We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.

Here’s Looking At Ye’

Imbolc                                    Garden Planning Moon Got my self inserted into the Sports Show conversation among MIA docents.  I’ve not had time to check out the catalog or e-mails until today. My commitment to work at the MIA has kept […]

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Northern Spark

Beltane                                                                       Waxing Garlic Moon 1:03 AM with a sickle moon, stars and a warmish night fallen over the Twin Cities.  Just back from Minneapolis and the Northern Spark Festival. There were lots of people, mostly in their twenties and early thirties, but not all.  I was there, for one.  As the organizer said, folks from […]

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Path of Most Resistance

Spring                                         Waning Bloodroot Moon I have a new round of resistance work underway in addition to the Tai Chi.  This work I got from Brad at the Y.  It involves squatting on a balance board while doing curls, then shoulders followed by a second round, also squatting, focusing on the chest and triceps.  Every other […]

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Moving From the Theoretical to the Concrete

Lughnasa                                            Waxing Back to School Moon Kate has had a nasty cold since Monday and I can feel it trying to claw its way up my esophagus, making my throat scratchy.  My hope is that the recent two time bout I had with some bug in July, then August has revved up my immune system.  […]

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Kate is Home.

Summer                                            Waning Strawberry Moon Kate is home.  She looks amazing, walking without the characteristic roll she had developed while favoring her right hip.  We went to Lucias, site of our first date, and ate at their outdoor tables.  Kate savored the wind, the freedom and “being on this side of the windows.”  Doc Heller says […]

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Art and Nature, the Nature of Art

Winter                                          Waning Moon of Long Nights In to the Sierra Club for a meeting about legislative work.  The scope of the Sierra Club’s work is impressive, including legislative work at each session of the Minnesota Legislature and scrutiny of the government’s stewardship of our natural resources in between them.  There is litigation work, the primary […]

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A Good Day

Summer                         Waxing Green Corn Moon A good day to work outside.  Still gotta fix the netaphim since other matters interfered the last couple of days.  Lots of weeding to do.  Even in a drought our watering supports the weeds just as it does the vegetables and flowers. The Minneapolis Art Institute balanced its books.  That’s […]

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