Monthly Archives: July 2011

Progress In Tai Chi

Mid-Summer                                                              New Honey Extraction Moon Tai chi.  Finally, I made some progress.  Slow, but sure.  Be patient with yourself they told us at the first meeting.  I’m glad they said that.  I’ve needed it and still get upset, want to … Continue reading

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In Case of Environmental Catastrophe Who You Gonna Call?

Mid-Summer                                                            New Honey Extraction Moon Here’s a question to test your judgement.  If you had an industrial application already noted for its 100% bad track record in all installations (sulfide mining), who might you call to cope with the negative … Continue reading

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Ancientrails Redesign

Mid-Summer                                                                              Waning Honey Flow Moon Mary came into town later last night after a rotten airline experience.  Gee, is this something new?  Today, we’ll have everyone here for at least a few hours.  Diane’s plane leaves around 6:00 pm. Redesigning … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer                                                                           Waning Honey Flow Moon It doesn’t fit very well with other parts of my life, but I’m a big fan of the supernatural, maybe a hold-over from my orthodox religious days.  Don’t know. Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress in … Continue reading

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A More Violent World

Mid-Summer                                                                          Waning Honey Flow Moon A violent, but quick storm blew through this morning, sheets of rain and bending trees, water flowing in the gutters; in it I saw the world that is to come and is now, heat and … Continue reading

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Clay Days

Mid-Summer                                                                                   Waning Honey Flow Moon Five days of clay.  Whew.  What did I learn?  Well, I’m not holding my breath for that National Treasure for potting position when I turn 80.  Maybe by that time I’ll have learned how to … Continue reading

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Working Off the Hump

Mid-Summer                                                                                  Waning Honey Flow Moon Potting, something done for thousands of years by diverse human communities, is hard.  At least for me.  Kate seems to be getting it.  We have a 6,000 year old Chinese pot at the MIA that … Continue reading

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Life of Riley

Mid-Summer                                                        Waning Honey Flow Moon On Monday I started the clay class.  Monday evening the Woollies made monoprints at Highpoint Print Co-op.  Last night was the History of Graphic Design lecture on graphic design, 1950 to the present and tonight … Continue reading

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