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One Year of Firsts: Clownin' Around

Day 33



    Atthe height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. ~Jean Houston

    Shobo DA Clown invited me to come to a meeting of Kapo's Gang tonight in Mt. Laurel New Jersey.  I had no idea what I was in for. 

    Every month they meet to talk about how to be the best clown they can be. It's all about entertaining children. Tonight's educational meeting was about makeup. Apparently, the most important thing to remember: Don't scare the Kids! Sandy Smith explains.

    Of course I volunteered to get into the act.  Here's my before and after videos:

    Of course every clown should be able to  make a few balloon animals.  Jo Jo the clown gives me a lesson.

    My clown name is going to be LU LU. I'll let you know when I make my first clown appearance. You should have seen the face of the bridge toll collector when he saw me headed home like this without the wig...

    Lu Ann Cahn is an Emmy award-winning journalist who's been in the biz for more than 30 years. She's survived motherhood, breast cancer and chasing down bad guys. Now, Lu Ann's trying to complete a year of "firsts." Can she do it? She'll be posting daily here on