Category Archives: Writing

Off With His Head (no. not him.)

Samain and the Moon of the New Year Thursday gratefuls: Scooter’s Barbecue. Brisket and ribs and cornbread and beans. Feeling better. Murdoch, Joe, and Seoah. Together in January. Rigel, sleeping late. 34 days! Ruth’s new haircut. Gabe’s metal detector. Ruth’s … Continue reading

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Oh, Death

  Samain and the Moon of Thanksgiving Monday gratefuls: The Ancient Ones riff on Thanksgiving and thanksgiving. The animal that gave its life for our carne asada. The potatoes and the carrots. Root vegetables. Garlic, too. Walt Whitman. When Lilacs … Continue reading

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Building a Pier

Samain and the waning crescent of the Moon of Radical Change Saturday gratefuls: Romertopf clay cookers. The chicken who gave its life for our meal. The root vegetables in it, too: potatoes, carrots, leeks, garlic. The snow, may it keep … Continue reading

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