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You Cannot Abandon It

Summer and the Moon of Sorrow Saturday gratefuls: Watermelon. Tomatoes. Bacon. Sourdough bread. Water. Coffee. Eggs. Hardboiling Eggs in a steamer. Natural Gas. Rain. Thunder. Lightning. Lodgepole Pines. Aspen. Yes, even the Pollen. Wind. The Sun. The Moon of Sorrow. The Coronavirus. The World Ocean. Lake Superior. Minnesota Lakes. The majestic White Pine. The Wolf. […]

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Essential Work

Summer and the Moon of Justice Friday gratefuls: Calming down after Seoah’s departure. Getting into a rhythm with housework, cooking. 45 degrees this morning. Derek taking away our logs. Paper. Computer screens. My hand held computer. Day. Night. The power of the people. The screeching evidence that Trump is bad. Those seeing it now and […]

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Give me liberty, or give me death. Hold my beer: the coronavirus.

Summer and the Moon of Sorrow Thursday gratefuls: Seoah’s back in Singapore. In quarantine. Texting us about how much she misses us. Us, too. Seoah and Joe on the same soil. Finally. Kate’s improving spirits. Blocking the leakage, some skin improvement. Treatments for Kep’s hotspots. Prednisone and Cephalexin. An empty house. Learning from Seoah about […]

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One Day at a Time

Summer and the Moon of Justice Wednesday gratefuls: Simplicity. Does this idea bring me joy? Kondoing my thinking. Maybe. MVP. Rich. Susan. Marilyn. Tara. Judy. Zoom. Covid’s forced introspection. What matters in our daily life? What doesn’t? Seoah between Narita and Singapore. Picture of her with mask and faceshield on the plane. Kate finding Kep’s […]

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Getting on a jetplane

Summer and the Moon of Justice Tuesday gratefuls: Seoah. At the airport waiting on her 8 a.m. flight. The journey there. Joe. In Singapore waiting on her. Quarantine. Two weeks. Then, a reunion. Rigel, looking out the door at me when I got back. Elk in Evergreen. Mule Deer coming up the Mountain. The Sun. […]

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정말, Seoah

Summer and the Moon of Justice Monday gratefuls: Seoah. Seoah. Seoah. Seoah Seoah. Seoah. A sweetheart. A good heart. Her visit to TJ Maxx and Whole Foods yesterday. Her cleaning the house one last time yesterday. Showing me her tricks. Joe and Seoah. Together again. After 14 days of quarantine. Seoah. 3:30 a.m. Tomorrow. Off […]

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Come for the virus. Stay for the ICU.

Summer and the Moon of Justice Sunday gratefuls: Jon. Ruth. Gabe. Joe. The Dad parts of my morning. Regular and grande. Curtis. Even though. Hey, why not throw in Elmo and Charlie Keaton, too? All Dads, all day. A weak brother to Mother’s Day, but still. A fine day yesterday. The crowd in Tulsa. Summertime […]

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Leaning In. To the Sun.

Beltane and the Moon of Sorrow Saturday gratefuls: The Moon of Sorrow comes to an end. Rain. The smell of the Forest, Pine needles and Pine resin, wet Soil. Petichor. A perfume created by the mistress of all perfumery: Mother Earth. Extra bonus: smelling it while I walked out to get the newspaper. Seoah’s wonderful […]

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Juneteenth

Beltane and the Moon of Sorrow Friday gratefuls: A cooling rain, significant. The lack of yellow stains on the asphalt. The pollen season may be waning. Talking to Joe last night. Clean Rigel. Clean Kepler. Sashimi. Roasted chicken. Seoah and Joe together, far apart. CBE. Jamie and his teaching. Art Green, for such a heart […]

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At Her Funeral

Beltane and the Moon of Sorrow Thursday gratefuls: Gauze sponges. Wax o-rings for Kate’s leakage. Stoma powder. The chance to care for Kate. A forty degree morning on Shadow Mountain after 92 degrees in Denver on Monday. That silly Rigel, not acting her age. At all. Kep, the serious. Dog groomer today. The Kabbalah class. […]

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