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Archive for April, 2018

Bored

Spring                                                                                   Mountain Moon Yesterday found me getting this done, that done, the next thing done. Even found an electrician to come install a ceiling fan in the bedroom. This last one is a feat close to finding a rainbow unicorn. By 11 am I’d accomplished more than I usually do in a day. Not sure […]

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A Dark Mystery

Spring                                                                       Mountain Moon Suicide. A dark mystery. It closes off communication, denies explanations. Though it seems cruel to me, the Roman Catholic prohibition against suicide puts a moral weight on the individual’s scales. Says, wait. Pause. They see it, clearly I think, as self-murder, but there is no nuance in the stance. No admission that […]

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Semiotics of the American Back Windshield. The Continuing Saga

Spring                                                                               Mountain Moon On the left reads: We don’t need gun control, we need idiot control. As I read it, the driver of the pickup vanished.

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Wednesday

Spring                                                                             Mountain Moon Yesterday was d-2 of the new dishwasher era. I have now seen the wonderful word, CLEAN, on its external panel twice. And, after checking, it’s true! I believe, barring trouble, that this brings the dishwasher saga to an end. Blessed be. We’ve had maybe 8 inches of snow over the last week. […]

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Absence makes the heart grow wiser

Spring                                                                            Mountain Moon Yes, it arrived. The bad Samsung got hauled away ignominiously with nary a tear of loss or grief. The new Kitchenaid now glares from its Cylon lens, hunting for dirty dishes, pots and pans that need a wash. This morning I walked past it and a single word glowed on the small […]

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D-Day

Spring                                                                    Mountain Moon Today is D-Day on Shadow Mountain. Dishwasher Day, that is. Sometime between 8 and 12, the cliched “window”, Best Buy, yes, that old home town favorite, will deliver and install our new Kitchen Aid dishwasher. After five weeks plus of hand washing dishes (the horror!) we’ll go back to the way dishes […]

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Out and Back Again

Spring                                                                       Mountain Moon Earth Day. Thanks, Gaylord Nelson. Gabe’s birthday, too. 10 this year. He got a fidget spinner, an infinity box and a red envelope with money, $10 for each year. This year Earth Day is also Kate’s one month mark after surgery. She’s on an upswing in many ways, weight, pain, nausea. We […]

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Mountain Scenes

Spring                                                                    Mountain Moon On the way over to Rich’s (see post below), I saw these gals lounging around in front yards. This morning, looking east on Black Mountain Drive.

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Hiving

Spring                                                                        Mountain Moon Drove over to Rich Levine’s in Evergreen, up on Alpine drive. I took with me two hive boxes, twenty filled out frames, a half bee suit and a veil, smoker, pellets, bee brush, and a hive tool. Rich carried the hive boxes and frames up to his deck cum study where his […]

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