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Quarantine Cousin Time at the Pahk

Friday, May 15th 2020 A gorgeous afternoon -in spite of actual tornado warnings (?)- attempting social distancing at Lincoln Park in Somerville MA. . 2020-05-15 Quarantine Cousin Time at the Pahk [0:55]: (Note, this was indeed in May, not “June.”  … Continue reading

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Barbarian Versus: Episodes 1, 2 & 3

Sunday, November 10th 2019 – Skyline (Oakland CA)   2019-11-09 Barbarian vs. Blade – Episode 1 [0:24]:   2019-11-10 Barbarian vs. Blade – Episode 2 [0:52]:   2019-11-09 Barbarian vs. Bruce [0:33]:       ♥♥♥

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At Rise: Look at Me

Thursday, November 7th 2019   AT RISE:  Mom is driving the rental car across the Bay Bridge to Oakland with Boy in the passenger seat. Boy:  [Stewie Style]  Mom! Hey!  Mum!  Mummy!  Mom! Mom:  [Turns to looks at Boy.] Boy:  … Continue reading

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My Son’s Existential Taste in Pop Culture

October 11th 2019   Compensating for my own upbringing, I vowed to always tell my kids the truth and keep them informed.  (It seemed a cute little game to just B.S. kids in the 70’s, and stay blithely unaware of … Continue reading

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Greta AND My Climate Striking Kids in the News

Monday, September 23rd 2019 Today is the day the incomparable 16 year-old Greta Thunberg delivered her eviscerating speech to the United Nations in New York, and it was ASTOUNDING. And LOOK who else represents in this Boston Channel 7 News … Continue reading

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Silly Costco Dad

Thursday, June 20th 2019   2019-06-20 Silly Costco Dad [0:24]:   ♥

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Mad Hot Cambridge Ballroom Showcase

Tuesday, May 21st 2019 My baby has been taking ballroom dance in gym, and tonight was the city-wide showcase at the high school gym.  Be still my heart!  (I turned down work for this!) 2019-05-21 Mad Hot Cambridge Ballroom Showcase [2:26]: … Continue reading

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A Little Merengue Before School

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019 Before school this morning I spy my son teaching his sister some social dance steps he learned in gym class. Yes they came out of my body and I like to spy on them sometimes. ♥

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At Rise: Belt Says What

Thursday, December 27th 2018   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are nearing the end of a hearty meal in a yurt. Gavin is serving himself another helping of tortellini and sausage. Gavin:  Oh man. My belt is saying, “No more!”  … Continue reading

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Touchnote to Spidey-Moneyman

Wednesday April 11th 2018 Waking Up Woke (For context, see previous post.)     (And to make amazing postcards that get mailed to YOUR loved ones, see Touchnote.com!) #FWIW #Touchnote.com #WakeUpWoke ♥

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