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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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You’re Getting There

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Sunday gratefuls: Jon, Ruth, Gabe. Joe, Seoah. Kate. Myself. The cool, 25 degree night. Bright Sun and a cerulean Sky. The waning gibbous Moon, high in the west. Rigel, Kep. Gertie. Old friends and new. CBE. Ruby. Ivory. Coronavirus. Cancer. COPD. Stay at home, self imposed. So many hermits. […]

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To Rigel

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Tuesday gratefuls: Rigel, our amazing 11 year old. “She could pass for five,” said the vet at her physical yesterday. Cool mountain nights. Blue Colorado sky. Being home, having a home. Rocks piled up high, high, high. Streams racing to the leave the Mountain top, to carry its message […]

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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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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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So Lucky

Spring and Corona Lunacy II Friday gratefuls: New tricks for an old dog. Appreciative inquiry. Kate on the board, planning for the next five years. Kate sewing. Kate smiling. Kate. Seoah and her sadness. The coronavirus, what has it done for you today? My life’s quieter, less strained. Got me into spring organizing for the […]

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Seder

Spring and Corona Lunacy II Thursday gratefuls: For the mussar evening group. Order. &, disorder. Buddies Mark Odegard and Jim Johnson for their creative engines, still running. Rich Levine’s work sheet for last night’s class. Seoah’s Swedish meatballs. No, really. Joe’s beard. A handsome one. Kate sewing masks. The coronavirus. What it has revealed and […]

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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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A Jew

Spring and the Passover Full Moon (Corona Luna) Friday gratefuls: For the lupron injection I’m about to receive today, I thank you. For an appointment with Dr. Eigner today, rather than April 17. For a memorable passover with Seoah, Kate, and 53 virtual guests. For Rabbi Jamie, whose soul shines. For the passover meal from […]

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