Category Archives: News of the Strange

Downsize?

Winter and the Future Moon Monday gratefuls: Ruth and Jon skiing. Gabe peeling potatoes. Kate getting Murdoch upstairs. The picker at King Sooper. Having Sunday free of workout. Cleaning off my table. Organizing and preserving my paintings. Kate paying the … Continue reading

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A Five Year Anniversary

Samain and the Gratitude Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Gertie and Kep slept until almost 5:30. An extra hour of sleep for me. Brother Mark’s feeling better over in Saudi Arabia. Joe’s movers will come today. Sister Mary reports heavy rains in … Continue reading

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Going to the movies

Lughnasa                                                                Waning Summer Moon In the spirit of the holiday weekend I’m relaxing before school starts, religious school that is. Getting ready has occupied my mind on some level every day since mid-June. Now that Alan and I have a … Continue reading

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Aickman

Beltane                                                                              Sumi-e Moon Trying my hand at a short story in the style of Robert Aickman. If you appreciate strange fiction with a literary style, then you’ll love Aickman. His work is as distinctive as Kafka and some use the … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin

Beltane                                                                     Mountain Moon A local weather guy who lives on Conifer Mountain, on the left as we drive up Shadow Mountain Drive toward home, posts as wxgeek:    “The Red Flag Warning today is for southern Park County, and Teller county, … Continue reading

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A Public Service Message

Spring                                                                             New Shoulder Moon Threatened: A Green-Haired Turtle That Can Breathe Through Its Genitals   NYT today

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