Category Archives: siblings

CircusKitchen Oberhauser Four

January 2021 I’ve been meaning for ages to make a post for collecting the pix of all four of us. Y’know, cuz flamly is everything. Today I will start imperfectly with just ONE. . More to come. (o:

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SPLOOP AMONG US

Saturday, January 9th 2020 . I organized something that I don’t know what it is! There is an online video game called “Among Us” that is some kind of social “whodunnit” sleuth kind of experience you can do with others. … Continue reading

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MNOOKM Party

Saturday, November 28th 2020 MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney. It wasn’t a party per se, it just feels like one every time we get these cousins together. . 2020-11-28 MNOOKM Party [0:44]: . And it’s a comfort to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2020

Thursday, November 26th 2020 . . . Zooming for Thanksgiving is about what you’d expect. Between technical challenges and standard chaos, we sign off before too long. But not before Gavin consults Bubble Wow on the best practices for how … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Cookie Day

Wednesday, November 25th 2020 Today is holiday cookie baking day in my daughter’s class. The teacher and all the kids are a joyful cacophony together from their respective kitchens on Google meet, and even Big Brother jumps in on the … Continue reading

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I Break for Animals

Wednesday, October 28th 2020 Resting my legs for ONE second between activities, and Mr. Flashcat galumphes right ON, followed immediately by Mr. Romeo (Peter Parker), perturbed at having to wait in LINE. . Next comes Mr. Personality himself, the self-appointed … Continue reading

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At Rise: Too Many Legs

Monday, September 21st 2020 AT RISE: It is “recess” in the distance learning environment. The kids are wrestling on the couch and Little Sister seems to have eeked out a slight advantage over Big Brother. Sister: [Giggling hysterically.] Brother: OH … Continue reading

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First Day of School 2020 – Gavin & ClaraJane

Wednesday, September 16th 2020 It’s finally here! Here is pandemic-style Back-to-School for us:   After several missteps, stumbles, and inelegant moments courtesy of moi, ClaraJane and Gavin each make it onto their First Day of School Meetings.   Even though … Continue reading

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Happy *13th* Birthday Miles!

Monday, September 14th 2020 Although we had to miss it this year, we love you Miles and are so proud of you Buddy! ⚾️💕

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CAMPING: BOOBs @Shawme Crowell State Forest

Sunday August 2nd – Thursday August 6th 2020   2020-08 BOOB Camping @Shawme Crowell State Forest [8:17]:   . . . . . BOOBs!  Let’s do it again soon. . ♥♥♥♥

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