Category Archives: ukulele

Hospital Clowning: Laughter Doo-Dee

Wednesday, February 21st 2018 1)  New Lyrics In pre-op with Dr. Bucket Buster today I improvise some novel and tasty lyrics.  Check it out; The Doo-Dee Song [0:25]:   2)  Watching You I marvel as Dr. Bucket Buster plays out an entire … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Seven Discoveries

Thursday,  February 15th 2018 1)  Therapy Dogs One of the hazards of hospital clowning is crossing paths with therapy dogs.  I say ‘hazard’ because I love animals so much and when I ran into Cooper today I came unglued.  Look at … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Talk Like Dees

Tuesday,  January 30th 2018 Yesterday two of our clowns visited a very special long term “frequent flier” friend and fan of our team.   I will call her “Boss Lady” on account of her renowned personality.  She is in her early … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: You Never Know

Thursday, January 18th 2018 Today we gowned up all the way three times.  That’s three times more than I ever have before.  Twice were for rooms that we almost blew by until curiosity revealed a situation ripe for Hospital Clowning.  … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Do That THING

Tuesday,  January 9th 2018   Besides my fabulous new name tag, today’s rounds with Doc Skeeter are notable on account of how many big kids we visited with today.  It is not necessarily obvious that a Children’s Hospital would include … Continue reading

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UkeOke: Let’s Go Fly A Kite

Request courtesy of my lovely niece Olivia. Let’s Go Fly a Kite – from Mary Poppins [Verse 1] G With tuppence for paper and strings, C You can have your own set of wings. G G7 C A With your … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Dr. Dazzle Day

Thursday, December 7th 2017 Partnering with Dr. Dazzle today, it’s hard to pick a favorite experience, so here are four! [Note:  Names and other identifying attributes have been changed for privacy.] _____________________________________________________________ 1)  FLIPPER CLAP Entering the room of 7 … Continue reading

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