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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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A Beautiful Day

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Monday gratefuls: Ancient friends with long memories and loving hearts. Seeing Jon, Ruth, Gabe. And, talking to them. Momma’s little helper. Seoah’s sweetness and her frustration. Rigel, whose meds are working. She can get on the bed again. Kep, who’s a good boy. A solid Mother’s day for Kate. […]

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Up, down

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Thursday gratefuls: Kate’s slowly healing fingers. The bowl hot pads she’s making. Finding her in her sewing room. Yeah! Yeah! Seoah’s concern about what happens to us when she leaves. Rigel’s blood work. Good except for slightly elevated creatinine. Getting some of my workout in yesterday. New floods for […]

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The Unmasked

Beltane and Corona Lunacy II Wednesday gratefuls: Rigel’s recovery from dental work. Seoah’s kind heart. All my friends and family who have avoided Covid. So far. The people who believe in Trump. Those of us who don’t, won’t, can’t. Angkor Wat. Bayon. Ta Phrom. Mary and her Singapore. Mark and his Riyadh. Diane and her […]

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To Rigel

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Tuesday gratefuls: Rigel, our amazing 11 year old. “She could pass for five,” said the vet at her physical yesterday. Cool mountain nights. Blue Colorado sky. Being home, having a home. Rocks piled up high, high, high. Streams racing to the leave the Mountain top, to carry its message […]

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Soul

Spring and the Corona Lunacy II Wednesday gratefuls: Garbage men and women. King Sooper pick up today. Tony’s meat bundles that I collect on May 4th. Kate’s problem solving with her sewing machine. Rigel climbing up on the bed and plopping down right between us. Her head on my pillow. The cool night. Balmy days. […]

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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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So Lucky

Spring and Corona Lunacy II Friday gratefuls: New tricks for an old dog. Appreciative inquiry. Kate on the board, planning for the next five years. Kate sewing. Kate smiling. Kate. Seoah and her sadness. The coronavirus, what has it done for you today? My life’s quieter, less strained. Got me into spring organizing for the […]

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Yesterday

Spring and the Corona Luna Friday gratefuls: Sparkly powder, falling gently. Temps in the teens. Good sleeping. The good phlebotomist. Tony’s Market senior shopping hour. Their fresh sustainable fish, their cases of steaks and burgers and chickens and readymade foods. The guy behind the counter who’s a Celtic’s fan. The fog as I drove down […]

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Seeing

Spring and the Corona Luna Monday gratefuls: Corn dogs. State Fair corn dogs. The Minnesota State Fair. The Great Minnesota Get Together. The Great U.S. stay apart. The bailout. I think. Being alone with Kate and Seoah. Those pictures of Murdoch from Brenton. Life in a world historical event. Life. Death. The power of Monday. […]

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