Category Archives: patience

Hospital Clowning: Back to Clown School with Jeff Smithson

Tuesday, October 17th 2017 As I continue explorations into this new realm of performing, and after my first workshop with the Laughter League team yesterday and getting to know my newest favorite colleague, what do I find but his TED … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Training Rounds #2

Friday, October 13th 2017   Here we go for my second training day at Boston Children’s Hospital!  Today I have the honor, joy and pleasure of following “Doctors” Mal Adjusted and Gone Golfin’. My newly joining the team causes them … Continue reading

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At Rise: A Mama Cat’s Mind

Wednesday, October 4th 2017 [At Rise:  The Oberhauser four are watching a documentary on house cats.  A mama cat is shown nursing her adorable  pile of tiny mewling kittens, to the delight of 9 year old Gavin and six year old … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Found My “People”

Tuesday, September 12th 2017 I mean, ARE clowns people?? Who cares. Either way, this is the happiest about *possibility* I remember being since Bernie Sanders was still running for president. I just completed my third and final round of auditioning … Continue reading

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Oakland Adventure Landing

Thursday, July 13th 2017 When Bruce, Paul, Jennifer, Gavin, ClaraJane and Sanjay went to the little adventure park by the Oakland Zoo. 2017-07-13 OAKLAND ADVENTURE LANDING [1:07]:                 High heels at the carnival? … Continue reading

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Sanjay and Arjun

July 13th 2017 Wherein my brother recorded his boys being… themselves. 2017-07-13 SANJAY & ARJUN [32 seconds]:    #Skyline

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Forbearance wtf?

July 5th 2017 Of the many things I saw around Bristol RI for the 4th of July Parade yesterday, I was also struck by the stillness and radiation of calm exuded by the Falun Dafa people. According to their display, their … Continue reading

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