Monthly Archives: February 2018

Moody Blues

Imbolc                                                                       New Life Moon As melancholy begins to lift, where does it go? Does it go back into memory, added to a store of melancholic episodes over a life time, each one different, unique, becoming part of the polyvalent stew … Continue reading

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A First Colorado Nocturne

Imbolc                                                                            New Life Moon Haven’t done a nocturne since I got to Colorado, if I recall correctly. However, driving home tonight with the waxing new life moon shining through the lodgepole pines and Orion high in southwestern sky I wanted … Continue reading

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The Inner. The Outer.

Imbolc                                                                                  New Life Moon Glaucoma stable. Did a visual field exam yesterday, space invaders with a clicker and dots of light flashing off and on, testing peripheral vision. Kate went with me so we could go to the Village Gourmet … Continue reading

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A Very Jewish Weekend

Imbolc                                                                            New Life Moon In psyche news. The heaviness seems to be gone, that drug down, want to keep going down feeling. When I’m in it, my soul seems more attracted to weight, willingly binding itself to a fall. The … Continue reading

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Happenings on Shadow Mountain

Imbolc                                                                         New Life Moon Single digits. Passes for really, really cold here. Cold enough that I’d forgotten blue jeans are not comfortable at those temps. When I went to kabbalah on Tuesday night, the cold seeped through that cotton as … Continue reading

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Current Work

Imbolc                                                                      New Life Moon One thing I’ve been up to over the last month. This is a brief article for the Shofar, Beth Evergreen’s congregational newsletter. The digital world. A blessing and a curse. We’ll go with blessing in the … Continue reading

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Water, water somewhere

Imbolc                                                                       New Life Moon Wow. Weather station says the humidity outside is 66%. Inside 2%. Aridity is the norm, humidity a rare phenomenon here. Like most rarities it’s welcome. Most welcome. 4 or 5 inches of snow yesterday. Every flake … Continue reading

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Melancholy. Again.

Imbolc                                                                            New Life Moon Came back from a short trip to the post office and the doggy drug store. While driving, I realized I had sunk further into melancholy, the gremlins now over the wall of my subconscious. Perhaps that’s … Continue reading

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Life opens forward if you let it

Imbolc                                                                      New Life Moon Friend Jim Johnson had an opening of his work in Aberdeen, South Dakota the other night. His new work is lots of colors, strings, leaves, nice bright colors as Simon and Garfunkel sang. Jim, and his … Continue reading

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