Category Archives: Performing Life

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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JTJ Halloween Gigs

October 30th 2019 Jenny the Juggler at work: Great work if you can get it. #LuckyPerformer

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Tim Black’s Review of Bernie Ad

Thursday, October 17th 2019 Rising Up | Bernie 2020 [4:55]:   And this brother here, Tim Black, is not perfect but I’m completely down with him and his take on the evisceration of Bernie by the MSM.   This New … Continue reading

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A Healing Pilgrimage

Friday, October 4th 2019   In one of the stranger moves I’ve made in my life lately, I spent over six hours in the car on this day in order to go back to the scene of a very painful … Continue reading

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End of Day Silly Pizza Song

Sunday, September 29th 2019   Came home from all day gig and unplanned self-care date with Myself Alone (!) BOY tells me all about epoch BASEBALL outing (!!) MANMEAT brings me wine (!) GIRL tells me all about epoch COUSIN … Continue reading

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At Rise: Dance Hair

Saturday, September 27th 2019   AT RISE: Mom has finished parking the car before ClaraJane’s Saturday morning tap class. CJ: Ready Mom? Mom: Yes. You want help with your hair? CJ: No thanks. Mom: You did it yourself? CJ: Yup! … 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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