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Thanks for coming to work

Spring and the 1% sliver of the Leap Year Moon Monday gratefuls: A chicken! King Sooper had a chicken! I got the second to last one. Drug makers. Pharmacists. Nurses, especially nurses. All health care workers, all around the world. Politicians, in particular U.S. governors and mayors, actually confronting the crisis. Democrat senators holding the […]

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Cut Precious Stones

Spring and the Leap Year Moon Sunday gratefuls: the long shabbat. the damage being done to Trump’s presidency. By himself. The solar snow shovel. Scott Simpson’s note about his journey back from Colorado. Ode’s crane stories. Crane. Again, still, the truckers, shelvers, nurses, clerks, doctors, cleaners, gas station attendants. Hope we remember their service afterward. […]

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Talmud and Corona

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon Monday gratefuls: Isolation and flattening the curve. School’s out, a good deal for Jon and the kids. Global pandemic. We are all globalists now. Talmud. The internet. DSL. The grinding down of the stock market. Immune systems. My fingers, not taking them for granted. CBE. Mark in Saudi Arabia. […]

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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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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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Downsize?

Winter and the Future Moon Monday gratefuls: Ruth and Jon skiing. Gabe peeling potatoes. Kate getting Murdoch upstairs. The picker at King Sooper. Having Sunday free of workout. Cleaning off my table. Organizing and preserving my paintings. Kate paying the bills. Ruth. Murdoch. My paintings. Whoa. Like my novels and my blog. I’ve done, I […]

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A Certain Woolly Center of Gravity

Winter and the Future Moon Sunday gratefuls: Snow, at night. Stefan and Lonnie in Colorado. Having plenty of leftovers. Hugs. Tears. This whole miracle the world. Life. Death. All of it. Again, still the mountains. This nation, tested as it is. This nation, for what it still is. This nation, for what it still can […]

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Seven years, five months, 26 days to go

Winter and the Future Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Kate removing my sutures. Shelly for a quick and relatively painless shot of Lupron. Ali Baba for great gyros, hummus. Those who built the mountain roads. Those who built and maintain the mountain power lines. Golden Solar for installing our solar panels. Fourth day of Daf Yomi. Only […]

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Daf Yomi

Winter and the Future Moon later Monday gratefuls: The Talmud, the extraordinary reach of Jewish history, CBE, Rabbi Jamie, Alan. Mussar. Kabbalah. Because the time seemed propitious I’ve embarked on a seven and a half year journey called Daf Yomi. A Daf is both sides of a page, A and B, in the Talmud. Daf […]

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