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Archive for September, 2020

Springtime of the Soul

Fall and the RBG Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Thoracentesis. Valet who got our car from a distant garage. The imaging employee who found an unused machine for Kate’s catscan. Phase two of the three stage plan done. Remembering to take out the blue foam. Clear vision. Michaelmas yesterday. Cool morning. Michaelmas. The Saint’s Day of the […]

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Rats!

Fall and the RBG Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Cat scan today. A quiet day yesterday. Safeway grocery pickup. Salmon and Asparagus. A butter and brown sugar plus soy sauce topping. Yahrzeit candles for mom. Covid. Trump. Alt-Right. Climate change. Black Lives Matter. A shaken nation, forced to reconsider its purpose and future. In the year of […]

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Paying the Price

Fall and the RBG Moon Monday gratefuls: Groveland. The Ancient Ones. The ancientrails of wondering and friendship. The Darkness. The Stars, now steady. Kate’s stoma site. Getting clear and healthy. Kate. Just Kate, always Kate. Exposure. Fear. 28 degrees this a.m. The Gold in them thar Hills: Aspen. Magwa, the hero Rat. The clan. So […]

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Unanswerable Questions.

Fall and the RBG Moon Sunday gratefuls: Orion, clear and distinct, like Descartes wanted his ideas. The night sky, visible again! Meatloaf from Easy Entrees. Learning to sleep all night on my side. The lens in my left eye. Kate, waiting for relief. Ruth will watch Kiss the Ground. Groveland wanting to hear me again […]

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Gardner Me

Fall and the RBG Moon Kiss the Ground. Netflix. Not a huge fan of documentaries. Not sure why. I love fiction, not non-fiction books though I read them from time to time. But this one. Recommended by long time friend Tom Crane. Didn’t say much new, maybe nothing for me, but it pulled my heart. […]

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Apres

Fall and the RBG Moon Saturday gratefuls: Kate. Our ancientrail of man and woman together. Dr. Gustave and his wife, the artist Lindsay Smith Gustave. The cataract, the eye. Its evolution from one-celled life. The hand and the eye together. Art. Seeing and making. UFO’s in Ode’s mind. The threat to our democracy. Our opportunity […]

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Aarggh.

Fall and the RBG Moon Friday gratefuls: Alan. The Tesla experience. The kind folks at Cherry Hills Surgery center. The Latina who placed my IV and gave me enough eye drops I thought I was being waterboarded in a minimalist way. Savannah, my nurse, who kept giving me warm blankets. John, the nurse anesthetist. And […]

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I Can See Clearly Now

Fall and the RBG Moon Thursday gratefuls: Alan. Dr. Gustave. Kate. Angelique. Rigel. Kep. The night sky. A decent night’s sleep. Cool. The Denver Post. Life. In all its forms. Animacy in its unexpected forms. The turning of the Great Wheel. Old friends. The buck in our yard yesterday afternoon. A Mule Deer Buck jumped […]

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Our Id. Our Shadow

Fall and the RBG Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Mountain Waste. Amy’s Cheese Enchiladas. Orion. The dark. The night. Amber. Dr. Gustave. Cataract surgery. Cataracts. Maxwell Falls, upper and lower. Shadow Mountain. Its solidity. Welcome, Fall. The Harvest. The turning of the Aspen’s high up on Black Mountain. Oh. As the evangelicals love to proclaim, we are […]

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Courage and Sadness

Mabon (Vernal Equinox) and the RBG Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Kate resolving the missing $5,500.Rigel eager to get up this morning. Orion in the south. Mars in the west. Venus in the east. Sirius in the southeast. Small bursts of color. The Great Wheel, turning. The vernal equinox. When the night hours increase. Daylight shortens. Crops […]

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