We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.

Workin’

Beltane                                                                       Beltane Moon Flagged off my Latin tutor for this Friday.  Bees, garden, retreat, finishing Missing combined to soak up […]

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Bee and Garden Diary

Mid-Summer                                                                                          Waning Garlic Moon Today I performed partial hive box reversals in all three colonies.  The second hive box of three gets rotated to the bottom and the first or bottom box rotates up to take its place.  This means that all the hive boxes have to be moved, so it is a labor intensive […]

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Another Northern Summer Day

Summer                             Full Strawberry Moon The full strawberry moon, evocative.  Our strawberries have wound down  for this season, but we enjoyed them while they ripened.  I had blueberries on cereal this morning, blueberries from our patch.  Finished the  planting for a third harvest:  beans, spinach, swiss chard, beets:  golden and detroit red and carrots. Kate has […]

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Minnesota: Where We Are

Beltane                                   Waxing Strawberry Moon Had another bowl of strawberries fresh from the patch, grown under the Strawberry Moon.  There’s something special about food that comes from your own land, nurtured by your own hands, a something special beyond the nutritional and taste benefits.  It relates to be who you are because of where you are.  […]

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My Bad

Beltane                                    Waxing  Strawberry Moon Well.  It seems I have the wrong moon for this month.  Even though my listing of moon names included Hungry Ghost as one for this month, further research reveals that in the Chinese calendar the seventh month falls over the August/September time period.  I imagine this is because the Chinese New […]

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How Our Garden Grows

Beltane                                                    Waning Planting Moon Plants up, time for photos:

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A Good Day

Samhain                                     Full Dark Moon Rigel and Vega spent much of the day defending us from visiting neighborhood dogs.  Of course, thanks to our record setting fence-lines no battle could be joined, but jaw-boning was much in evidence.  This evening they came in, flopped down on the couch and went to sleep.  That is except for […]

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