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A Day, This Day, Any Other, too. For Thanksgiving.

Samain and the Moon of Thanksgiving Thursday Thanks giving: Kate, always Kate. Mark. Mary. Diane. The Clan. Joe. Seoah. Kep and Rigel, beautiful after grooming. And, their neck scarves. Safeway pickup. Easy Entrees Turkey, gravy, stuffing. Kate’s sisters. CBE. Alan. (yes, I know many of these are repetitive over time, but that’s good news.) Orion […]

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Hard History

  Samain and the Moon of Thanksgiving Wednesday gratefuls: Brother Mark. Diane. Mary. Kate. Joe and Seoah. Murdoch. Jon, Ruth, and Gabe. Kep and Rigel. Alan. CBE. Marilyn and Tara. The snow. The cold. Petsmart grooming. Trump. Biden. The beginning of a Biden presidency. The end of a reign of error and falsehoods. Waking up […]

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Tinpot Dictator

Samain and the Moon of Thanksgiving Friday gratefuls: Ruby with snowshoes, rear hatch all better now, a new drink of synthetic oil. Figuring out meals through Sunday. Rudy and Don. Showing us the darkside of political greed. Venus below the clouds this morning. This day. The only day we have. Ever. Stable mind. Stable heart. […]

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Diwali. The Hindu celebration of light

Samain and the crescent moon of Radical Change with Venus Thursday gratefuls: A charcuterie of sorts for dinner last night. Marilyn, a true friend, and Irv. Alan today. Ovation West. More good days for Kate. Quieter. More peaceful. Lisa Gidday, retiring. Covid. Snow for its beauty, its moisture, its fire suppression. Good sleeping. Mirabegron. This […]

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Celebrate. And, dance to the music.

Samain and the Moon of Radical Change Tuesday gratefuls: Kate’s long streak of no/little nausea. 4 inches of new snow. White, fluffy. 19 degrees. Most excellent sleeping. Rigel with her head on my pillow last night when I came to bed. Shoveling this morning. My new LL Bean 8″ duckies. Covid. Wildfire risk suppression. All […]

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We are the people of Holiseason!

Samain and the Full, Blue Moon of Radical Change Saturday gratefuls: Dr. Eigner. Undetectable PSA. The Great Wheel. Taoism. All us pagans. Samain. The fallow season. Holiseason. Darkness. A return, however brief, to time sanity. The big snow that tamped down the Cameron and East Troublesome fires. The American Way. The American Dream. Samain. Again. […]

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Oh, I See

Fall and the Moon of Radical Change Sunday gratefuls: Snow. 8 degrees. More Snow, more Cold drooping down from the north, screaming in later from the west. Rigel and Kep. Kate. Our dialogue about doing things together. A warmer day yesterday. Happy Camper. Safeway. Ruby. A light Snow, crystalline, falls outside. The temperature has dropped […]

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This, That

Fall and the RBG Moon Monday gratefuls: Orion. Mars. The waning RBG moon. Venus. Kate. Cheerful. A good three, four days. Rigel and Kep. Our tempur-pedic mattress. The virus. Still reshaping our lives, our nation, our democracy. All those struggling with the virus, with the deaths of loved ones. May they be comforted. Each time […]

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Courage and Sadness

Mabon (Vernal Equinox) and the RBG Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Kate resolving the missing $5,500.Rigel eager to get up this morning. Orion in the south. Mars in the west. Venus in the east. Sirius in the southeast. Small bursts of color. The Great Wheel, turning. The vernal equinox. When the night hours increase. Daylight shortens. Crops […]

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La Shana Tova 5781!

Lughnasa and the Rosh Hashanah Moon Friday gratefuls: Joe and Seoah. Sano Vet. Yet more enroflaxcin. Chewy. Finally. Kate’s two good days in a row. Jon, Ruth, Gabe. Coming on Saturday. New workout. Subway. Lik’s Ice Cream. Stinker’s Sinclair. Black Mountain. Shadow Mountain. Longer nights. Over to Safeway for a pickup order. All but two […]

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