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The Anvil

Lughnasa and the 5781 Moon Sunday gratefuls: Jon and Ruth cooking lunch up here yesterday. Gabe asking me to sharpen the knife I got him. (which made me think about starting a charity, Knives for Hemophiliacs). Jon getting the new axle on his Subaru. Kate’s calm during the visit. RBG. Orion. Four Republican Senators. With […]

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Life and Death

Lughnasa and the Rosh Hashanah Moon Saturday gratefuls: RBG and her great soul. Kate. The big Yam. The Thai Yam soup. Orion, faithful and true. Returned. It’s Beyond Me. Sept. 27th. The U.S.A. November 3rd. Early voting. Early voters. The stars as bursts of light. Kate had a better day yesterday, three in a row […]

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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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An Age of Wonders

Lughnasa and the 1% crescent of the Labor Day Moon Thursday gratefuls: A better day for Kate yesterday. Chewy prescription order shipped. Mahi-Mahi in tomato sauce. Easy Entrees. Mary, Mark, Diane. Generous, kind. Tom and his knotty gift. Knotical. The Ancient Ones, my FFs, friends forever. Alan. The compounding pharmacy for my surgery eye drops. […]

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Marriage is stronger

Lughnasa and the crescent Labor Day Moon Monday gratefuls: Kate’s better day. Rigel’s bland diet. Kep snuggling with Kate last night. Jon bringing up Ruth and Gabe this Saturday. Finally, the appointment with Taryle. The crescent moon with Venus in the eastern dawn sky. Lengthening nights. Instapot and rice. Kate was in much better shape […]

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Unpopular Opinion

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Sunday gratefuls: Jon, working on his Subaru. Getting more and more stable. Kate’s tough week. Appointment tomorrow with pulmonologist. The beautiful blue Sky Colorado day. Snow lingering in the Forest, on our north facing roof. Alan, for agreeing to take me to my surgery, even at an unreasonable hour. […]

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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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School Days, School Days

Lughnasa, the Labor Day Moon and Mars Sunday gratefuls: Gary’s quick steaks. Peas. Rice. Bacon. The Moon and Mars, a target for three launches last month. The heat, followed by snow. The sturdiness of Shadow Mountain. The beauty of the lodgepoles on Black Mountain and the ponds of paler green Aspen groves. Zoombies. Solar panels […]

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The Shadow Line

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Easy Entrees. Diane and Mary’s gifts for Kate. Our theories of change. 41 degrees this morning. Somebody ate Kate’s Hosta. A good day yesterday for Kate. Annie. Her troubles. Max Brooks. His new book, Devolution: A First Hand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre. The Denver Post. […]

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A Second Act

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Thursday gratefuls: Kate. Amber. Rigel. Kep. Cool morning. The Pandemic. Trump. BLM. Prostate cancer. Lung disease. Sjogren’s. CBE. Mussar. Tara. Electric cars. The dying of the extractive fossil fuel industries. Climate change. The Book of Revelation. Predicting the end of the world is a parlor game played by intellectuals […]

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