Category Archives: work-life balance

Look at that Cat: Connect Four

Thursday, March 3rd 2021 TFW your daughter asks you to play teeny tiny, itty bitty Connect Four, and you tell her yes later, but she stays right there and plays Connect Four with the cat. . . The stakes remain… … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Remembering to Practice

Monday, March 1st 2021 . Today’s parenting triumph in the Distance Learning Environment is *remembering* -finally- that Young Miss has *asked* us to remind her to practice her cursive. And how. What are the three things kids need again? Love, … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: The Flesh Wound of Omelettes

Friday, February 19th 2021 . Gavin was pretty pleased at making his own omelette today, as he should be. He didn’t even fret that a hole was exploding out the side of it. He said; “This is the ‘Just a … Continue reading

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Just Saying… and Adventures in Food

Sunday, February 14th 2021 It’s worth noting that I am spoiled and also had a wonderful Valentine’s Day. It starts when I run head first into this lovely man, sporting two drinks that are, well, red. #AdventuresinFood . As if … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Domestic Sports

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . So what if I should be embarrassed by how much of the day is spent looking at our cats and making up dumb stuff about them. What can I say; it’s CircusKitchen Quarantine. . . … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Dispatches From a Friday

Friday, February 12th 2021 1) A moment of food-inspired joy for my son who is having an otherwise stressful morning in class; and not because he has a towel on his head. He showered and washed his hair this morning … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Banana Bread

Tuesday, February 9th 2021 . On this (first ever second presidential impeachment) day, I managed to make banana bread for my Distance Learners. . . This is about all I’m good for, in terms of proctoring L’Ecole a la Maison; … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Paul’s Superbowl Spread

Sunday, February 7th 2021 He spread a tarp over the ottoman so we could crouch around at the base of the Altar (TV). . . The little pulled-pork sandwiches on sweet hawaiian rolls were so amazing; to be honest they … Continue reading

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A New England January Sky

Sunday, January 31st 2021 . For Manmeat: With love, ~NATCPW . 2021-01-31 A New England January Sky [0:56]: . *

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Adventures in Food: Sushi Saturday

Saturday, January 30th 2021 . . 2021-01-31 Sushi Saturday [0:39]: . . . And this sushi meal also came with the debut of ClaraJane’s Boredom Busting Pan Bread! .

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