Category Archives: tragedy

Maker Space – aka: Supplise!

Saturday, May 29th 2021 . . On this day I realized a vision that had been years in the making. Yes I gather and accumulate a lot of crap. I also conserve a lot of resources and make a lot … Continue reading

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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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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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Boomers Got the Vax by SNL

March 28th 2021 . Boomers Got the Vax – SNL [3:29]: . “Hm. Good for me!” It’s funny because it’s (sad but) true. .

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Me and Anti-Racism: A Beginning

March 18th 2021 While this is by no means my first foray into grappling with the inescapable dominant paradigm of white supremacy in our culture, this is my first time joining a book club about it. Also my first time … Continue reading

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Kim Holderness on “Going Back to Normal”

March 9th 2021 Most of my life I’ve functioned as the most extroverted of extroverts. (Even though I also need alone time to recharge.) Since quarantine began, whatever social muscle that is has atrophied and I don’t find myself wanting … Continue reading

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The Tonic of Walden Ice

Sunday, March 7th 2021 Unable to tolerate another day around the house, I insist we go out into nature *somewhere.* Being big dumb novices with no planning, I choose an easy target; walk around Walden Pond. Daddy contracts a sudden … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Go Ahead and Be Embarrassed Then

. AT RISE: Mom and the kids are pulling into the parking lot of Walden Pond. MOM: Look kids, I want you to know this is not just a beautiful destination. It’s also historically significant. A man once made a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Chinese Take Out

Sunday, March 7th 2021 . AT RISE: Dad is laid out on the floor of the living room with a pulled back. Kids are doing stuff and mom comes out of the kitchen. MOM: Well kids, daddy’s back is out, … Continue reading

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2021 CPAC National Anthem – No Key Left Behind

March 2nd 2021 . Astonishing. Breathtaking really. Here is how our national anthem sounds at a Nazi Superspreader event. See for yourself. . CPAC National Anthem FAIL by larry goldings [2:22]: . And believe it or not, this next guy … Continue reading

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