Category Archives: tragedy

CJ’s Valentine Tour

Sunday, February 14th 2021 . One advantage about losing all your work to the pandemic is more time for the kids. On this day we manage to drive our daughter around town to bring Valentines to a few friends. . … Continue reading

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You Don’t *Censure* People for Inciting Insurrection that Kills

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . McConnell: ‘That guy whose acquittal I just orchestrated is guilty as hell!’ Pelosi: .

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400 Lights, 400,000 Lives

Tuesday, January 19th 2020 Biden-Harris Inaguration Eve . . I was unprepared for such a display of dignity, class, caring, recognition, commemoration, grief, honor, hope, beauty… and determination. *

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Melania Has a Song In Her Heart

Tuesday, January 19th 2021 – Inauguration Evening . With A Song In Her Heart, Melania Trump Returns To New York [9:51]: . *

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Post-Insurrection Meditation Exercise

Monday, January 11th 2020 . Inspired by these words below here, on this day I signed up for an online meditation thing. . This person Dr. Amanda Kemp is someone whose black voice I’d like to tune to, and amplify … Continue reading

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SEDITION! Aka: #FreeRandyRainbow

Friday, January 2021th . SEDITION! – A Randy Rainbow Parody [3:45]: . How enamored I am and indebted we are to Randy Rainbow for his tireless efforts trying to salvage any shreds of sanity throughout this entire “administration” from hell. … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Movie of My Life

Sunday, December 13th 2020 I’m sorry but right now this is the Best. Christmas. Movie. Of my life. Every Parent at Christmas (by The Holderness Family) [4:06]: *

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Fun with ClaraJane: Adventures in Hair

Tuesday, November 17th 2020 . In “celebration” of ClaraJane “catching up” to her 4th Grade distance learning schoolwork this fall, we fulfill her long-standing wish to dye her hair. . 2020-11-17 CJ’S Hair Adventure [1:13]: . . . Voila. *

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Election 2020: #CountEveryVote Rally in Boston with the Kids

Wednesday, November 4th 2020 . Boy: We shouldn’t have to worry about the outcome of this election! Me: Why? Boy: Because I’m a KID! Me: I think you mean, you shouldn’t have to worry about whether this election is fair. … Continue reading

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Election 2020: Well, Hell

Wednesday, November 4th 2020 ~ 11am As I write, the #2020 U.S. presidential election returns look like this: . I don’t really seem to have words of my own today so much as chewed off cuticles. Fortunately I am the … Continue reading

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