Category Archives: patience

Rudolph to DJTJ: Mueller Christmas Dude

December 7th 2018 Rudolph And Friends Respond To Donald Trump Jr. [1:17]:    Mueller Christmas to all!  And to all a good indict (…ment) !    

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Taming the Tempest: DON’T LOOK!

Thursday, December 6th 2018   I recently pulled together years worth of the kids’ artwork and miscellaneous creations piling up around the house in order to organize, cull, edit, wrangle, lash and cajole it all into some form of SENSE.  … Continue reading

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At Rise: Nothing is Sacred

Sunday, December 2nd 2018   AT RISE:  Mom, exhausted, has stepped into a Sunday morning shower, alone at last.  The hot water whooshes down enveloping her as droplets tinkle in the drain.  She closes her eyes in gratitude that she … Continue reading

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Favorite Songs: I Bet My Life

This is a love song written to one’s PARENTS.   I Bet My Life – Imagine Dragons   ♦  

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Fire Cider: Mom How Could You?

Monday, November 26th 2018 Once the Fire Cider is prepared it must marinate for a month during which it is to be turned over once each day.  Making coffee this morning I, ahem, turned it over. After school I encountered … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: What to Say to Parents During Lessons & Face Painting

Monday, November 25th 2018 The extent and degree of parents interfereing and meddling during face painting -and even juggling lessons- knows NO BOUNDS. I could write tombs complaining about it. Fortunately for you that is what I have my hubsand … Continue reading

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Mom & ClaraJane’s Fire Cider 2018

Friday, November 23rd 2018   Alas, ClaraJane and I found the time for the annual Making of the Fire Cider! This year we used: red onion yellow onion two bulbs of garlic (one diced, one mashed) fresh grated ginger fresh … Continue reading

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