Tag Archives: BOY

At Rise: Patient, Hungry Boy

Saturday, December 21st 2019 At Rise: The Oberhausers are out to a fancy restaurant with cousins and Pops. The orders are in and no food has yet hit the table. Daddy: [nibbling the tiny garnish off the bamboo skewer from … Continue reading

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Touchnote: Stand Up Guy

Post January 20th 2017 At the risk of bragging, and reticent as I am to use the term, it is no secret I am PROUD of my young son and his political activism thus far.  He is the reason we … Continue reading

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7 Year-Old Transformation

Labor Day Weekend Camping 2015     By Friday of Labor Day, we are camping. During an art project I brought, Gavin dips his hair in blue.   Next night, starting in on an ear of corn, the boy’s tooth … Continue reading

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Rant Resolution

Wednesday, May 20th 2015 [At rise: Following a tense family situation, Mother is reprimanding Son.] Me: Gavin! You are seven years old. I know you could clearly see I was on the PHONE. I am not one of those mothers … Continue reading

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Boy Art

May 2015   What’s on a (now) 7 year old Boy’s mind?  Candy, apparently.   And war stuff, naturally.   It seems -to their mothers’ dismay- males are born with it in their genes. Meanwhile what I like about this … Continue reading

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Baby, Interrupted

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