Category Archives: Humanities

They Say It’s His Birthday!

Spring! and the Ovid Moon of Metamorphoses Shoutout to birthday boy Publius Ovidius Naso, or Ovid as we know him in the English speaking west. He’d be two thousand and fifty-four today. Saturday gratefuls: Safeway pickup. Kabob skewers. Kate’s fluid … Continue reading

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No More Checking on the Idiot

Imbolc and the waning Wolf Moon Friday gratefuls: Kate. Scott. Bill’s tough assignment for Sunday morning. Seeing into ourselves. And talking about it. Biden. Better than expected. He’s got momentum. And, public opinion. 45 fading out. His impeachment. Colder weather … 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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