We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.

Grandkids

Beltane                                                                   Rushing Waters Moon Finished assembling Ruth’s reading chair here in the loft. Two footstools to go, one for her chair and […]

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Better Now

Spring                                                                 Planting Moon The healing power of love. Up this morning, working on cleaning chores, feeling raggedy and run down.  The snow and […]

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Wow. You’re Really Old Grandma

Imbolc                                                               Valentine Moon Over half done with the move.  I can feel the new shape already fitting round my shoulders as I work.  Volumes […]

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The Quotidian

Spring                                                            New Beltane Moon Kate has taken her still healing cellulitis off to Colorado for a weekend with the grandkids.  Gabe’s fourth birthday is tomorrow.  Her […]

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Go, Santorum

Imbolc                                      Garden Planning Moon Hey, how about that Santorum?  Way to mix it up.  The longer the Republicans savage each other and the longer the nomination drags out without a clear victor the better.  If the  economy […]

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Jumping Horses

Winter                            First Moon of the New Year Sometimes you do something for one reason and have an unexpected outcome.  Tonight was like that for me. The Great Western Stock Show, Colorado’s winter State Fair-like celebration of things Western, has become my time to visit with the grandkids.  I take the kids to a couple of […]

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The Triangle Hotel

Winter                        First Moon of the New Year Worked this morning on the novel.  Finally finished editing all the stuff I’d written before and got back to actual writing.  A bit of stop and go, flushing out the pipes, reorienting the fiction side of my brain, but a page or two got put into bytes before […]

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Jon, Jen, Ruth and Gabe

Winter                   First Moon of the New Year Sunny and 54 here in Denver today.  Heading out to the zoo with grandson Gabe and daughter-in-law Jen. Ruth and Jon drove into the mountains to A-basin at 5:30 this morning.  Ruth has an all day ski lesson while Jon will try to find runs not crowded with […]

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Impish and Knowing

Spring                                                               Waning Bee Hiving Moon Talked to the grandkids on Skype.  Gabe’s linguistics have made a jump and Ruthie seems to have rocketed past the early years of childhood and landed in an elementary school body.  Jen went to crossfit this morning.  If you’re not familiar with this gonzo approach to fitness, click on the […]

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Daffodils Are Up. The Bees Are Coming. Growing Season Is Underway.

Spring                                              Waning Bee Hiving Moon Tomorrow afternoon is the day the bee’s come to their new home.  They will have traveled by truck from Chico, California, spent a night at Jim’s Nature’s Nectar and will leave Stillwater for Andover around 2:00 pm.  Back home here at Artemis Honey they will go into their colonies, one […]

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