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The Thanksgiving Moon at 1%

Samain                                                                            Last sliver Thanksgiving Moon Under the Healing Moon Kate recovered from her g.i. bleed. Under the Thanksgiving Moon we found the problem and are close to a procedure to provide her relief. The bleed was on September 28th, over two months ago. It does seem to have served the unintended but welcome purpose of […]

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Surgery

Fall                                                                                Harvest Moon Quick note. Bleeding continues. Failed attempt last night to stop the bleeding with an embolization procedure. So. Surgery this morning, a bowel resection. I’m heading in right now. 6:30 a.m. Went in last night, got back about 11:00. This is what Kate wants. She does not want a repeat of Thursday night/Friday […]

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I want to be: an Olympic gymnast, a music producer, winner of LeMans

Fall                                                                   Harvest Moon The waning gibbous harvest moon hangs over Black Mountain this morning. A blue, blue sky contrasted by green and gold at the mountain’s peak. Night time temperatures have fallen below 40 so there’s a distinct chill in the air. Still little precipitation, signs pointing to high fire danger, very high on one […]

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Cheshbon Nefesh

Lughnasa                                                                  Harvest Moon As the moon’s change, so does the Jewish calendar. We’re now in the month of Tishrei, its first day, Rosh Hashanah, the new year of the world. All over the world, throughout the diaspora and in Israel, Jews will be celebrating the new year, shana tovah. This is short for l’shana tova […]

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Fragment

Lughnasa                                                                    Waning Summer Moon (computer/electrical problems yesterday) Tomorrow is erev Rosh Hashanah, the eve of the new year for humans, the day when humans were created and a celebration of the days of creation of the world.* It begins the ten days of awe which end on Yom Kippur. The month of Elul, which ends […]

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the point

Lughnasa                                               Monsoon Moon Got to the point of the trip yesterday. At a rainy 10 am in St. Paul, on Summit Avenue across from Macalester. About 30 people gathered to celebrate Groveland’s acceptance […]

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Summer                                                                        Monsoon Moon

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A leather jacket, leaning on the nose of the plane

Beltane                                                                           Sumi-e Moon He wore a leather jacket, leaned on the nose of his liaison plane, a dashing aviator surely in his own mind. It was a pose redolent of the early days of World War II when young American men, he must have been 23 or 24 at the time, answered the call. This […]

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In case you’ve forgotten who should be on your list, a helpful reminder

Beltane                                                                                 Sumi-e Moon

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Say It Ain’t So, Bob

Beltane                                                                               Sumi-e Moon Probably won’t be going back to Chainsaw Bob’s. Went yesterday to get my chain sharpened. They have a new deal, smart, where you leave your old chain and they put an already sharpened one on your saw. Supposed to save time. And it would if the guy putting the chain back on […]

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