Tag Archives: Gavin

At Rise: Dental Rules

Friday, November 17th 2017 At Rise: Mom is driving kids -Girl 6, Boy 9-to dentist. Mom: OK remember you guys, no eating for a half hour after your appointment. [Pause.  Boy bolts up from Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient … Continue reading

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Underwater Arjun Cam

July 11th 2017 My nephew Arjun experimenting with his “Wanna Be GO” camera with his brother Sanjay and cousins Gavin and ClaraJane in Oakland (on her birthday no less). 2017-07-11 ARJUN POOL VID [0:55]:   More to come!

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Taekwondo, Angst and the Creative Process

Wednesday, September 21st 2016 So bummed my last post about this got vaporized.  I must tread delicately here to avoid betraying my Dear Boy Child. Here is the time last week when I misgauged the time of his class (it … Continue reading

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Flamly Routines & Expectations

September 2016 Sometimes parenting requires you to be a hard ass, such as when adjusting back to school, and especially when you have a child being a smart ass.   So here FWIW is the current stab at growing a pair and … Continue reading

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Hulla D.I.Y. Dojo Kids

Sunday, September 18th 2016 Courtesy of Aunt Heather and Uncle Joe’s basement in Hull, it is with deep sobriety and sombre gratitude that I am humbled by the honor of presenting to you now, for the first time IN the … Continue reading

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Taekwondo Forms for Gavin

Courtesy of his coaches at CW Taekwondo http://poomsae-usa.com/technical-videos/ Chun-Ji: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ms284UxvjBo Taegeuk 1 Jang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfO_UUc32dc Taegeuk 2 Jang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0oo0SsS29U Taegeuk 3 Jang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2ofJsatGGg Taegeuk 4 Jang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSVIFCKH8EA Taegeuk 5 Jang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APu5dDLg6Uc Taegeuk 6 Jang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSUnv5b06gY Taegeuk 7 Jang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jewGP4sEFv0 Taegeuk 8 Jang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tsVR4cJvRU

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The Face that Broke My Internet

Wednesday, June 29th 2016 During our first day camping Lovell’s Island, Boy records his face on my phone.  Between smitten and curious, I try uploading the short video directly to blog  (after all there is a button for that).   Before long … Continue reading

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