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A Druid. A Priest.

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Friday gratefuls: Beau Jo’s pizza. A rain cloud creeping down Black Mountain. What’s your fire? Ode’s question for Sunday. Mussar folk. Silence. Clean speech. Jews. CBE. Alan on zoom yesterday. The Denver Post. The Washington Post. The New York Times. Charlie. You’re a druid! That was the Reverend Doctor […]

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Not a vice

Spring and the Corona Lunacy II Thursday gratefuls: Overcast early morning. Kate, progress. Seoah and I at the grocery store. The clan that gathers on Tuesday mornings. That cool night. The howls. The coronavirus. Reshaping our lives, our history. Other plagues that teach us how to live with this one. History. Eduardo and Holly. Jude. […]

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Soul

Spring and the Corona Lunacy II Wednesday gratefuls: Garbage men and women. King Sooper pick up today. Tony’s meat bundles that I collect on May 4th. Kate’s problem solving with her sewing machine. Rigel climbing up on the bed and plopping down right between us. Her head on my pillow. The cool night. Balmy days. […]

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Breathe in, Breathe out

Spring and the Corona Luna Saturday gratefuls: Murdoch jail break. Seoah’s spring rolls. Kate’s good day. Her referral to an ostomy nurse (for her feeding tube). The white, confectioner’s sugar look on Black Mountain, our lodgepoles, the solar panels. Rabbi Jamie’s Maladies and Melodies zoom session yesterday. These days of our lives. Learning new things […]

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World. Changed.

Spring and the Leap Year Moon Friday gratefuls: Ted of All Trades for two pushes yesterday. A beautiful snowday. Mussar on Zoom. Kate on camera. Rigel, hip deep in the snow. Leftover cabbage and corned beef. Each of you. Isolation. A changing world. Internet. DSL. Black Mountain, Shadow Mountain. And on we go together, separate. […]

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Art House Cinema

Imbolc and the Leap Year Full Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Kabbalah Experience. The stimulation I’ve gotten from that reading. Bill, fellow seeker and his gifts this morning. Kate and the start of our 31st year together. Kimbop. Picnic food, Seoah says, a Korean sushi-like roll. Seoah’s delight at the ease of her UPS interaction. Jackie, a […]

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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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Getting Things Done

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Sunday gratefuls: Blue skies, green trees, bright sun. Joe and his sense of right and wrong. Seoah’s salmon meal last night. Kate’s phone calls. My health. Rigel and the Kep. Gertie of blessed memory. The overseas part of the clan. The stay-at-homes. The Rocky Mountains. Shadow Mountain. Sunday ungrateful: […]

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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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Call Brigid

Imbolc and the waning crescent of the Shadow Mountain Moon Wednesday gratefuls: The cold. Fresh snow. Murdoch. Kep. Rigel. Gertie. Ruth. Jon. Gabe. Seoah. Kate. Joe. This body I inhabit. The idea of soul. Panentheism. Monism. (Priority Monism). The moon and its phases. Mother earth in all her garbs. Fresh water. Sea water. All the […]

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