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Who. Are. You?

Lughnasa and the Lughansa Moon Saturday gratefuls: Yet more rain. Cool nights and mornings. A not so bad day for Kate. Derek. Shrimp and gnocchi. Re-reading Jennie’s Dead. Urge to paint coming back. Tom and his focus for our Sunday gathering, Ancient Friends. The Watchmen on HBO. Recursion by Coloradan Blake Crouch. Writing. Oil paints. […]

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America’s Id

Summer and the Lughnasa Moon Thursday gratefuls: Amber and Lisa. Hummingbirds. Simple joys. Lisa. Her obvious concern and help. Derek, who offered to complete our fire mitigation work. A day of sunshine yesterday. Drove 150 miles yesterday to medical appointments. In air conditioned comfort. Tisha B’av. A day of mourning for the loss of the […]

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Dealing With A Rough Patch

Summer and the Lughnasa Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Almost reorganized living room. Kate’s hands. Dreams. Rains. Cool. The life we live. Nyquil. Pollen. Tramadol. THC. End of the staycation tomorrow. Perry Mason on HBO. Wet earth. Petichor. The tragedies and joys of our days. Dreams. Trying to find third gear in a GTO going up a […]

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Save Baron

Summer and the Lughnasa Moon Sunday gratefuls: The Wolf’s Trail. A gift from a close friend. Thanks, Tom. Amazon. (I know. But, still.) Pick-up. Yet more rain. 49 degrees this morning. Sushi Win. Spring rolls. Wonton soup. Sushi Win special role. Rigel, head out the window, ears back, facial fur streaming back. Ivory. Old reliable. […]

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Wondering

Summer and the Lughnasa Moon Saturday gratefuls: Brooks Tavern’s chicken fried steak. The organized state of the loft. Putting the new laundry hamper together with Kate. This Covid life. The abundant rain yesterday afternoon and last night. Woollies, old and new. The long reach of Jewish history. Celtic myth. Nordic myth. Greek myth. Christian myth. […]

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The Mountains skipped like rams

Summer and the (new moon), the Lughnasa Moon (moon of the first harvest) Monday gratefuls: Clean floors and toilets. Chex Mix. Cinnamon rolls. Shrimp. Claussen’s picked up the pallets. Neowise. Samwise. Tolkien. Robert Penn Warren. The harem of Elk in the lower meadow. The confused Mule Deer Buck on Shadow Mountain Drive. All of our […]

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A Hard Place to Be

Summer and the Moon of Justice Sunday gratefuls: My partner, Kate. Our sweet girl, Rigel. And, our good boy, Kepler. Kate’s stoma site looking better. The front yard, looking clean and foresty with the stumps gone. The backyard looking good, will look better before Labor Day. Window cleaners, gutter cleaners in August. Yeah. Rethinking our […]

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Needed

Summer and the Moon of Justice Wednesday gratefuls: Mary’s recovery. Nasal polyp removal. Anitha, her bestie caring for her at home. Meeting with our financial advisor, RJ. Zoom. The health of our corpus. The three Earth countries sending visitors to Red Mars. Tianwen, Perseverance, Hope. China, USA, UAE. The night sky. Our stumpless front yard. […]

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Monday, Monday

Summer and the Moon of Justice Monday gratefuls: Sleep. Slept in this am. Gettin’ things done. Carne asada from Tony’s. Cooking. Coffee. Water. Gas and fire. Compressors. The freezer. The refrigerator. Rain yesterday. Madam Secretary. Patriotism. Colorado. Minnesota. Indiana. Wisconsin. Crete. Knossos. Ephesus. Delphi. Angkor Wat. Cahokia. The Colosseum. The Appian Way. Ovid. The Metamorphsis. […]

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Stinkin’ Hot

Summer and the Moon of Justice Sunday gratefuls: The nights are getting longer. Kate had good day yesterday. Made further progress on organizing the garage. Joe made jucy lucy’s for Seoah tonight (Singapore time). Rigel with her head resting on Kate’s stomach. Neighbors up to something. A steel container unit at Jude’s, an Airstream at […]

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