Category Archives: spirituality

Otherwise – A Reflection on Gratitude

“Otherwise” -by Jane Kenyon “I got out of bed on two strong legs. It might have been otherwise. I ate cereal, sweet milk, ripe, flawless peach. It might have been otherwise. I took the dog uphill to the birch wood. All … Continue reading

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Hella Hull – Mary is a Mermaid

Saturday, August 12th 2017 Courtesy of cousins Evvy, Henry, Lisle, Gavin & ClaraJane: #SisterWeekend #Hull #HellaHull  #cousins  #beach  #Amazeballs

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40 Strangers, 50 Questions

July 4th 2017 Arduous and exhilarating as it was to juggle the entire route of America’s longest running 4th of July Parade today, it’s possible that the 7 minutes I spent watching this film were the most important.  On this day … Continue reading

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A Walk Around the Lake by Olivia

February 22nd 2017 While in Plymouth with family over break my 12 y/o niece Olivia was teaching herself one of my favorite hobbies;  VIDEO EDITING! After a couple random whimsical productions, she sent me this touching piece about walking her … Continue reading

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Fans of Love

Tuesday, February 14th 2017 Fans of Love [2:41]:  “On Valentine’s Day ‘Fans of Love’ highlights that love has the power to bring people together regardless of our differences – a message that is more important now than ever,” said Lisa … Continue reading

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Rules of Resistance

February 2017 Some Wise Advice Circulating (from the interweb): 1. Don’t use his name; 2. Remember this is a regime and he’s not acting alone; 3. Do not argue with those who support him–it doesn’t work; 4. Focus on his … Continue reading

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What We’re Fighting the War For

Friday, February 3rd 2017 Tobin Montessori Winter Concert 2017  Featuring:  Gavin and Miles in 3rd Grade and introducing ClaraJane in Kindergarten!     2017-02-03 Tobin Winter Concert [5:28]:  (And yes, I include our Tobin Pledge Song here in its entirety.)   … Continue reading

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