Category Archives: tragedy

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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Election Night 2020

Tuesday, November 3rd 2020 It almost feels like an out of body experience. It’s hard to believe this night is finally here, or actually happening. We wade through the blathering of the returns from the polls, and pass through a … Continue reading

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Back to School Night – Pandemic Style

Thursday, October 28th 2020 I don’t expect this post to be so interesting to others, as hopefully a useful reference for our family. With that, here we go: . Ways To See Work Assigments (include but are not limited to): … Continue reading

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8:46 with Dave Chapelle

Monday, October 26th 2020 I had the privilege of watching this this morning; better late than never. Sharing it here to increase the chance that you may as well. This film is 27 minutes long. 8:46 – Dave Chappelle [27:20]: … Continue reading

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Halloween 2020: Thank you Grandma

Saturday, October 24th 2020 Dear Grandma: Thank you for the delicious spooky treats! We love you and are so lucky to have you for a Grandma. Now if you could please help vote tRump out of office we would both … Continue reading

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Side Effects of Voting for tRump

October 2020 I found this TikToc to be quite informative. What do you think? #VOTEHIMOUT!!! And to be clear, please allow Phillipa Soo and Groffsauce to explain it: *

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CircusKitchen VOTED

Wednesday, October 21st 2020 Voted early. Phew. Gavin chose to quietly walk his scooter in order to accompany me through the whole process, blithely earning the admiration of various adults in the polling station. And just before that we got … Continue reading

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Be Our Guest, Wear a Mask!

Thanks to my son for finding and sharing this gem. It’s definitely worth a listen, even if you are a “Mask Debater.” Wear a Mask (Be Our Guest Parody) [2:14]: You’re welcome! *

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