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Archive for February, 2020

Angsty

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Saturday gratefuls: Lenticular cloud over Black Mountain. Melted snow. Ruby, comfortable. Jon, doing better. DogsonDeployment. Uncovered solar panels. The forest. Seoah and her good cheer. Her good cooking. Kate’s independence. Her feeding tube. Her rock star status in healing. The weather here is just like spring in Minnesota. When […]

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DoD

Imbolc and the Leap Year moon Friday gratefuls: Kate’s work with Carol, the hand therapist. Valet service at Swedish. Blue skies, active solar snow shovel. Joe getting approved for DogsonDeployment! Yeah. All those who’ve signed up as potential dog boarders through DoD. Dogs and how much they mean to us. Dinner with Jon tonight. We […]

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Seeing the forest for the trees

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Thursday gratefuls: Sliver Leap Year Moon last night. Awakening to the forest around me. The beauty and warmth at CBE. Kate’s healing fingers, her growing stamina. Her mood. Wiggly Murdoch at Bergen Bark. Time with Seoah. All those dinosaurs and trees and shrubs that died so we might have […]

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Life in the ohr mines

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Sleep. Up at 6:45. Cold nights. Electric blanket. Perfect. The sun and blue sky. Fresh, brilliant white snow. A quiet house. Latvia, a nation of introverts. Reincarnation possibility? Art Green and his student, Rabbi Jamie. Chocolate. Pretzels with a zing. My treadmill. Kettlebells. Stall mats. Roku. Netflix. […]

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Monday, Monday

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Kep’s stoicism at the vet. Gertie’s paw print and ashes. Her blessed memory. Joe. The gas heater here in the loft. Faithful. The Dell screen that shows me what I’m doing. What other’s have done. Time. Now. Now. Now. Now. No past. No future. Now. Apply Zeno’s […]

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Family Time

Imbolc and the new Leap Year Moon Monday gratefuls: Gabe, who wants to be an actor. Seoah leafing through a furniture catalog. Lunch with Ruth, Gabe, Jon, and Seoah at the Yak and Yeti. Seeing the Highlands neighborhood in Denver. Discovering University Ave. in Denver. Coffee. Coffee growers. The coffee plant. Laborers who grow, roast, […]

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13.8 Billion Years

Imbolc and the 1% crescent of the Shadow Mountain Moon Sunday gratefuls: Family. All of’em. Snow. Kep. Rigel. Murdoch. Gertie in memory. Roast chicken. Tater tots. Caesar salad. Water. As snow. As Maxwell Creek. As ice. As from our well. As in Lake Superior and the wide Pacific. Oxygen. Rocky Mountain high. All the dinosaurs […]

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Changing World

Imbolc and the waning sliver Shadow Mountain Moon Saturday gratefuls: Kate’s stitches out. Her toughness. Seoah cleaning. Rigel, grieving. Chinooks (snow eater winds). Gabe, who comes at 10. Jon and Ruth skiing at A-basin today. My Aeron chair. The split key-board I use. This Dell computer. The engineers and laborers who designed and built all […]

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Bereshit

Imbolc and the thin waning crescent of the Shadow Mountain Moon Friday gratefuls: Kate’s increased stamina. She went to mussar in the afternoon and a board meeting at night. Seoah’s Italian potato pancakes. Hearing happy Korean when I returned home last night, Seoah on the phone with her Virginia friend. Joe’s working with dogsondeployment. Might […]

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A Task

Imbolc and the waning crescent of the Shadow Mountain Moon When I first began reading Art Green’s Radical Judaism, I thought maybe my job would be to think Christianity through from his truly radical, non-supernatural perspective. Look at Christian civilization in the manner of Mordecai Kaplan with Green’s theology as a pathway, a halakha. The […]

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