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Political Heartbreak

Mid-Summer                                                           Waxing Honey Flow Moon “My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.” – Adlai E. Stevenson, Jr. Stevenson was my first political heart break.  My dad and I were for Adlai.  … Continue reading

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The Road

Beltane                                                     Waxing Garlic Moon The dog delivered, I’m moving more slowly today.  I’ve selected a route home, up I-29 to I-90, then to the Jeffer’s Petroglyphs.  I’ll plan to stay around there tonight, then finish up the drive home tomorrow. … Continue reading

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The Brother

Spring                                                                  Waxing Bee Hiving Moon Took Mark (brother) out to Oceanaire for his 52nd birthday.  They print up menus with Happy Birthday on them and give them to you, plus treat the table to baked alaska.  Fun.  Mark had fish … Continue reading

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Then Bang, Things Happen

Spring                                                               New (Bee Hiving) Moon You know how things go along for a long time and nothing happens, then bang, things happen?  Sollie and Rigel got into it again and in breaking them up Rigel bit me.  Not bad, a … Continue reading

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First Amendment

Winter                                                            Waning Moon of the Winter Solstice Walker stands with national peers in support of artistic freedom.  This is a big deal and I’m proud to be part of a community and an artistic/museum community that supports artistic freedom. 54 … Continue reading

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Lughnasa                                            Waning Grandchildren Moon Katie slipped her hands around my arm and stroked.  Then stopped and put some pressure on.  Then stroked some more.  Katie was my birthday present from a thoughtful wife.  She learned her trade from Sister Rosalind … Continue reading

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The Colosseum of the Soul

Imbolc                                                Waning Wild Moon Fake Nostalgia for a Pre-Therapy Age Past “I can tell you one thing,” he announced, as I recall. “Back in my day, you didn’t have young kids going around talking to shrinks, yakking about their fee-ee-ee-lings, … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

Imbolc                           Waxing Wild Moon The year moves forward, sun higher in the sky, temperatures inching upward, some snow melting, though  piles of slowly melting hard pack, driven to curbs and driveway ends, darkens and begrimes the landscape.  A bright February … Continue reading

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