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Hard History

  Samain and the Moon of Thanksgiving Wednesday gratefuls: Brother Mark. Diane. Mary. Kate. Joe and Seoah. Murdoch. Jon, Ruth, and Gabe. Kep and Rigel. Alan. CBE. Marilyn and Tara. The snow. The cold. Petsmart grooming. Trump. Biden. The beginning of a Biden presidency. The end of a reign of error and falsehoods. Waking up […]

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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 Last in the Dooryard Bloomed. Aaron Copeland. Charles Ives. Samuel Barber. Bob Dylan. Folk music. […]

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Double/Triple Irony

Samain and the Thanksgiving Moon Thursday gratefuls: A good visit with a potential new doc. Our since we moved here doc, Lisa Gidday, retires January 1. 2020 was too much for her. Also a good visit for Kep with his dermatologist/allergist. Yes, even dogs. He has hot spots (allergies, I think) in addition to the […]

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Thanks for the Body Contact

Samain and the Moon of Thanksgiving Tuesday gratefuls: Kate’s good days. Cottage pie. Rigel in the bed. Her licking my hand this morning. Kep peeking over the edge of the bed, “Get up, Get up!” Charlie Haislet, may his treatments succeed. CBE. The blues shabbat this Friday. Chess. Stefan Zweig. His Dark Materials. Phillip Pullman. […]

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Colorado

Fall and the Moon of Radical Change Thursday gratefuls: Kate’s stoma site looking good. Rigel off antibiotics. Her gut can relax. Rigel early in the morning, barking as loud as she can. Why? Oh, why. No idea. Mac and cheese with ham. Comfort food. The East Troublesome Fire. The Cameron Fire. The Calwood Fire. Reminding […]

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Clarity

Fall and the RBG Moon with Mars, Orion, and Venus Thursday gratefuls: Steady hands, Dr. Gustave. Cataract surgery, the new lens. Kate. Cool weather coming. Alan. Susan and Marilyn who will keep Kate company during my surgery. Aspen gold among the Lodgepole green. Right eye. Slice, dice, remove old lens, insert new. Clarity in both […]

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Warrior Energy

Fall and the RBG Moon seconded by Mars and Orion Wednesday gratefuls: Dr Taryle on a good day. ILD stable. Pneumo thorax gone. Effusion an artifact, a ghost in the machine. Kate in a better place. Rigel, weeks out now from her hospitalization. A note from Joe about the Elk goring the golfer in Evergreen. […]

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Fattening the Curve

Fall and the RBG Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Kate’s continuing better days. Eyedrops. Cataract surgery. Clarity of vision. Aspen Leaves blowing in the Wind. DJT acting in character. This spinning planet. Our blue home. Joe and Seoah. Happy. Hawai’i. The Pacific. China. Korea. Vietnam. Cambodia. Laos. Thailand. Malaysia. Singapore. Taiwan. Japan. Trump on the balcony of […]

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This, That

Fall and the RBG Moon Monday gratefuls: Orion. Mars. The waning RBG moon. Venus. Kate. Cheerful. A good three, four days. Rigel and Kep. Our tempur-pedic mattress. The virus. Still reshaping our lives, our nation, our democracy. All those struggling with the virus, with the deaths of loved ones. May they be comforted. Each time […]

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Moral Discipline Required

Fall and the RBG Moon Friday gratefuls: Dr. Bachtel and Kylie. Kep and Rigel riding together. Easy Entrees. Mark’s suggestion about their Bavarian pretzels. Dr. Gustave. My clear, dominant eye. Next week’s appointment with Taryle. Let’s call it the WTF appointment. So much medicine. Alan. A good buddy. Schadenfreude. Not the most attractive emotion, I’ll […]

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