Category Archives: patience

Gavin’s First 2019 Fall Ball Outing

Sunday, September 28th 2019   Now that Fall is underway and I finally remember to sign him up, Boy had his first “Fall Ball” outing today.  When he showed up for the Blue Team, the Maroon Team didn’t have enough … Continue reading

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“How Was Your Sunday?”

Sunday, September 29th 2019 For 13 years now it has been my privilege to face paint for the Allston Village Street Fair in Boston, MA.  This year I was able to make this video slideshow from it.  At the risk of … Continue reading

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Greta Greta Greta and the Climate Strike

9/20/2019

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AT RISE: Solve EVERYTHING – aka: Boy Misses Bus Part Deux

Monday, September 16th 2019 (See  Missing the Bus… and Other Parenting Negotiations).   To Wit: ONCE IS  A FLUKE TWICE IS A PATTERN THREE TIMES IS A PROBLEM AT RISE:  Mom is driving Boy to school after missing the bus a second … Continue reading

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Mommy Daughter Date

Friday, September 13th 2019 “This is so fun Mom, thank you!  More fun tahn an amusement park,” she says, stroking my face again…   2019-09-13 Mommy Daughter Date [0:36]:   The best moments are STILL off camera. There is no … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Trouble Walking

Thursday, September 12th 2019   I am following Dr. Mal as we enter a waiting room at Boston Children’s Hospital, but we immediately start disputing who was supposed to go first.  After a bit of clown bickering, we ask the … Continue reading

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Missing the Bus… and Other Parenting Negotiations

Monday, September 9th 2019   On this day. Boy missed the bus. It was such a pleasure to help soothe his nerves and assure him that we ALL miss the bus sometimes!  And at the risk of rewarding the behavior … Continue reading

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