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Mountain Living

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Saturday gratefuls: Mountain lions and bears, oh my! Snow plowing. Rigel’s eating. Long, soaking rain yesterday. 47 degrees this a.m. Red clouds, red sun. Mary’s birthday. Seoah, Joe. Ruth. Here are a few snippets from today’s e-mails and message boards. These locations are all close by in mountain terms: […]

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Bloody Sun

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Tuesday and Wednesday gratefuls: Kate’s DEXA scan for bone density. Ruby’s a.c. for the drive. Euphoria on HBO. Ruth’s new favorite show. Rigel’s improving appetite. Amber. Mountain Waste. The blood red morning Sun. Teenagers. The complexity of their lives, made even more complex by Covid. The orange excrescence and […]

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Water

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Sunday gratefuls: Jon, Ruth, Gabe. All here to celebrate Grandma’s birthday. The specific Animals that gave their lives for our meal: scallops and a tri-tip steak. The heat. When it leaves. Jon and Ruth’s happiness with the gift of Ivory. (our 2011 Rav4). Gabe’s “Air hug. I love you […]

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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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#244

Summer and the Moon of Justice Saturday gratefuls: This country. These purple mountain majesties. The lakes of Minnesota. Lake Superior. Evergreen. Conifer. Shadow Mountain. The great plains, rippling wheat. Corn fields of Iowa. Lady Liberty. New York City. San Francisco. Puget Sound. The Colorado River. The Mississippi. The South. New England. The first lighters up […]

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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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Imminent

Beltane and the Moon of Sorrow Saturday gratefuls: Our Kenmore 19 Frostless Freezer. Its good years of service. A good temporary solution to its imminent demise. Crowhill Appliance. Dave, the tech. Seoah’s help. Kate’s smile when Rigel lay down on her quilt. The gift of pleasant days. Pine pollen. Fish. Curtis Spitler Ellis. Gertrude Eliza […]

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A New Creation

Beltane and the Moon of Sorrow Tuesday gratefuls: For the clan, gathering. Solar snow shovel. Kate’s good days. Seoah’s potential flight, June 7. The ancient friends. The mice and the voles and the rabbits and the squirrels. Rigel’s love of the hunt. Life. Death. Skin and bones. Feet, keeping you grounded since you learned to […]

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Moody

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Friday gratefuls: Kate and her magical power. A 30 minute walk on the treadmill. Still reorganizing. Getting there. Mussar yesterday. Confront with compassion. Oh, the magical power? She disrupts technology with a touch. Rain and snow in the forecast for Memorial Day. Bears. Foxes. Mountain Lions. Pine Martens. Mink. […]

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Speak

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Wednesday gratefuls: The steer that gave his life for our ribeye. The potato, long underground, now eaten. Sweet corn. Mushrooms. Garlic. And, the helpers, butter, Tony’s prime rib rub. Seoah’s cleaning. Kate’s bowl hot pads. More sewing by her. A Red Flag Warning day. Second in a row. Heightened […]

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