Category Archives: work-life balance

Call Me Emily: Dispatch from the Domicile

September 11th 2018   Gradually the list emerges.  You know how it goes.  Things around the house need repair.  The first glimmer comes in a mere, imperceptible repetition.  Flushing the toilet twice.  Closing the door, again.  Turning the light switch … Continue reading

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Cambridge Italian Festival 2018

Sunday, September 9th 2018   At the risk of our poor neglected cheerdlen not having enough fun in their lives, we also managed to attend our annual neighborhood “Cosmas and Damian” Italian Festival.  Always a hit, and so amazing it’s … Continue reading

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At Rise: Post Carnival Games

Sunday, September 9th 2018   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are walking home from the annual neighborhood carnival around the corner.  The kids run ahead and pause just before home. Gavin:  [Baps ClaraJane with giant big purple ball.] ClaraJane [Screaming]: Gavin … Continue reading

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My Family at the Democratic UNITY RALLY

Sunday, September 9th 2018   I had work and could not go, but managed to cajole my Dear Hubsand and Cheerdlen to attend the “UNITY RALLY” with our newly elected U.S. Representative AYANNA PRESSLEY and our U.S. Senator ELIZABETH WARREN!   I … Continue reading

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Back to School! 2nd & 5th Grade

Tuesday, September 4th 2018 Somehow we make it back from camping  in time to get all our preening, prepping and sleeping done in time for a bang up blast back to school.   Daddy Chef too!   Miss Katie, Mizzy, … Continue reading

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Raindrops on Roses

Wednesday,August 22nd 2018 A little celebrating of the best news day since the apocalyptic beginning of this shameful sham of a so-called “presidency.” (We also happened to get our hair did.) 2018-08-22 Mamma and Gavin Sing About the News [48 … Continue reading

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CAMPING: Anniversary @Lovell’s Island

Wednesday, August 15th 2018 Best. Anniversary. Ever. 2018-08-15 Anniversary Island – Day One [2:12]:   2018-08-16 Anniversary @Lovell’s Island – Day Two [2:02]:    2018-08-17 Anniversary @Lovell’s Island – Day Three [1 min]:   $49 Ferry Pass + $30 Uber + … Continue reading

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