Tag Archives: death

Fall-ing

Lughnasa                                                  Waxing Harvest Moon As August slides away and the sky shifts its colors toward deeper hues, an inner barometer detects higher emotional pressures.  The atmosphere weighs more, cuing those momentary pauses, breaks in attention.  It may signal a storm … Continue reading

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Yama

Beltane                                                                                Waxing Garlic Moon Still learning about fruit tree management.  Gonna go out and inspect the fruit trees one by one on a ladder this morning.  Then, mid-morning, the bees.  Later, tai-chi starts up again. A busy week ahead so … Continue reading

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Knocking on the Door

Beltane                                                                             New Last Frost Moon There are times and this is one of them, when death seems behind every door.  My friend Bill has learned that his wife’s cancer is stage 4.  A grave diagnosis with a grave prognosis.   American’s … Continue reading

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Obits Optimists

Imbolc                                                                       Waning Bridgit Moon The most optimistic page in the newspaper?  The obituaries.  Every day and especially on Sundays I see evidence of the hopefulness and optimism of Minnesota citizens.  I imagine it’s the same everywhere.  With no evidence for … Continue reading

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The Truth from Ruth

Imbolc                                                                New (Bridgit) Moon A couple of things I’ve been intending to write here.  First, granddaughter Ruth.  At gymnastics she was given a bracelet with a word on it.  She removed one cube with a particular letter and showed it … Continue reading

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