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This, That

Fall and the RBG Moon Monday gratefuls: Orion. Mars. The waning RBG moon. Venus. Kate. Cheerful. A good three, four days. Rigel and Kep. Our tempur-pedic mattress. The virus. Still reshaping our lives, our nation, our democracy. All those struggling with the virus, with the deaths of loved ones. May they be comforted. Each time […]

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Courage and Sadness

Mabon (Vernal Equinox) and the RBG Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Kate resolving the missing $5,500.Rigel eager to get up this morning. Orion in the south. Mars in the west. Venus in the east. Sirius in the southeast. Small bursts of color. The Great Wheel, turning. The vernal equinox. When the night hours increase. Daylight shortens. Crops […]

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La Shana Tova 5781!

Lughnasa and the Rosh Hashanah Moon Friday gratefuls: Joe and Seoah. Sano Vet. Yet more enroflaxcin. Chewy. Finally. Kate’s two good days in a row. Jon, Ruth, Gabe. Coming on Saturday. New workout. Subway. Lik’s Ice Cream. Stinker’s Sinclair. Black Mountain. Shadow Mountain. Longer nights. Over to Safeway for a pickup order. All but two […]

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Getting to 5781

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Kate. Always Kate. The night sky. Venus. Life on Venus? Rigel. Kep. Deb from on the move fitness. Her grief. The new workout. Cool morning. Mountain Waste. Rage, by Woodward. The internet. DSL. The Gift on Netflix. Borgen, too. Dark sky spots in Colorado: Dinosaur National Monument. […]

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Labor Day

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Monday gratefuls: For all those workers who have kept up their jobs, at risk to themselves, so that we might have necessities like food, gas, medical care. Talking with Kate, releasing my angst from below. Letting go of my desire to paint, to write. For now. Spaghetti alfredo last […]

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Head, Heart, Hands and Health

Lughnasa and the Lughnasa Moon Sunday gratefuls: The framers. Jon’s print. Ode’s. Ruth’s painting. Kate’s heirloom needlepoint: Love is Enough. All beautiful. Art by friend and family. Pho. Singapore noodles. That woman and her kid who needed money. Ruby and her air conditioning. Driving through Evergreen with the window down and the AC on. Allergies. […]

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#244

Summer and the Moon of Justice Saturday gratefuls: This country. These purple mountain majesties. The lakes of Minnesota. Lake Superior. Evergreen. Conifer. Shadow Mountain. The great plains, rippling wheat. Corn fields of Iowa. Lady Liberty. New York City. San Francisco. Puget Sound. The Colorado River. The Mississippi. The South. New England. The first lighters up […]

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Come for the virus. Stay for the ICU.

Summer and the Moon of Justice Sunday gratefuls: Jon. Ruth. Gabe. Joe. The Dad parts of my morning. Regular and grande. Curtis. Even though. Hey, why not throw in Elmo and Charlie Keaton, too? All Dads, all day. A weak brother to Mother’s Day, but still. A fine day yesterday. The crowd in Tulsa. Summertime […]

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Leaning In. To the Sun.

Beltane and the Moon of Sorrow Saturday gratefuls: The Moon of Sorrow comes to an end. Rain. The smell of the Forest, Pine needles and Pine resin, wet Soil. Petichor. A perfume created by the mistress of all perfumery: Mother Earth. Extra bonus: smelling it while I walked out to get the newspaper. Seoah’s wonderful […]

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A Beautiful Day

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Monday gratefuls: Ancient friends with long memories and loving hearts. Seeing Jon, Ruth, Gabe. And, talking to them. Momma’s little helper. Seoah’s sweetness and her frustration. Rigel, whose meds are working. She can get on the bed again. Kep, who’s a good boy. A solid Mother’s day for Kate. […]

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