Category Archives: work

Look Daddy I Can Write Cursive

Friday, January 17th 2019 8!year-old, third grade ClataJane. . Bestdaddyever Look daddy I can write your name in cursive: Paul. I can write mama to: Jenny. Gavin. Ta da! love, ClaraJane . Oh my heart, child. Love you infinity amount, … Continue reading

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Darling Daughter: Despair and Delight

Friday, January 3rd 2019 That time when Australia is burning and the illegitimate fascist Liar-in-Chief is fomenting war in the Middle East and your house is trashed and your foundations are slipping, but you are a mom and your most … Continue reading

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My Daughter’s Painted Face

For the ages. 💕 December 2019 < Mary’s 5th BDP

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Hospital Clowning: First Day with Dr. Sweetpea

Wednesday, December 11th 2019   Animal impressions.  Working with Dr. Sweetpea for the first time today I learn among other things she is excellent at animal impressions.   I mean, her horse may sound like a cat, or her giraffe like … Continue reading

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Church on Sunday

Sunday, November 24th 201 On Sunday I return home from my gig to our beautiful (affordable!) condo in the former “Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary” to find; – Dear Hubsand in the kitchen researching how … Continue reading

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Cascade of Health Care Bills – A Tiny Tale of Bureaucratic Nonsense, Grit, Gratitude and Plain Luck

Friday, November 22nd 2019   This afternoon I get another surprise: 19 identical envelopes in my mailbox.   Medical bills.  Each for $25. This is bullshit.  Miraculously I have some time so I start ripping them open.  They are for doctor … Continue reading

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In Your View by Emilie Mover

Just watch it:     #EmilieMover #InYourView ♥

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