Category Archives: work

At Rise: Go Create

Tuesday, July 10th 2018 Part of our kids’ “Non-School Morning Routine” includes the directive to “GO CREATE!” AT RISE:   The two kids come up to mommy working at the computer at the dining room table. Gavin:  Um Mamma?  For “Go … Continue reading

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Family Separation: We Are Torturing Babies

June 20th 2018 Q:  How does one maintain relationships with loved ones who are okay with this? 1.  “Tender Age Shelters” – https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/immigration-border-crisis/trump-officials-send-migrant-babies-toddlers-tender-age-shelters-n884916 2.  TENDER AGE SHELTERS – https://apnews.com/dc0c9a5134d14862ba7c7ad9a811160e ♠

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Family Separation: No Words

June 19th 2018 There are no words to describe this horror [54 seconds]:   May the torture these children -and parents- experience be visited upon every last Trump Supporter who does not decry the inhumanity of this bogus policy enforcement. … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Family Separation

Tuesday, June 19th 2018   Dr. Bafu is so wonderful to know and to work with.  Sometimes he is so funny and I am doing practically nothing as I observe the scene.  Fortunately I am learning to relax and have … Continue reading

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Children in Cages – What to Do?

June 11th 2018   These children are imprisoned for being born somewhere. https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/dhs-official-658-children-taken-from-adults-at-border-1245015619748 My hospital clown training has taught me that the pain we feel in the face of others’ suffering is not only perceptual but neurological.  And the way … Continue reading

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Children in Cages

June 2018   I can’t even with our administration’s new practice of tearing children from their mothers and throwing them in cages.  Heretofore this was the worst torture imaginable; unthinkably ripping a child from a mother’s arms as in Sophie’s … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler: Haitian Cake

Saturday, June 9th 2018 Leaving my gig in Cambridge at 4:40pm, I see this text from my 5pm client in Malden: “No one here yet can jennythejuggler come @5:30?” My booking manager has already replied:  “Sorry she can’t change times … Continue reading

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