Category Archives: Performing Life

Razon de Vivir

December 2021 . Un poco de musica para estos dias. . Plena y Bomba con Susana Baca: . . . Kumbala: . . . Razon de Vivir con Mercedes Sosa: . . . Razon de Vivir con Victor Heredia: . … Continue reading

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My Open Jam Debut in Revere

Wednesday, December 15th 2021 . . At the behest of my absolutely wonderful friend Lucho, I find my way to this real-life Roadhouse-style dive bar north of Boston for a weekly “Open Jam Session” north of Boston. I arrive to … Continue reading

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Don’t Mean to Blog, But…

October 5-8th 2021 . The very fact that I’ve barely blogged at all for the past six months is indicative of how inundated I’ve been. To be clear, I am not complaining. I understand my life to be a rich … Continue reading

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Apple Picking 2🍎22

October 3rd 2022 . Sakes alive we went apple picking. I had no gigs because I didn’t make it to Amsterdam. Been here before but this year my peeps are looking unusually tall, even for them: And I was even … Continue reading

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At Rise: Mom at the Dentist

Monday, June 28th 2021 AT RISE: Mom is at the dentist’s office getting settled in the dentist chair. Assistant: Here you are. [Starts adjusting equipment in the room.] Mom: Thanks. [Starts feeling an almost imperceptible pulsing between the left and … Continue reading

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Carrot Talk 🥕

Friday, May 28th 2021 . 2021-05-28 Carrot Talk 🥕 [0:29]: . 🥕🥕🥕

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Hospital Clowning: The Epidemic’s Epidemic

Wednesday, April 28th 2021 . It’s no wonder I never managed to post about my first day back in person after a pandemic year of performing remotely; it’s the end of my second day back now and I’m pretty wiped. … Continue reading

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Cambridge Wildlife Arts Series: Show Trailer Debut

Wednesday, April 20th 2021 . Here it is! A trailer for the wildlife show I have been hosting: OUR ANIMAL NEIGHBORS IN CAMBRIDGE – TRAILER for SERIES [1:20]: . Granted, the program is low budget, but dang! I never knew … Continue reading

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Mark Rober: The Truth About My Son

Sunday, April 18th 2021 IDK ’bout you, but I love me some Mark Rober videos. In fact, I’d bet you either; a) Already love Mark Rober too, or b) Haven’t seen him yet. (He’s a mechanical engineer with an incredible … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Zoom Bingo & More with Dr. Gon Golphin

Wednesday, April 7th 2021 . Today’s rounds were performed courtesy of Dr. Mal in plain clothes serving as “Tour Guide” carrying the iPad with two of us clowns on it, geared up and ready to play. As of yet we’re … Continue reading

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