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Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Saturday gratefuls: VRCC. Baskin-Robbins. The wonderful drive from Morrison to Kittredge. Expect a sheriff and a posse to come over the rise the whole way. Antibiotics. Those working on new antibiotics. Prednisone. Rigel, Kep, and I all take it. Tempura. Last night. Made by me. Dreams. The Labor Day […]

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Shadow Mountain Clinic notes

Lughnasa and the Full Labor Day Moon over Black Mountain Friday gratefuls: Rigel, who went with me to Evergreen and came back with a big smile. Kep, healing. Kate, enduring and endearing. Alan, who will take me to my cataract surgery both days. That snow coming. Fish fry tonight. Pizza from Beau Jeaus. The new […]

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No Need to Push Into the Future

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Thursday gratefuls: The lovely Labor Day Moon hanging over Black Mountain. Orion’s return. 44 degrees this morning. Snow in the forecast for Tuesday. Kate, dealing. Rigel, eating. Kep, smiling and jumping. Brother Mark at work in the Sands of Arabi. Retired Mary waiting out Malaysia’s quarantine policy. Murdoch and […]

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Good Days and Bad

Lughnasa and the (almost full) Labor Day Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Kate, last night: In this position I feel good. Orion rising! The Labor Day Moon. Asian Chop Salad from Easy Entrees. Dr. Gustave. Cataracts and their removal. Rigel eating well. Joe’s childhood kept alive by baseball cards. The clan. Family memories. Kate’s had a rough […]

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Zoombies

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Monday gratefuls: Rigel’s appetite. Kep’s centeredness. Our home. Kate feeling better last night. Chicken and blueberries and asparagus and beets. Our front, cleaner, more natural after the stump grinding. The night sky, visible now at 5 a.m. 36 degrees this morning. Cold here overnight. Down to 36. Refreshing, invigorating. […]

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Water

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Sunday gratefuls: Jon, Ruth, Gabe. All here to celebrate Grandma’s birthday. The specific Animals that gave their lives for our meal: scallops and a tri-tip steak. The heat. When it leaves. Jon and Ruth’s happiness with the gift of Ivory. (our 2011 Rav4). Gabe’s “Air hug. I love you […]

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Happy Now

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Saturday gratefuls: The best days of my life. Right now. Rigel at home. Kate feeling better. And, 76. Transparent windows. Precious moments. Joe and Kamala. The orange excrescence. Murdoch in photos from Brenton. Extreme fire danger. Wildfires. Moving closer to election day. Can’t come soon enough. Ruth, Gabe, Jon […]

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Home again, home again

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Friday gratefuls: Rigel asleep on the floor, my side of the bed. Her bag of meds and the schedule laid out by Kate. Palisade Peaches and center cut pork chops. Easy Entree. Amber, again. Rain yesterday, good rain, during a red flag day. All the firefighters deployed to the […]

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She’s Back.

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Special afternoon edition. Rigel is home! We picked her up at 12:30. She came walking out, a small pink bandage on her left front leg, otherwise pretty normal. A bit tired from the constant bustle of doggy ICU. We spent just the right amount of money on her. Which […]

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When in need

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Thursday gratefuls: Rigel’s strength. The docs at VRCC. Tara. Kate. Amber, two gratefuls for Amber. Wildfires. Extreme Fire Danger. Kep. Ruth. Kate’s sisters. Shadow Mountain. Black Mountain. The Arapaho National Forest. All the wild critters that live within it. Rigel. Steroids bringing her fever down. Down into normal range. […]

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