Monthly Archives: July 2010

Lughnasa: A First Fruits Festival and Beginning of the Harvest Cycle

Lughnasa                                                       Waning Grandchildren Moon Turning round the star wheel we have come again to the first day of the month named after Augustus Caesar, First Citizen of Rome.  In Celtic lands this month was:  Welsh–Awst, Scots Gaelic–an Lunasdal and in … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem

Summer                                      Waning Grandchildren Moon Over to Rum River Central Park this morning inspired by Emma.  Her death reminded me life flees behind us as the ancientrail of our lifetime grows longer and longer.  This day is all we ever have, … Continue reading

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Changes

Summer                                          Waning Grandchildren Moon Boy.  A new schedule has me feeling good, but a bit discombobulated.   I’m getting up at 6:30 am, breakfast, gardening, doing my workout in the morning, then writing for three hours.  After that is lunch, nap, … Continue reading

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New Schedule for Ancient Trails

Summer                                            Waning Grandchildren Moon Just to let you know, I’m on a new work schedule now and posts will probably come later in the day.

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Spotlight Turned Off

Summer                                                    Waning Grandchildren Moon Thank god, I’m done with the spotlight.  Please never again.  Interrupting people on their journey through the museum, a private journey done under their guidance, is intrusive, invasive. I had two folks on the Anishinabe to … Continue reading

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Dog Days

Summer                                    Waning Grandchildren Moon The dog days.   A bit from Wikipedia: “The Dog Days originally were the days when Sirius rose just before or at the same time as sunrise (heliacal rising), which is no longer true, owing to precession … Continue reading

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