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Shansin. Again.

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Monday gratefuls: Shansin. Four Mule Deer Does in the yard this morning. Romertopf. The Chicken that gave its life for our meal. Potatoes. Onions. Carrots. Garlic. Sesame oil. Old friends: Tom, Bill, Mark, Paul. Poetry. Wine for Kate. Those who wear masks. Those who don’t. These Mountains. Their Trees. […]

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Shaken, Not Stirred

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Saturday gratefuls: The Fog. Dr. Gustave. Christine, optical technician. Good pressures. Cataracts and Cataract surgery. Getting gas. Freddie’s delicious Steak burgers. Air conditioning in ruby. Hungarian goulash by Seoah. Friends at CBE. Home. Shadow Mountain. The Mountains. Down the Hill. Not sure how to talk about this. It’s unpleasant, […]

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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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Slow to Wake

Spring and Corona Lunacy II Monday gratefuls: Sweet potato pizza. No, really. Seoah found it on a Korean youtube cooking channel. Kate’s good days. Sleep. Lots of it. Bernard Cornwall and the TV adaptation of his Saxon novels: The Last Kingdom. The blue sky. The sun. Black Mountain. Cogency. Sleep. Until 6:45. Usually up at […]

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Pulling Up the Drawbridge

Spring and the Corona Lunacy II Sunday gratefuls: The Pho shop in Evergreen. The “essential” liquor store that had Kate’s white wine. A new comforter to replace the one bleeding feathers thanks to Rigel’s nails. Kate’s good days. Her sewing yesterday. A week of workouts. Blue skies looking at you. Clear roads. Family. The greening […]

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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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HOWL

Spring and the Corona Lunacy Tuesday gratefuls: All those protesters, Corona Lunacy in full bloom. Seoah shopping at Safeway. The vast amounts of creative energy flowing into peak TV. Game of Thrones. The earlier rising of the sun. Kep and Rigel, still on the 4:30 am clock. Now 5:30. Cool air. Books. Books. The coronavirus, […]

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Never again

Spring and the Corona Lunacy Saturday gratefuls: Brenton and his concern for Murdoch. Nursing assistant skills I’ve learned. Kate’s reduced leakage. Rigel, that rascal. Her spring fever digging at the edge of our deck. The solar snow shovel. Thursday’s snow all gone on the roadways. Remembering Mom and the garden spider at our breakfast table […]

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