Monthly Archives: July 2010

Not Good News

Summer                                    Full Grandchildren Moon Not good news for Hilo.  She is now in end-stage renal failure.  Roger Barr said that since her decline has been gradual she may  tolerate values in her  kidney functions that a dog with more rapid … Continue reading

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Forgiving. Not Being Able to Forget.

Summer                                        Full Grandchildren Moon Over the last year, with seeming increased speed in the last three months, the nattering nabobs of negativism (thank you, Spiro), have problems with the internet.  The Web Means the End of Forgetting in this week’s … Continue reading

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A B- Garden

Summer                                              Full Grandchildren Moon Lugnasa, August 1, the Celtic first fruits festival heralds the beginning of the harvest cycle of holidays.  Lugnasa, Mabon (Fall Equinox) and Samain, October 31st, carry our sacred calendar though the bread made from the first … Continue reading

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A New Electronic Companion

Summer                                   Waxing Grandchildren Moon Adding a new computer to what step-son Jon calls my command center.  This is a Gateway, my second, that I bought a couple of months ago, but waited to install until I could afford a new … Continue reading

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Seeing What We Really Have Here

Summer                                             Waxing Grandchildren Moon We are well past midsummer here in the northern latitudes.  The garden’s peak bearing season will commence although we have already had blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, currants, garlic, lettuce, greens, onions, parsnips, beets and sugar snap peas.  … Continue reading

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