Category Archives: travel

CJ’s Class Video Newsletter – December 2021

December 2021 . I adore this clever video newsletter from my child’s 4th & 5th grade class because its so well written and produced, their voice is so crystal clear, and their spirit just leaps right out at you. . … Continue reading

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Don’t Mean to Blog, But…

October 5-8th 2021 . The very fact that I’ve barely blogged at all for the past six months is indicative of how inundated I’ve been. To be clear, I am not complaining. I understand my life to be a rich … Continue reading

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Apple Picking 2🍎22

October 3rd 2022 . Sakes alive we went apple picking. I had no gigs because I didn’t make it to Amsterdam. Been here before but this year my peeps are looking unusually tall, even for them: And I was even … Continue reading

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Gavin’s Animation

May 7th 2021 . On this day my son sent me an email from school with this link, titled “My Animation!” . I don’t know how he did it, but I do love it. Maybe sometime we can add sound. … Continue reading

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Cambridge Wildlife Arts Episode 1: Cardinals!

Wednesday, April 28th 2021 What’s red and black—but sometimes peachy brown? On this first episode, meet an animal neighbor that’s easy to spot, and a local biologist, Dr. Scott V. Edwards, who knows all about it. Hosted by Jenny the … Continue reading

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Signs of Hope: Quackenstein Edition

Wednesday, March 31st 2021 . Professor Quackenstein and the Boston Duck Boats are coming back. Two of our city’s absolute jewels are coming baaaaack! . Boston Duck Tours Optimistic About 2021 Season [2:36]: . #DanFoley *

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Walden Tonic

Saturday, March 20th 2021 ~ First Day of Spring . 2021-03-20 Walden Tonic [2:30]: . . . Please See: What men do for fun from r/TikTokCringe: https://www.reddit.com/r/TikTokCringe/comments/mbb6gq/what_men_do_for_fun/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3 . .

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Beach Bro

March 2021 Here is my brother as a young homeless hippy living on a beach in Hawaii. One of my favorite photos of any person of all time. . . Now it’s a few lifetimes later and it just makes … 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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