Category Archives: work

Hospital Clowning: TEAM COMPILATION VIDEO – “Why Hurry?”

Saturday, May 16th 2020 Check out my team gettin’ gussied up for “work!” Kudos to Joyka aka: Dr. Sweetpea for putting dreamwork in the teamwork for this! Such a fun compilation video of some of my favorite clowns. . Why … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Good and Bad

Tuesday, April 28th 2020   AT RISE:  Daddy is holding the phone so Boy can talk with Grandpa Pops. POPS:  Well Gavin, what do you think of having school at home? GAVING:  Well [pause].  It’s good AND it’s bad. POPS:  … Continue reading

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ClaraJane’s Online Weekly Class Meeting

Monday, April 27th 2020   After a week’s reprieve over April Break, today we resume homeschool.  Except now instead of getting through 3 to 5 weeks, physical school will remain closed for the rest of the school year; about nine … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Laughter League Virtual Visit to Gavin & ClaraJane

Thursday, April 16th 2020 My hospital clowning team has been busy during this pandemic cultivating the ability to visit patients virtually.  We of course need some test kids so look who stopped by our Homeschool!   2020-04-16 Laughter League Online … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Pandora’s Box

Wednesday, April 15th 2020 ONE PARENT’S COMPENDIUM OF ACADEMIC RESOURCES PROVIDED FOR ONE 3rd GRADER DURING QUARANTINE   DISCLAIMER:  We are privileged by our district’s resources, our inspirational school, and the most dedicated, loving and talented teachers.  With the sudden … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: In the Name of All that is Holy

Wednesday, April 15th 2020   It is 7:45am on the third school day morning of our fifth week in quarantine.  All is quiet and I’m in the kitchen making tea.  Our Alexa speaker goes off:  “THIS IS A REMINDER:  TIME … Continue reading

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AT RISE Homeschool Edition: Deadly Dishes

Wednesday, April 15th 2020   AT RISE:  Mom has started making breakfast.  Both kids are “working” at their desks.  Mom pauses to think again and peers at Boy suspiciously. Mom:  Hey Babe. What are you working on? Gavin:  [Quickly switches … Continue reading

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