Monthly Archives: March 2010

A Traitorous Thought

Spring                                         Awakening Moon (the moon phase is now available on this page elsewhere) I saw an outdoor digital thermometer yesterday, on some bank, that read 76.  76.  We have 76 predicted for a high today, too.  76.  We have the … Continue reading

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And then, another escape!

Spring                                    Full Awakening Moon I spent a good part of today carrying former split rails from their storage place to positions along the bottom of our chain link fence facing north.  After I placed them one by one, end to … Continue reading

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Being YourSelf

Spring                                       Full Awakening Moon “To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never … Continue reading

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A Rite of Spring

Spring                                    Full Awakening Moon Liberal II:  The Present is now on the website.  Executive summary:  We live in a world dominated by liberal tendencies and that are, therefore, best understood and managed by a self-consciously liberal politics and faith. Let … Continue reading

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The Sparrow

Spring                                             A Near Full Awakening Moon Just saw La Vie En Rose, the story of Edith Piaf. Kate was familiar with the story, I was not.  Her life began in abandonment by both of her parents, one after the other, … Continue reading

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Preachers Who Are Not Believers

Spring                                   Waxing Awakening Moon Gave Liberal II this morning.  Lot of conversation, a little consternation.  Best piece was a conversation with Ian Boswell, the music director.  We discussed the limits of rationality and the integration of reason and soulfulness that … Continue reading

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A Light Week Ahead

Spring                                                    Waxing Awakening Moon Out the door to the grocery store.  It must be Saturday.  Finished revising the presentation for tomorrow morning and I’ll post it later today. Kate’s off at work, a now unusual Saturday for her.  She’s begun … Continue reading

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