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Live From the Front Range

Winter                                                   Waxing Moon of the Cold Month Ancientrails hits the road tomorrow, coming to you cyberlive from Denver, Colorado in the new and rapidly expanding area around the old Stapleton Airport.  There will be wonderful grandchildren stories, important updates on … Continue reading

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Whew

Summer                                      Waxing Grandchildren Moon OK.  This will be last of this.  But.  Kate reminded me of her surgery on June 30th.  Which preceded preparation for and the arrival and stay of Jon, Jen, Ruth and Gabe followed then, as I … Continue reading

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Home Again

Summer                                           Waxing Grandchildren Moon The grandkids have returned home to Denver.  Their parents only have a couple of weeks now before they return to their teaching jobs, Jon in elementary art and Jen in EFL elementary work in an experimental … Continue reading

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Travel Days

Summer                                          Waxing Grandchildren Moon As the grandchildren moon waxes, Ruth and Gabe are somewhere south of Andover, headed back home to Denver.  They left about an hour ago taking their parents with them.  Like most leave takings, this one was … Continue reading

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OK. Here’s The Guy To Blame.

Summer                            Waxing Grandchildren Moon Ruth and Gabe have napped, like Grandpop and Granma.  This means they have considerably more energy.  Gabe covered a complete circuit of the patio to front door run, moving as fast as his stubby little legs … Continue reading

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Families

Summer                                              Waxing Grandchildren Moon   Gabe and Ruth have broad palates.  Tonight Ruth ate sushi, tempura shrimp and a whole dish full of tempura vegetables as did Gabe.  They also wolfed down tempura ice-cream.  Afterward, Ruth wanted to put on … Continue reading

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Fiery Hoops of Passage

Summer                                        Waxing Grandchildren Moon Ruth and Gabe move and do, absorbing, trying, reaching, running, searching, asking.  They are both information and experience Brawny Towels.  Nothing passes them by. Their emotions are quick to surface and quick to flee. Jon and … Continue reading

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Uh-oh

Summer                                        New (Grandchildren) Moon It’s 10 am.  Do you know where your grandkids are?  I do, they’re upstairs. Ruth has brought her sombre et sol disposition with her.  When sol, her blond hair dances and her smile, often mischievous, lights … Continue reading

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Grandkids

Summer                                  New (Grandchildren) Moon Jon and Jen, Ruth and Gabe rolled in around 6 pm.  Kate fed them all, I cleaned up and Jon and Jen organized their family.  Vega and Rigel, of course, helped. Ruth went out to her … Continue reading

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