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Who. Are. You?

Lughnasa and the Lughansa Moon Saturday gratefuls: Yet more rain. Cool nights and mornings. A not so bad day for Kate. Derek. Shrimp and gnocchi. Re-reading Jennie’s Dead. Urge to paint coming back. Tom and his focus for our Sunday gathering, Ancient Friends. The Watchmen on HBO. Recursion by Coloradan Blake Crouch. Writing. Oil paints. […]

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Going Viral

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Friday gratefuls: Bergen Bark Inn. Wonderful care for Murdoch. And, they can keep him through the time we need. Yeah! A pleasant family meal at Brook’s Tavern. Lots of laughter and smiles. Seoah, the fashionista. Kate’s recovery from her flare. CBE. Kep, who stayed up for me on Wednesday […]

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Volunteers. Dog bless them.

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Friday gratefuls: Corinne in Boulder for her graciousness. Murdoch, for being such a good boy at her house. Seoah, navigating a difficult parting in a still strange language, a still new culture. Kate, living with her ornery body. Dr. Gidday, strong woman, good doc. The melting snow, mostly gone […]

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Hello, Hello, Hello

Imbolc and the waning crescent of the Shadow Mountain Moon Thursday gratefuls: Bergen Bark Inn, Murdoch’s wiggly happy greeting. Seoah eating pho. “I’m a happy girl.” The cold, clean and sharp. Powder all day yesterday, a snow globe day. The Jeffco snowplowers who clear our road. Evergreen. This mountain, Shadow Mountain, on which our home […]

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Brown Eyes Blue

Imbolc and the waning Shadow Mountain Moon Saturday gratefuls: Staff at the Burn clinic where Kate’s fingers will go through rehab. Jon’s improvement overnight. A clean refrigerator. Birthday present from Seoah. As well as the holiday meal with sweet potato noodles. Joe’s call. Kate. Always Kate. A bit of weirdness at the DMV on Thursday. […]

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Sansin

Imbolc and the waning Shadow Mountain Moon Friday gratefuls: For a return to my orbital goal post. Murdoch, bouncy and happy yesterday at Bergen Bark Inn. The Village Gourmet. Dogsondeployment.com, maybe a solution. Chocolate rocks. Jon made it to the E.R. Moving from the bewildering and sad to the chaotic and absurd. Jon called about […]

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Surfin’

Imbolc and the Shadow Mountain Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Ted, who plowed our driveway early. The snow. Temps below zero. Almost a Minnesota June afternoon. Delicious meal last night, SeoAh. (Spring onions, enoki mushrooms, eggplant and thinly sliced, fried beef.) Not having to watch Murdoch. A weird short TV series about teens and Norwegian myth: Ragnarok. […]

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Asia in Colorado

Imbolc and the Shadow Mountain Moon Monday gratefuls: SeoAh. H-Mart. The pan-Asian experience of H-Mart. Inventor of the jet engine. The Wright brothers. Joe. Ruby. The coming snow. Mt. Evans, our weathermaker. Altitude. Those on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. Saw my buddies on the Zoom yesterday. Except for sleep challenged Mark. Did […]

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Just Another Saturday

Imbolc and the Shadow Mountain Moon Sunday gratefuls: SeoAh. What a treasure in our lives. I pick her up around eleven. The zoomguys: Paul, Tom, Mark, Bill. Old friends. Nothing better. Sundays. Still a restful day, a quasi-sabbath. Snow coming. Last Saturday we went to the Porter Adventist E.R. (not sure it’s worthy of the […]

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Doggy Detention

Winter and the Leap Year Moon Wednesday gratefuls: The Apple repair store guy. The offensive line size guy at Broadway Motors who, after putting on black plastic gloves, got my chainsaw working. No charge. Jeffco animal control. Yes, really. Ruby, in whom I slipped through Denver with ease. Dr. Palmini and Sano Vet. Cephalosporin*. Gertie. […]

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