Category Archives: Holidays

Michaelmas

Fall and the Michaelmas Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Coyote HVAC. Starting next Thursday. Greg Lell, starting tomorrow on house staining. Mussar. Tarot. Kabbalah. Astrology. Elisa Robyn. Rabbi Jamie. Alan. David Jordani. Tom Crane and his colleague who recommended the mini-splits. Shirley … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming

Harvest Home and the Michaelmas Moon Wednesday gratefuls: Jon. Healing, in some ways. Ruth, in Spirit week at her high school. Having fun. Anxious. Gabe, with his first pimple, Nosy. That squash soup I made last year for Kate. Still … Continue reading

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Tradition a longer conversation summarized

Lughnasa and the Michaelmas Moon Tarot: Nine of Stones in the Wildwood Deck Meaning (according to the Wildwood Tarot book-WTB): Reverence for past wisdom and sacrifice. The ability to relate to ancient knowledge and pass on the lessons of ancestral … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Pagan

Lughnasa and the Michaelmas Moon Monday gratefuls: My sisters: Mary, BJ, Sarah, Anne. My brother: Mark. My ancient brothers: Tom, Paul, William, Mario. Family. It is both what you make it and part of what made you. Three-hole punch. Internet … Continue reading

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The Year of Grieving ends in Wisdom and an Irish Wolfhound

Lughnasa and the Chesed Moon Sunday gratefuls: 49 degree morning. Ruth, only a strained shoulder and sprained back in a car accident with Jen. Gabe o.k. A quiet three days. Subway. Tarot. Kabbalah. The Hermit. The Magician. Sparks of Joy … Continue reading

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Sannyasa

Lughnasa and the Lughnasa Moon Tuesday gratefuls: HVAC mini-splits. Tom. His HVAC guy. Diane. Cousins. Family. Extended and virtual. Claire and her new life. Social Security. Cool morning. Allergies. Ragweed. Chenopods: amaranth, pigweed, waterhemp, russian thistle, lamb’s quarters. Washing machine. … Continue reading

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