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Beltane

The first of May came in colder weather than I would have preferred. The tradition of a bonfire on Beltane is not something I do just for myself, but I decided the cold rainy weather was perfect justification for a … Continue reading

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Beltane May 01

The first of May is a holiday with both ancient roots and a completely modern aspect. As a person fond of traditional festivities I celebrate it as Beltane, as the Gaelic first day of summer was known. One practice I … 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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Friday Files

I usually think of Friday as my “day off”. Today was not, however. I actually spent an hour in the yard working on the overgrowth. A rue plant the lawn man had mowed over is coming back so I cleared … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Sails and Anchors

Putting ten pounds in a five pound bag was an expression my father used. Lately it seems as though that is what I have been trying to do, although it is far from my intention to over book my time. … Continue reading

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Beltane

The first of May is a holiday with both ancient roots and a completely modern aspect. As a person fond of traditional festivities I celebrate it as Beltane, as the Gaelic first day of summer was known. One practice I … Continue reading

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