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The Future of Food

Imbolc                                                                           New Shoulder Moon Mentioned The Third Plate a few posts ago. A book by chef Dan Barber, owner of the Blue Hill restaurant in Manhattan and a principle in the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Westchester County. FARMER’S FEAST$108 DAILY MENU$95 SELECT TASTING OR DAILY MENU Rotation Grains smoked farmer’s cheese […]

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Imbolc                                                                              New Life Moon The full new life moon had a cloudy cover as it rose in the east yesterday, a halo. Driving back from the Purim celebration last night it was moving west, though then in a clear sky, Orion visible nearby. This morning as I came up to the loft it sat near […]

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Challenges

Winter                                                                     Imbolc Moon No word yet on Rigel’s further tests, the ones focused on her GI tract. We do have her now on a diet exclusive of all proteins other than rabbit and those from milk products. She seems less needy, appears happier and to have gained a bit of weight, or, at least doesn’t […]

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Celebrating the Obverse

Winter                                                              Moon of the Long Nights The solstices mark swings to and from extremes, from the longest day to the longest night, there, and as with Bilbo, back again. Darkness and light are never steady in their presence. The earth always shifts in relation to the sun, gradually lengthening the days, then the nights. Most […]

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Metaphor? Of course.

Fall                                                                               Harvest Moon The tree of life, the tree of immortality guarded by the angel with the […]

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Lughnasa 2017

Lughnasa                                                                              Kate’s Moon Welcome to the season of the first harvests. Coincidentally, on the Jewish calendar, today is […]

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End of Week

Midsommar                                                              Kate’s Moon So the right-sized, but too big air conditioner has been rehome Depoted. Another life lesson, though a minor one. Not sure what’s […]

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Wherever you go, there you change.

Midsommar                                                             New (Kate’s) Moon If you’re an alcoholic like I am, you learn early in treatment that the geographical escape won’t work. Wherever you go, […]

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A New Frame

Midsommar                                                                      Most Heat Moon Next week we all give 5-8 minute presentations in our kabbalah class. The ostensible purpose is for […]

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An Earthquake

Midsommar                                                                 Most Heat Moon Kabbalah. It’s trying to pry off the empiricist covering I’ve put on my world. I say trying because I’m […]

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