Monthly Archives: September 2007

“Pattern Recognition,” by William Gibson

   I’m not a Luddite, but by the same token I’m not a technophile.  So, while Willaim Gibson has written his first book to be based in the current era, much of it is slightly “ahead” of me.   However, Gibson’s … Continue reading

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Happy Autumn!

   In North America the first day of Autumn was on Sunday, 23 September.  That was the Autumn Equinox, when the hours of daylight and night are equal.  Now the nights are growing longer, and the days shorter. This natural … Continue reading

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New Moon Card of Advice

I’ve written before about how I deal a tarot card at each New Moon to get advice about the up-coming moon-th ( ).  While I’ve written about the process of dealing a card and deciding on its meaning for … Continue reading

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Heirloom Plants

The kiss of the sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth; One is nearer God’s Heart in a garden Than anywhere else on earth.           — by Dorothey Frances Gurney My mom was a gardner.  She loved … Continue reading

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To go grey . . . or not?

   In the September 10 issue of “Time” (which has a great updated image of the “We Can Do It!” poster on the front cover), there is an article by Anne Kreamer, “The Gray Wars” (pages 71-74).  In the grand … Continue reading

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