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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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Sad. Glad.

Spring and the Luna Corona Rushed this morning. Wanted to add a couple of things this afternoon. First, feelings of sadness, grief have washed over me this afternoon. Close to tears. Not sure why though confinement, continuing difficulties for Kate, she’s down to 93 pounds, and blood pressure that won’t stay stable don’t give me […]

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Spring and the Corona Luna Wednesday gratefuls: The chicken. Carrots. Onion. Celery. Peas. Corn. Water. Gas, piped up the side of Shadow Mountain by Colorado Natural Gas. The stove. Makers of pots and pans, wooden spoons, ladles. That old recipe off the Golden Plump chickens. The frozen egg noodles. Kate’s got a fingers appointment this […]

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Resilience: starting a conversation

Spring and the Corona Luna Tuesday gratefuls: Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn above the ridge of Conifer Mountain this morning. Brenton, who will probably take Murdoch this Saturday. The Talmud, weird and wonderful. Dante’s Divine Comedy, which I plan to re-read soon. Yes, I read the whole thing. Mark Odegard, who said, “On many levels I […]

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Second Draft presentation

Imbolc and the Full Leap Year Moon Didn’t change a lot, but I did make some significant alterations.                                 Shadow Mountain Midrash “We need to reshape our religious languages in such a way that they will inspire the great collective act of teshuvah, “return” or “repentance,” required of us at this moment.” Radical Judaism, Art […]

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