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She Can Handle Them

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Six inches of snow, at least. Cold weather.Rigel’s most excellent visit to the doctors. The Rommertopf chicken as leftovers. Yum. Visit with the clan. It got cold. Fast. Rained, drizzled ice. Dropped away from summer with the snap of an aspen twig. It Snowed starting around 3 […]

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Just Say No

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Friday gratefuls: Vampire Kate. Four new teeth for her. Rigel’s good appetite this morning. 2020, year of tragedy and transformation. Cooling down of our days. The blood red sun. Again. The zombie GOP, haunting itself. Annie. That very cute chocolate lab pup that Brenton White gets in 9 days. […]

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Dog Is Love

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Kate and her 76th. Veterinarians. Their love of dogs. Rigel in their care. Still. Kate’s teeth. Emergency fund. Ruby. A fine car. Window cleaners coming today. Angelique. New house cleaner. Kep. Tears. Again. Sweet Corn. Cool morning. Cooling nights. Getting this out before the meeting of the […]

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Red Moon

Lughnasa and the crescent Lughnasa Moon (with Venus below) Friday gratefuls: Kate’s more comfortable. Her Michelle William’s hairdo done in reddish blonde. Jackie, a sweet woman. Note from Seoah. Jon, Ruth, Gabe coming up Saturday next to celebrate Kate’s 76th. Weather. The beautiful moon and its pendant planet. A nice note from Diane. Wildfire. The […]

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Summer and the Moon of Justice Not sure, but I think the security guard at the Happy Camper (marijuana dispensary) said, as I left, “Have a nice flight!” If he didn’t, I wish he had.

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Wandering

Summer and the Moon of Justice (see below for Wednesday gratefuls) Been wandering around in the corridors of my mind, feeling a little lost. Not writing. Not taking a class. Not going to CBE. Not seeing the grandkids or Jon. Not gardening, which for some reason has risen in my heart as important. No bees. […]

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You Cannot Abandon It

Summer and the Moon of Sorrow Saturday gratefuls: Watermelon. Tomatoes. Bacon. Sourdough bread. Water. Coffee. Eggs. Hardboiling Eggs in a steamer. Natural Gas. Rain. Thunder. Lightning. Lodgepole Pines. Aspen. Yes, even the Pollen. Wind. The Sun. The Moon of Sorrow. The Coronavirus. The World Ocean. Lake Superior. Minnesota Lakes. The majestic White Pine. The Wolf. […]

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Essential Work

Summer and the Moon of Justice Friday gratefuls: Calming down after Seoah’s departure. Getting into a rhythm with housework, cooking. 45 degrees this morning. Derek taking away our logs. Paper. Computer screens. My hand held computer. Day. Night. The power of the people. The screeching evidence that Trump is bad. Those seeing it now and […]

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No Easy Way Out

Spring and the Corona Lunacy II Tuesday gratefuls: Joe and Seoah, good together. Kate’s relearning sewing, getting her Bernina back to working order. Leakage much, much improved. Caesar Salad. Grocery pickup at King Sooper. Zaidy’s Deli. Maxwell creek flowing full. Return of the hummingbirds. Trail cam photographs of mountain lions, a turkey fight on a […]

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An Experiment

Spring and the Corona Luna An unfolding, yet so far under reported story, A Perfect Storm is Gathering in the South. The author, Margaret Renkl, has become one of my favorite NYT op ed people. She’s had interesting columns on animals and plants in Tennessee and her coverage of the tornadoes that struck Tennessee last […]

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