Category Archives: parenthood

Operation Surprise Anita

Thursday, November 7th 2019 On this day, my son and I are somewhat spontaneously flying cross country to my hometown to surprise my dad but mostly my step-mom. She has a big birthday coming up (though we would never be … Continue reading

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At Rise: Look at Me

Thursday, November 7th 2019   AT RISE:  Mom is driving the rental car across the Bay Bridge to Oakland with Boy in the passenger seat. Boy:  [Stewie Style]  Mom! Hey!  Mum!  Mummy!  Mom! Mom:  [Turns to looks at Boy.] Boy:  … Continue reading

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Just My Cute Damn Daughter

Tuesday, November 5th 2019 2019-11-05 My Cute Damn Daughter [1:07]:     👩‍👧

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CircusKitchen Halloween 2019

October 31st 2019         2019-10-31 CircusKitchen Halloween 2019 [2:40]: MEANWHILE: My Mom & Sister’s Crew:   Here my niece Mary the Fairy flits by her amazing brother Miles escorting a little Pumpkin with Legs:   And from … Continue reading

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Sugar Skulls with My Sugar Boy

Friday, November 1st 2019 – Dia de los Muertos     When your Boy asks you to drive him to school so he can show you the Sugar Skull he painted in Spanish Class for Dia de los Muertos, you … Continue reading

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Halloween PSA – My Heroes

Halloween 2019 and beyond   Ooh boy… and girl…  grab your kleenexes! “My Heroes” – A Halloween PSA [2:00]:    Hell yes. ♦♥

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For: Mom, From: Boy

Tuesday, October 29th 2019   His exploits in 6th grade so far include the gardening club, where they harvest food and make delicious salads and EAT them!  Today his job was to “pull Marigolds.” “But when I saw how beautiful … Continue reading

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