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Venn Merging

Beltane                                                                                  Woolly Mammoth Moon Yesterday two worlds came into contact, even if only briefly. The first was Kate and mine’s current world, the world of the Rocky Mountains and Reconstructionist Judaism, Evergreen and Shadow Mountain. The other was our old world, the world of the Land of Lakes and the Woolly Mammoths, Andover and the […]

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Projects, More Projects and Lost Gold

Beltane                                                                             Sumi-e Moon Ted of All Trades came by yesterday. We want to add a screen door on the front so we can keep the front door open during the summer. Screen not for bugs, in this case, but dogs. He offered a couple of suggestions, one we’re considering. Maybe have it open left instead […]

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4/20, Dogs

Spring                                                                           Mountain Moon Just as I imagined I would after I turned seventy, Kate and I drove over to our local marijuana dispensary, The Happy Camper, to celebrate pot’s unofficial holiday, 4/20. The Happy Camper on the flank of Mount Rosalie. Decorated. Sort of. A local food truck offered fried chicken, pulled pork, baby back […]

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Yesterday in Pictures

Spring                                                               New Shoulder Moon

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The Future of Food

Imbolc                                                                           New Shoulder Moon Mentioned The Third Plate a few posts ago. A book by chef Dan Barber, owner of the Blue Hill restaurant in Manhattan and a principle in the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Westchester County. FARMER’S FEAST$108 DAILY MENU$95 SELECT TASTING OR DAILY MENU Rotation Grains smoked farmer’s cheese […]

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The Rockies, near home

Imbolc                                                                 Imbolc Moon Through the Platte Canyon, over Kenosha Pass, onto the highplains of South Park, past Fairplay, into the Collegiate Range and finally to the Liar’s Lodge in Buena Vista on the Arkansas River, not far from Leadville. Picked up Kate and Valerie, two Bernina’s, lots of cloth, a suitcase, cutting boards and other […]

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Inching toward 71

Imbolc                                                                  Imbolc Moon As any who’ve paid attention to the top line of these posts over the years know, the moon has always been important for Ancientrails. The Imbolc moon, at 2%, will preside over my 71st birthday. I’ve just received a copy of Lunar Meditations by Deng Ming-Dao, meditation that follow the traditional Chinese […]

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Moose

Samain                                                                    Joe and SeoAh Moon The Moose.  Been awhile since I’ve written about my totem animal. I didn’t gain the moose in a […]

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Mountain Life

Fall                                                                             Joe and SeoAh’s Moon Business meeting at the Crow Hill Cafe. This a modest place, a hometown […]

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Awe

Lughnasa                                                                        Eclipse Moon Totality in Tetonia, Idaho Mountain Spirit at home Bristlecone pine cones, Mt. Pennsylvania, outside Fairplay, Colorado

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