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Caturday Thoughts – What the H*** – Let’s Go For It

So I realized St Patrick’s Day was Saturday and I haven’t really celebrated for years. The housework is massively behind while I finish the thesis (it’s getting there), the blog is barely keeping up, so I decided to postpone Caturday … Continue reading

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And Pumpkins Are Delicious

Beyond all the other traditions about pumpkins, the most important thing about them is that they are edible. They are also highly nutritious, being low in calories, fat, and sodium and high in fiber. That brilliant orange color comes from … Continue reading

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Imbolc

The period between  the New Year’s celebration and the spring equinox has a few legal holidays but not much in the way of celebration of the sort that dispels the gloom of the overcast skies  of dead of  winter.  This, … Continue reading

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Spring in Shades of Grey

  We are now in Daylight Savings Time by the clock and the calendar. However, I’m not saving much daylight, having had only one day the sun has been able to provide any. It has been cloudy all week when … Continue reading

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Imbolc

In the dead of  winter with the days growing longer at a painfully slow pace and the clutch of the cold still tight on everything comes the  the ancient Gaelic holiday of Imbolc. Over the centuries it has reincarnated as … Continue reading

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