Category Archives: Around the House

Balm and Majesty

There was nearby, along a stream, the hacked trunk of a young tree.  The rest of it lay where it was cast, in the ditch below.  Knowing the neighborhood and those who frequented the path on which this tree once … Continue reading

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Snow on the Dogwood March 2017

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Written Under Cedars

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signs

bear scat in the orchard — fall’s approaching

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Red Fox Happy

There’s a beautiful red fox around here lately, which I’ve not yet had the pleasure of seeing, but which my wife recently saw.  He, or she, was dashing across the far end of the front lawn, happy and energized.  Apparently, … Continue reading

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Join Me for Tea?

Those sweet surprises from the garden. 

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Gus Experiments with Autumn Camo

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Lughnasadh Draws Nigh

I’ve noticed lately the influences of the approaching cross-quarter “season” of Lughnasadh.   The sun has fallen lower in the sky (it’s down to a declination of around 18 degrees now, 5 degrees lower than at summer solstice); the air is … Continue reading

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Yeshi on Waking

Wow! I dreamt I was a cat! How fascinating, how lovely. The warmth of fire, of the human hand, the taste of sweet food, precious. He and she that were my keepers, how wonderful to see them, to sense their … Continue reading

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The Cats News

I was awakened this morning, as most mornings, by our cat Yeshi as he trod back and forth across my desk and my “night-stand” (my night-stand is actually a TV tray full of supplements, a glass of water, some books, … Continue reading

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