Category Archives: Memories

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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Let go (Note: correction below)

Lughnasa and the Michaelmas Moon Monday gratefuls: Tara. The Ancient Ones, holding space for my eventful life. Peregrenatio. Rigel, lying down with me last night. A long night asleep. Orgovyx. Exhaustion. Hot flashes. Cousin Riley, his wife. Diane and Mary … Continue reading

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Uh-oh. Changes.

Lughnasa and the Michaelmas Moon Wednesday gratefuls:  Orgovyx. Biologic Pharmacies. Money. CBE. The New Year. Rigel, sweet girl. Kep, happy boy. Dan Herman. Rich Levine. Alan Rubin. Marilyn Saltzman. Jamie Arnold. Judy Sherman. The Ancient Ones on peregrinatio. Safeway pickup. … 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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