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Zeisty

  Samain and the moon of Thanksgiving Sunday gratefuls: The Wind. Snow. The Stars at Night through the bedroom window, between the Lodgepoles and the Aspen. Kate’s good day yesterday. Conversation with Marilyn and Irv on Zoom. Seeing their two Puppies. Biden wins Arizona and Georgia. Living in the Rocky Mountains. The Snow fall yesterday. […]

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What’s Now?

Samain and the waning crescent Moon of Radical Change Friday gratefuls: That Kate’s extreme shortness of breath resolved. The fall salad from Easy Entrees. Using the gift cards from Mary, Mark, and Diane at Easy Entrees. Thanks. Seoah and her organized approach to domestic chores. I learned a lot from her. More yet to learn. […]

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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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Zozobra

  Samain and the Moon of Radical Change My post below is an instance of zozobra. Who am I? Where am I? Who am I with? Are there others? Not sure about Portilla’s comments about the natural world, but this is the first time I’ve encountered these ideas. Mexican and Spanish philosophers, Unamuno chief among […]

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The Shadow Line

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Easy Entrees. Diane and Mary’s gifts for Kate. Our theories of change. 41 degrees this morning. Somebody ate Kate’s Hosta. A good day yesterday for Kate. Annie. Her troubles. Max Brooks. His new book, Devolution: A First Hand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre. The Denver Post. […]

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Still alive in my heart

Lughnasa and the Labor Day Moon Sunday gratefuls: The Ancient friends. Health. Healthspan. Working out. Cool weather. Low humidity and dewpoint. Extreme fire weather. Rain yesterday and Friday. Stress. Drifting to sleep, roaming places that reached into my heart. In no particular order: Delos, the small Greek island where Apollo and Artemis were born Delphi, […]

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All ye need to know

Summer and the Moon of Justice Friday gratefuls: Getting a start on cleaning up the garage. Buying dope. The continental divide yesterday, hazy with wildfire smoke. Kate. Our sad birthday tomorrow. Grocery pick-up order in. The vasty deeps. The airless heights. The Rub Al Kahli. Longing. Water. Beauty. What does it mean? Simplicity. Joy. Is […]

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RAHOWA

Summer and the Moon of Justice Monday gratefuls: The crew. David and Ray. The stump grinder coming by today. Will James for those two trees too close to the house. No one yet for slash moving, pallet moving. Maybe me? Protest. Protests. Protesting. Go, team. Reparations debate. The four horsemen: Covid, Trump, Racism, Economic crisis. […]

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It’s Not Even Past

Summer and the Moon of Justice Sunday gratefuls: The Laramide Orogeny. The chance to see its starting point frequently. The chance to see the actual end of the Great Plains frequently. Stump grinders. Arborists. Lawn service folks. Asphalt. The Snow plows and their drivers. Jackie, our hair stylist. (Not that I have much left to […]

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정말, Seoah

Summer and the Moon of Justice Monday gratefuls: Seoah. Seoah. Seoah. Seoah Seoah. Seoah. A sweetheart. A good heart. Her visit to TJ Maxx and Whole Foods yesterday. Her cleaning the house one last time yesterday. Showing me her tricks. Joe and Seoah. Together again. After 14 days of quarantine. Seoah. 3:30 a.m. Tomorrow. Off […]

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