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Nature Boy

Beltane and the Corona Lunacy II Saturday gratefuls: Rain. Soaking in, helping us all up here. Weakness yesterday. A bit down, a bit luproned, a bit tired. Worked out anyhow. Persistence. Seoah’s laugh. Kate’s good spirits. Rigel, who slept in her safe place because of the thunder. This computer, a reliable servant. My gas heater […]

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First Draft Presentation

Imbolc and the Leap Year Moon                                 Shadow Mountain Midrash “We need to reshape our religious languages in such a way that they will inspire the great collective act of teshuvah, “return” or “repentance,” required of us at this moment.” Radical Judaism, Art Green, p. 8 Green’s book is honest and radical, character traits I […]

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Bereshit

Imbolc and the thin waning crescent of the Shadow Mountain Moon Friday gratefuls: Kate’s increased stamina. She went to mussar in the afternoon and a board meeting at night. Seoah’s Italian potato pancakes. Hearing happy Korean when I returned home last night, Seoah on the phone with her Virginia friend. Joe’s working with dogsondeployment. Might […]

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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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Midrash of Ordinary Things

Imbolc and the waning crescent of the Shadow Mountain Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Colors. White snow. Green lodgepole pines. Black sky. Blue sky. Pink skin. Pale coffee skin. Fur. Kep’s. Rigel’s. Hats for us bald guys. Gloves. Coats. My Chilean fjord scarf knit with love. Coffee. That first bitter taste in the morning. Eggs. Bacon. Rice […]

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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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Rocking my inner boat

Winter and the Full Future Moon (98%) Thursday gratefuls: for the Geek Squad guy who came to install our microwave. for his calling out an electrical problem. for Altitude Electric for coming next Monday. for the Geek Squad coming back next Saturday. for the first session in the Human Narrative, the Kabbalah class using Art […]

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Radical Religiosity

Winter and the Future Moon Sunday after zoom gratefuls: Mark, Tom, Bill, Paul. The technology. The years. The ease of understanding, of knowing. The always new: books, movies, personal learnings. Staying connected. All good, all special. Thought as a way of preparing for my first class at the Kabbalah Experience, I’d summarize my reaction to […]

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A Bagel Table

Samain and the beautiful waning crescent Fallow Moon Thanksgiving will have an almost equivalent waxing crescent moon. The Gratitude Moon. A month of saying my gratefuls out loud right here. At least one a day. Grateful for Jon, Ruth, Gabe. Grateful for Kate. Grateful for Joe, Seoah. Grateful for Mary, Mark, Diane. Grateful for Rigel, […]

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Midrash Aggadah

Samain and the Fallow Moon Made it into Evergreen going slow. Some timid Coloradans ahead. Black Mountain Drive/Brook Forest was icy, but Jeffco public works had put down a lot of sand, enough to make it safe to drive normal speeds. To the Dandelion. A nice little breakfast place, quiet. Not as tasty as the […]

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