

Friday, November 9th 2018 Lucky us; dinner with Pops!     OMG these two cousins:   ClaraJane was a bit of a hot mess this evening.  As a calming effort Gavin offered to braid her hair.   To be honest I … Continue reading

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Voting Day 2018

Election Day – Tuesday, November 6th 2018 Voting Day itself was so enjoyable this year.  For a split second We-the-Constituents get to put our hands on the steering wheel.  It reminded me of July 2016 when I was filled with … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Laughter League Teaser Video

Friday, November 2nd 2018 Was last night a dream? Laughter League Live was truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience last night… until we do it again NEXT TIME. In the meantime, here is the two minute “Teaser” video showcasing our work in … Continue reading

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Inmanween Creatures

Friday, October 26th 2018 2018-10-26 Inmanween Creatures [1:06]: ClaraJane as Harley Quinn Gavin Trick-or-Treats AND shop at the hardware store. Gavin is officially taller than the babysitter, ❤️Julia❤️. Moreover, Mom&Dad went OUT later thanks to ❤️Julia❤️. Also, our cat can … Continue reading

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At Rise: No Offense Mom

Monday, October 22nd 2018   At Rise:  Mom is answering Gavin’s question about reincarnation as espoused by the Hindu Religion Uncle Rob followed for decades. Mom:  So they believe that each lifetime is for the purpose of working through issues.  … Continue reading

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Arkansas Journey – Day One & Two

October 18-19, 2018 2018-10-18 Arkansas Journey -Day One [1:37]: 2018-10-19 Arkansas Journey – Day Two [3:09]:

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