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Tajikistani Comfort

Winter                                                                Waxing Moon Quick geopolitical quiz. Where is Tajikistan? No googling, no globe, no world map. Where is it? If you know, you get the sister city of Boulder appellation, Friend of Dushanbe. Friend of what? Oh, you didn’t know that Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikistan? No, we’re not revoking your nametag. Not only […]

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Book of Life, Black Holes

Summer                                                                    Woolly Mammoth Moon Yesterday was a big day. Up early to write, workout. Lunch with Alan Rubin to start planning for the 6th and 7th grade religious school at Beth Evergreen. Home for a fitful nap. Left at 5:30 pm with Ruth for Boulder. We had a reservation at Japango on the Pearl Street […]

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One meeting, one moment

Beltane                                                                                    Sumi-e Moon My presentation on time falls under the sumi-e moon and I plan to use sumi-e. I’m taking my brushes, ink, ink stones, red ink pad, Kraft paper, and rice paper. As well as my hourglasses. I will do Shakespeare’s soliloquy from Macbeth as a counter point. Each person will first practice an […]

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This, That

Beltane                                                                        Rushing Waters Moon So. Because physics. No black tea up here, at least not at a proper temperature. Thanks […]

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A Graphic Problem

Beltane                                                                        Rushing Waters Moon Gong fu cha requires specific temperatures for different sorts of tea. Black teas like pu’er, lapsang souchong, […]

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Ichi-go ichi-e Once in a lifetime

Beltane                                                                                   Rushing Waters Moon Fog this morning over Black Mountain. It comes in and […]

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Gong Fu Cha

Spring                                                                        New (Rushing Waters) Moon Friend Bill Schmidt knows me well. A while back he noted I’d not yet written […]

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Chilly

Samain                                              Moon of the Winter Solstice Woke up this morning to a text from Tom Crane. He lives in the western Twin Cities’ suburb of Shorewood. It was, he said, -20. Now that’s […]

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Birthday Present. In the Finishing Stages

Spring                                                                          Maiden Moon Needed something on which to make tea. So, from beetle kill pine by Jerry at Whispering […]

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Around the Bulge

Lughnasa                                                            Recovery Moon Yesterday and today I opened my Latin texts, continuing to translate the story of Medea in Book 7. Yesterday my eyes crossed and my […]

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