Category Archives: ukulele

Try Everything (by Shakira)

November 2019   This song by Shakira is the story of my life. If I had to choose a swan song or funeral song this would probably be it: TRY EVERYTHING – Shakira C   F  C   G   C  … Continue reading

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JTJ Halloween Gigs

October 30th 2019 Jenny the Juggler at work: Great work if you can get it. #LuckyPerformer

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A Healing Pilgrimage

Friday, October 4th 2019   In one of the stranger moves I’ve made in my life lately, I spent over six hours in the car on this day in order to go back to the scene of a very painful … Continue reading

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End of Day Silly Pizza Song

Sunday, September 29th 2019   Came home from all day gig and unplanned self-care date with Myself Alone (!) BOY tells me all about epoch BASEBALL outing (!!) MANMEAT brings me wine (!) GIRL tells me all about epoch COUSIN … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Skin is IN @BCH!

March/April 13th 2019 On rounds with Doc Skeeter on March 13th, we encounter a bunch of Dermatology Nurses who ask us to help with a promo video as a part of a nation-wide awareness campaign for their specialty. When I … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler & Hospital Clowning: A Tale of Two Birthdays

Monday, April 29th 2019 On Sunday I perform as Jenny the Juggler a birthday party for a one year old baby girl in a restaurant banquet room rented out by the  family.  Over the dance floor a huge rainbow of … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Party in the Party Room

Monday, April 29th 2019 Our very first visit this morning, we knock on the door, peek in and Dr. Dazzle says, “Is this the party room?”  Five year old Asa is snuggling in bed with Daddy until she bolts upright … Continue reading

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