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Head, Heart, Hands and Health

Lughnasa and the Lughnasa Moon Sunday gratefuls: The framers. Jon’s print. Ode’s. Ruth’s painting. Kate’s heirloom needlepoint: Love is Enough. All beautiful. Art by friend and family. Pho. Singapore noodles. That woman and her kid who needed money. Ruby and her air conditioning. Driving through Evergreen with the window down and the AC on. Allergies. […]

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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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A Hard Place to Be

Summer and the Moon of Justice Sunday gratefuls: My partner, Kate. Our sweet girl, Rigel. And, our good boy, Kepler. Kate’s stoma site looking better. The front yard, looking clean and foresty with the stumps gone. The backyard looking good, will look better before Labor Day. Window cleaners, gutter cleaners in August. Yeah. Rethinking our […]

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A New Covenant

Summer and the Moon of Justice Wednesday gratefuls: Mountain Waste. The Claussens, coming for my pallets. The much improved back. Mowed. Most of the detritus picked up and moved. Photographs from Scott of the Woollies at George Floyd’s death site. Sjogren’s, not Covid. Pork ribeye. Napa Cabbage. The heat. The coolness of the morning. Garbage […]

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Dance, Twirl, Leap

Beltane and the Moon of Sorrow Monday gratefuls: Old friends. Ancient friends. The Sky. Roads and their romance. Saudi Arabia. Singapore. San Francisco. The Rocky Mountains. The Clan. Newspapers. Headlines. Journalists. Freedom of the Press. Freedom of Assembly. Freedom. Both from and for. July 4. Seoah’s birthday. Lululemon. Seoah’s favorite store. The fans here in […]

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A Red Flag

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Thursday gratefuls: Kate, sewing. Seoah, laughing. Rigel, sleeping hard. Kep, eager to get up, get breakfast. 34 degrees this morning. High Winds, low humidity, lots of sunshine=red flag warning. Masks. The Lodgepole blown over yesterday. Equanimity. Mussar. Kabbalah class yesterday. Missed opportunities for exercise. Dave and Deb. High Winds […]

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Nature Boy

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Saturday gratefuls: Rain. Soaking in, helping us all up here. Weakness yesterday. A bit down, a bit luproned, a bit tired. Worked out anyhow. Persistence. Seoah’s laugh. Kate’s good spirits. Rigel, who slept in her safe place because of the thunder. This computer, a reliable servant. My gas heater […]

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A Druid. A Priest.

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Friday gratefuls: Beau Jo’s pizza. A rain cloud creeping down Black Mountain. What’s your fire? Ode’s question for Sunday. Mussar folk. Silence. Clean speech. Jews. CBE. Alan on zoom yesterday. The Denver Post. The Washington Post. The New York Times. Charlie. You’re a druid! That was the Reverend Doctor […]

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The Daily Show

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Wednesday gratefuls: Trash pickup. (just remembered I have to take out the trash. A double bagger today.) A salmon, corn, wilted veggies and mango meal last night. Seoah. Kate working through Mt. Evans and Option Care to solve her feeding tube issues. She has a new pump! The Clan […]

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Now and Not Yet

Spring and Corona Lunacy II Saturday gratefuls: Zoom, bytes into friends and family. Cool air. Kep and Rigel letting me sleep. Seoah’s pork and sweet potato noodles. Reorganizing the loft. Echoes of Peace. The Last Kingdom, Bernard Cornwall’s novels into TV, a real game of thrones. History. Mitochondrial Eve. Out of Africa, my DNA clan […]

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