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Shansin. Again.

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Monday gratefuls: Shansin. Four Mule Deer Does in the yard this morning. Romertopf. The Chicken that gave its life for our meal. Potatoes. Onions. Carrots. Garlic. Sesame oil. Old friends: Tom, Bill, Mark, Paul. Poetry. Wine for Kate. Those who wear masks. Those who don’t. These Mountains. Their Trees. […]

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Slouching No More

Beltane and Corona Lunacy II Sunday gratefuls: Anxiety, in good proportion it keeps me aware, alert. Kate’s string of good days. No more feedbag leakage. Much, much less stoma leakage. Sewing. She made five bowl hot pads yesterday. Track light fixtures that I can’t open. A search today. Seoah’s desire to see Joe. Another cool […]

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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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Echoes of Peace

Spring and the Corona Lunacy II Buddy Scott Simpson found this in Judson Baptist’s newsletter. (Minneapolis) Echoes of Peace This song was inspired by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and all the tribes, nations, people coming together in North Dakota to protect the water and halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. More about […]

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Passover and Easter People

Spring and the Corona Luna Sunday gratefuls: Saturday Night Seder. Kate’s joy in her Jewishness. Bulgogi by Seoah. Seoah walking for 45 minutes around our driveway. Art Green’s Radical Judaism, again. Snow. Maybe a foot thru Tuesday. Cold. 10 degrees. Calm. Traction. The passover story. It’s centrality for me, recently realized. Our stay at home […]

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First Draft Presentation

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon                                 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 Green, p. 8 Green’s book is honest and radical, character traits I […]

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Ancientrails

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Alan, recovering from pneumonia. Brenton and Corrine who have both contacted us through DogsonDeployment. We see Corrine on Thursday in Boulder. The gentle aches in my body, the sleeping in this morning that mean I had a good workout yesterday. The steer that gave its life for […]

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Deep Guidance

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Sunday gratefuls: An extra day in my birthday month. DogsonDeployment and the three folks who responded right away. Seoah’s careful scrutiny of the profiles. Kate’s help with Corrine, who called from DoD. Blue skies and warm temps. Atlas Obscura. The Rocky Mountain Land Library. Jon’s offer to stay with […]

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Seeing the forest for the trees

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Thursday gratefuls: Sliver Leap Year Moon last night. Awakening to the forest around me. The beauty and warmth at CBE. Kate’s healing fingers, her growing stamina. Her mood. Wiggly Murdoch at Bergen Bark. Time with Seoah. All those dinosaurs and trees and shrubs that died so we might have […]

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Bereshit

Imbolc and the thin waning crescent of the Shadow Mountain Moon Friday gratefuls: Kate’s increased stamina. She went to mussar in the afternoon and a board meeting at night. Seoah’s Italian potato pancakes. Hearing happy Korean when I returned home last night, Seoah on the phone with her Virginia friend. Joe’s working with dogsondeployment. Might […]

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