We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.

Novel Endings and Art

Spring                                                   Beltane Moon Still reading Missing, catching up to the end, so I can write it.  That’s an amazing aspect of writing a novel.  I can read what I’ve written […]

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A Better Tour

Spring                                                      Bee Hiving Moon Downer tour last week with Augsburg students and a professor.  My fault, still a downer.  But.  Leave it to elementary kids to brighten a day. […]

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Sports Show Tours: Day 2

Imbolc                                                  Woodpecker Moon Two sports show tours today.  The first, a public 11:30, had nobody show.  Not surprising at 11:30 on a beautiful spring day.  72 degrees today.  Sunny. 1:00 pm […]

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Woollies On the Move

Imbolc                                                    Woodpecker Moon My first Sports Show tour tomorrow.  1 pm.  This show, as one docent friend said, is “a different animal.”  It attracts a sporting audience for sure, whether […]

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Tours

Imbolc                                          Garden Planning Moon Students from St. Matthew’s School in St. Paul.  The first group was willing to go with my plan for contemporary art.  There were several very interested, engaged students.  We looked at […]

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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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Time Marches On

Winter                                  Garden Planning Moon Kate sent the check off for the bees.  Two two pound packages of Minnesota Hygienics.  They should come around tax filing deadline.  A happier thing to hive bees. We also decided on the plantings for […]

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Kevan the Tool

Fall                                                Waxing Autumn Moon We qualify for a special mortgage deal proposed by my favorite institution in America, Wells Fargo Bank.  We went in today to see Kevan, a home mortgage specialist.  Kevan had a computer screen we could see and he happily punched in numbers explaining the joys of this wonderful deal. Until.  “Can […]

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A Changeable Month

Fall                                                Waxing Autumn Moon A warm fall night, a clear sky, a half moon high above it all.  The moon roof open on the Celica.  October in Minnesota.  A changeable month. The Sierra Club set its legislative priorities tonight, though with this particular legislature a good deal, most, of our work will be defensive in […]

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A Change Is Coming

Lughnasa                                             Waning Harvest Moon An edible Docent luncheon.  Whoa.  Sat with Emily, Grace, Allison, Linda, Cheryl, Amanda, Katherine, then Sheila.   The actual program contained as many boring bits as usual but the table companions more than made up for the dullness of the rest. Afterward we all trundled over to the Pillsbury auditorium for Katherine’s […]

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