Category Archives: Original Relation

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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Still here. Still ok.

Winter and the beautiful waning crescent of the Moon of the New Year Ordinary time. Is there any such thing right now? Saturday gratefuls: Kate. A good night’s sleep. For both of us. Much needed. Rigel keeping me warm. Kep … Continue reading

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Holiday Hump Day

Winter and the Moon of the New Year Wednesday gratefuls: Trash pickup. Cold and Snow. Kate. Always Kate. 28 days! Two fortnights. And, you’re outta there. Vaccines. Covid. Kep and Dr. Bachtel. VRCC. Sano. Christmas. Christmas eve. Christmastide. (which ancientrails … Continue reading

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New Grange. Stonehenge.  Chaco Canyon. Goseck Circle. (Germany) Tulum.

Winter and the Moon of the New Year (and the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn) Monday gratefuls: The Winter Solstice. 30 days. Cottagepie from Easy Entrees. Family. Friends. Lights. Jacquie Lawson’s Nordic Advent Calendar. Magic. In an old guy’s … Continue reading

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A Wandering Soul

Samain and the Moon of Thanksgiving Sunday gratefuls: Paul’s birthday. Mark Ellis. Mary. Diane. Rigel, keeping me warm. Dr. Bachtel. Cod fingers and steak bits. Onion and Cucumber salad. A Colorado blue Sky day. Colorado road builders. Jeffco snowplow drivers. … 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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Building a Pier

Samain and the waning crescent of the Moon of Radical Change Saturday gratefuls: Romertopf clay cookers. The chicken who gave its life for our meal. The root vegetables in it, too: potatoes, carrots, leeks, garlic. The snow, may it keep … Continue reading

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