We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.

A Houseless Life

72  bar rises 29.73  0mph WNW dew-point 62    Summer, pleasant Waxing Crescent of the Thunder Moon “It is not how old you are, but how you are old.” – Jules Renard Elizabeth Odegard has West Nile virus.  She’s lethargic, stays in bed.  Not much to do, but support your body and wait it out.  […]

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Home

63  bar rises 29.95  0mph NNE  dew-point 54  Summer, night and cool                            Waning Gibbous Flower Moon Back home.  The corn is past knee high; the garlic has finished its growth; the tomato plants that began from heritage seeds have fruit; the beans have begun to bush out and the onions have sky rocketed.  A […]

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Swollen Muddy And Fast

90  Sunny, hazy   Airquality alert in Nashville.  Suggested:  Limit trips. The deep south is close.  Tennessee was one of the upper slave holding states at the beginning of the civil war and did not secede with the lower south states of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and tomorrow’s destination, Alabama.   Murfeesboro, Tennessee has the Stones River Civil War […]

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Visitations

                             65  bar rises 29.73  2mph WSW dew-point 49  Beltane, sunny                                                        Waxing Gibbous Flower Moon The places I have visited stay with me, sometimes like ghosts, haunting my dreams and intruding on waking life.  Angkor.   Singapore.  Bangkok.  Ephesus.  Delphi.  Santorini.  Rome.  Pompeii.  Venice.  Florence.  Crete.  Delos.  Istanbul.  Bogota.  Cartagena.  Mexico City.  Merida.  Oaxaca. Vienna.  […]

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The Wild Man

71  bar steady  29.66  1pmh ENE dew-point 49  Beltane, sunny and warm                  First Quarter of the Flower Moon We have had only 3 days above 80 this year.  The weather stays cool, which is fine, but the plants don’t like it.  They grow slowly. Tonight is the Wild Man meeting of the Woolly Mammoths […]

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Their Lawlessness Got out of Hand

57  bar steep fall 29.94  7mph  ENE dew-point 52  Beltane, cloudy and cool                        Last Quarter of the Hare Moon Can this possibly mean what it says?  “While cities are hot spots for global warming, study finds people in them emit fewer gases.”  Washington Post, 5/29/2008   In this same vein I watched part of a […]

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Air Conditioning

33 bar steep fall 29.69  7 mph NE dewpoint 32  Spring                 Waxing Crescent Moon of Growing Just got a call from the Sierra Club inviting me to my own party.  I said, “OK.” The rain turned to part snow around 4:50PM and looks like it’s mostly snow now.  As soon as the temps drop, […]

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Cheesy Sci-Fi Movies

21  bar steady  1mph W dewpoint 15   Spring (yeah, right!)               Full Moon of Winds Spent this afternoon and evening watching NCAA basketball and movies.  Watched a medium bad Sci-Fi movie about a blackhole created in a lab in St. Louis.  It’s bad in part because of the acting.  Cheesy sci-fi movies only seem to […]

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The Days Look Potent

26  bar rises 29.93  5mph  NNW windchill23        Waning Crescent of the Snow Moon The angle of the sun has changed; the days look potent, ready to burst open and let plant life smash through winter.  Even the snow today has a futile, last gasp appearance.  It is not the snow fury of midwinter when […]

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Back on Central Standard Time

23  bar falls 29.90 2mph  NNE windchill21      Last Quarter of the Snow Moon Gonna get the weather changed back to Andover tomorrow.  Still a little fuzzy.  I stayed up all day to reset my biological clock and it feels like its worked.   I’ll be ready for bed around my usual time. This was 6:30PM […]

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