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Caturday Thoughts – Sun Out!

To my amazement the sun was out today and it actually went up to 55F/13C. I didn’t want to leave the windows open while I was at the store and the temperature was not going to go up until afternoon … Continue reading

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Friday Files – The Case of the Disappearing Lawn Men Part II

Last Thursaday just when I was getting ready to run out for the 2 x 4,  the neighbor shows up with a tale of woe about trimming back the pumpkin vines that had come over the fence and winding up … Continue reading

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Citrinitas – The Alchemy of the Sun

Citrinitas, also referred to as xanthosis, is a term given by alchemists to “yellowness.” It is one of the four major stages of the alchemical magnum opus, and literally referred to “transmutation of silver into gold” or “yellowing of the lunar consciousness.” In alchemical philosophy, … Continue reading

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Cancer Jun 21 6:08 AM

Cancer (♋) is the fourth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Cancer. It spans 90° and 120° celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area between approximately June 21 and July 23, and under the sidereal zodiac, the Sun transits this area between … Continue reading

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The Fullness of Light – Sext

Sext, or Sixth Hour, is another of the fixed times of prayer of the Divine Office  of almost all the traditional Christian liturgies. It consists mainly of Psalms and is said at noon. Its name comes fromLatin and refers to … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Sorry We’re Late – What’s With This Weather?

 First of all, sorry we’re late. This week there has been more crazy than just the weather. The past couple of days I have been trying to get get caught up on an online summit about pet cancer and an … Continue reading

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Loose an Hour, Gain Some Light

Spring ahead, fall behind. Daylight Saving Time is about to disorient myself and the cats again. Don’t forget to reset your clock. If you attend Sunday services of any kind you could wind up sneaking in late. The cats, not … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – End of Heat 处暑 Makes Happy Cats

The Chinese calendar entered the period referred to by the solar term of End of Heat on the 23rd. Depending on location things may or may not cool off at this point. How much they will cool at all is … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – We Miss the Sun

It seems I am not the only one suffering from the dark and gloomy weather. The cats seem to be missing the sun as well. This neighborhood, having been designed like so many without regard for Feng Shui or the … Continue reading

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L’Heure Bleu

The best time of day is not day at all. It is that time when time seems to slow, seemingly almost suspended. In our house it is the time after dinner for sitting with a book or writing while listening … Continue reading

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