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I (heart) Religion

Imbolc                               Waning Bridget Moon Some people like NASCAR, others quilting, some the middle ages, some middle age.  Tastes and attractions vary for often indiscernible reasons.  Me, I like religions.  Most of them anyhow.  Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, Shinto, Taoism, … Continue reading

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Next Week

Winter                                                                      Waning Moon of the Cold Month With the Latin tutoring session behind me and Chapter 26 coming up, I downloaded a commentary on Caesar’s Gallic Wars with Latin text.  I’m gonna have a shot at it for a while. … Continue reading

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Missing Spirit

Winter                                                            Waning Moon of the Winter Solstice Wondered if I was missing something.  Turned on the radio to 99.5 and listened to Christmas music, classical variety.  As I just to wrote to my brother and sister, there is some residual … Continue reading

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Homo sapiens the Energy Sink

Winter Solstice                                                                    Full Moon of the Winter Solstice Still listening to the series of lectures, Big History.  There was a really striking concept in the most recent lecture, one in which Professor David Christian, considered the perennial question:  What makes … Continue reading

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Big History

Samhain                                                         Waning Thanksgiving Moon The temperature has stayed above freezing so we’re having a significant rain event, but little snow.  I found a snow removal guy yesterday.  Prices varied wildly from $25 a time to $50.  All the same snow.  … Continue reading

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