Category Archives: Translating Metamorphoses

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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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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Who. Are. You?

Lughnasa and the Lughansa Moon Saturday gratefuls: Yet more rain. Cool nights and mornings. A not so bad day for Kate. Derek. Shrimp and gnocchi. Re-reading Jennie’s Dead. Urge to paint coming back. Tom and his focus for our Sunday … Continue reading

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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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Stick to it

Winter and the Full Future Moon shining through the lodgepole pines in the west Friday gratefuls: for the Mussar group. for the Daf Yomi, now day seven. for the chance to do the Murdoch mitzvah. for the fresh new snow. … Continue reading

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Change it up, dude

Fall (last day of) and the Fallow Season Moon -8. That’s right. -8 degrees here on Shadow Mountain, the day before Halloween. In October. We’ve had a taste of Minnesota winter the week before Halloween. Been changing my morning routine … Continue reading

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Mary, Mark, Superior Wolf

Summer                                                                         Monsoon Moon Brother Mark drove up yesterday. He’s back in the U.S.A., back in the U.S.A. He loves being in his home country, but he doesn’t love the price of life here. Definitely cheaper in Southeast Asia. He’s a … Continue reading

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In My Dreams

Summer                                                                   Monsoon Moon The strange things that come to me before I drop off to sleep. Thinking about Lycaon, the anti-hero protagonist of Superior Wolf. He sacrifices his own son, Nyctimus, at a once every four year festival, the Lykaia, … Continue reading

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The Grail and the Veil

Winter                                                               Moon of the Long Nights “The more I have looked into the Quest for the Grail, it is clear it is a Western form of Zen. There is no grail, it is understanding that the veil is the mystery … Continue reading

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