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funny hats

Stars with Hats

Tuesday is the Star family day.  We all do a K shift (dish washing and post meal clean up) together after lunch.  Hawina and i then do hammocks marketing.  Then Sky and i do a transparency group.  Then Sky and i (and Hawina will perhaps join) do have the new polyamory discussion dinner.  And after dinner the Star family all sits down for a game (the expanded version of Settlers of Catan and Cosmic Encounter have been popular recently).

But before we play, we have created something of a tradition of going into town and getting various exotic and snack foods (avocados, salsa and chips, colby jack cheese and olives, ice cream).  One of the regular cashiers comments on the silly hats that we were all wearing one day.  This resulted in an escalation in the world of silly hats.  The above picture is the most recent result.

At the very end of the night we all pile into Hawina’s giant bed and we do at least a couple of late night educational videos, in the form of West Wings.

I love Tuesdays.

bri and demitri

L to R: Finley, Bri and Dmitri

Like a great rock concert, one of the things that makes Unicorns School wonderful is the surprise guest stars.  At the most recent Unicorns (which i do on alternating Mondays) Bri and Dmitri from Dancing Rabbit came by.

We busted out the costumes at Unicorns and Linus was a fish.

We busted out the costumes at Unicorns, and Linus was a fish.

kristen Linus and Finley

Kristen asks “Do i really get labor credits for this?” Absolutely.

Turns out, Mondays are pretty great also.

Rejoice and Pandora (calf)

Rejoice and Pandora (calf)

Rejoice was excited to show me her new friend. Pandora had just shown up in the middle of the Acorn fields.  We called all our neighbors to find out if she was there.  No one knew anything about her.  For now at least she is living in the seed palace.  Rejoice is very pleased about this.

the Calf's full name is Pandora Midfield "Fieldmouse" Skeeter-Acorn

The Calf’s full name is Pandora Midfield “Fieldmouse” Skeeter-Acorn.

rose trail

I wonder where this trail is going.

Thanks to the Keep for 20 dozen dumpstered roses

Thanks to the Keep for 20 dozen dumpstered roses.

[Edited by Judy Youngquest]

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a funologist, memeticist and revolutionary. Can be found in the vanity bin of Wikipedia and in locations of imminent calamity. buckle up, there is going to be some rough sledding.

6 responses to “Community Snapshots”

  1. SC Safira Fisher says :

    *awww* It was wonderful seeing all of the Unicorns and Kristen … and the Stars … and Rejoice & Pandora. Warms my heart! 🙂

  2. richard w. lisko says :

    that is the luckiest calf in the world.

  3. santalorena says :

    The most heartwarming thing I’ve read this week!

  4. anissa says :

    Your taste in exotic snacks made me laugh…the menu remains the same…i miss pepperjack cheese and you all. I love that Sky is back. Big love and in memory of Tuesday-like sharings. x

    • paxus says :

      There is a rumor that i created in part that you are returning to America this year. Please confirm (but dont bother to deny, that is not the story i am interested in).

  5. Cara Ziegel says :

    Aww . . . I met Pandora on saturday, when I went to meet up with Tom, who I hadnt seen since leaving EW 20 years ago, and Cricket, who I’d last seen maybe 5 years ago. Havent seen Kristen in more like 17 years. sigh.

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