Category Archives: Anoka County

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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Domestic Matters

Lughnasa and the sliver Lughnasa Moon Saturday gratefuls: Rosh Chodesh. Tu BiShvat. Sukkot. Elul, which starts this evening. A month of reflection, of moral inventory. Cool morning. Allergies. Mortality. Ruth. Love is Enough t-shirts. Flank steak, watermelon and mint and … Continue reading

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Primal

Summer and the Shadow Mountain Moon Sunday gratefuls: Washing machines. Clothes dryers. Seoah’s Korean dumplings. Joe’s crazy schedule. Mary scoring a sleeping berth on the Amtrak from Denver to Milwaukee. The blue plastic tub that will keep my Hawai’i stuff … Continue reading

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Xin

Beltane (& Kau) and the Island Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Cardio. Coffee. Water. Murdoch. Logic. Emotion. Not separate. The Pearl River. The Mountains with Clouds backlit, drama provided by the rising Sun. Tenderness. Grief. Death. Ongoing life. Kate, always Kate. Comic … Continue reading

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Let It Snow

Winter and the Moon of the New Year Christmastide Day 8: Snow Day Saturday gratefuls: Rigel’s sleeping habits. Keps. Mine. Kate’s. All different. Dogs to feed. Humans to feed. The night Sky. The International Space Station speeding past Ursa Major … Continue reading

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Be You. Home.

Samain and the Full Thanksgiving Moon Sunday gratefuls: The Full Thanksgiving Moon, which traveled west over the course of the night. Mary’s calendar of Joe and Seoah’s time in Singapore. Her seeing them off at Changi on their way to … 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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