Category Archives: patience

Look Daddy I Can Write Cursive

Friday, January 17th 2019 8!year-old, third grade ClataJane. . Bestdaddyever Look daddy I can write your name in cursive: Paul. I can write mama to: Jenny. Gavin. Ta da! love, ClaraJane . Oh my heart, child. Love you infinity amount, … Continue reading

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Political Action: Peace Rally Against War with Iran

Thursday, January 9th 2019     On this night, Dear Hubsand and I got our family over to Harvard Square to join the national protest of tRump’s escalation with Iran.  For a Thursday evening in early January –outside in 23·F … Continue reading

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Darling Daughter: Despair and Delight

Friday, January 3rd 2019 That time when Australia is burning and the illegitimate fascist Liar-in-Chief is fomenting war in the Middle East and your house is trashed and your foundations are slipping, but you are a mom and your most … Continue reading

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My Daughter’s Painted Face

For the ages. 💕 December 2019 < Mary’s 5th BDP

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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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At Rise: Patient, Hungry Boy

Saturday, December 21st 2019 At Rise: The Oberhausers are out to a fancy restaurant with cousins and Pops. The orders are in and no food has yet hit the table. Daddy: [nibbling the tiny garnish off the bamboo skewer from … Continue reading

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At Rise: SPACE HEADS

Saturday, December 21st 2019   AT RISE:  Mom is slowly waking up on Saturday morning to find herself mashed between Dear Hubsand and Dear Daughter ClaraJane. ClaraJane:  [Lying with her head propped up in her hand, whispering to herself]  Darn … Continue reading

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