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Occasionally I wandered in where I was not wanted and gave truthful answers.
Sometimes I even did it deliberately. A little disruption now can prevent disaster later.

Monday - October 15, 2018

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Saturday - October 13, 2018

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Friday - October 12, 2018

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Thursday - October 11, 2018

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Wednesday - October 10, 2018

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Tuesday - October 9, 2018

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Monday - October 8, 2018


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Sunday - October 7, 2018


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Friday - October 5, 2018

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Thursday - October 4, 2018

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Wednesday - October 3, 2018

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Tuesday - October 2, 2018

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Monday - October 1, 2018

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Celebrate

Added to lexicon.

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Encyclopædia Brittanica gets it wrong

I doubt that anyone except a calendar geek or a pagan would have caught it.

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In the spirt of the season

This dryad is an excellent symbol of spring.

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NeoNotes — the middle

If the winter solstice is the middle of winter and the summer solstice is the middle of summer, the vernal equinox is the middle of spring and the autumnal equinox is the middle of fall.

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Today

🌙 waning crescent moon
light rain early AM

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Today

🌙 waning crescent moon
light rain early AM

My high desert is pretty mild weather-wise, I don't note the weather unless it is unusual.
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🌖 waning gibbous moon
Epiphany - Old Christmas - Feast of the Three Kings - Twelfth Tide

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Twelvetide - Christmastide
🌖 waning gibbous moon
Twelfth Night - Epiphany Eve

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Valiente Day

Lived 04Jan1922 to 01Sep1999 (77). Witch, ritualist, author.


Twelvetide - Christmastide
🌖 waning gibbous moon
Quadrantids meteor shower


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Twelvetide - Christmastide
🌖 waning gibbous moon
Quadrantids meteor shower
St. Genevieve Feast Day

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Asimov Day
Isaac Asimov • Before birthday

Lived 02Jan1920 to 06Apr1992 (72). Author, scientist, humanist. My Before of Thought for October 2008. I know of no other modern author who wrote on so many subjects. I know of no other author who drove me nuts as I tried to read every book he wrote. The Good Doctor inspired me in ways I do not understand, but I will be forever grateful.

Lady in the Court of Stars - Midnight to midnight. A WebTree three day celebration from midnight to midnight marking the full Moon or bright Moon and honoring the magick.

Twelvetide - Christmastide
🌖 waning gibbous moon
≠ Advent of Isis

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Lady in the Court of Stars - Midnight to midnight. A WebTree three day celebration from midnight to midnight marking the full Moon or bright Moon and honoring the magick.

Twelvetide - Christmastide
Circumcision of Christ
Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation
🌝 bright moon - supermoon

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Word of the day - dominionism


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Today


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Twelvetide - Christmastide

Day of the Apostle John

🌔 waxing gibbous moon

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Twelvetide - Christmastide       ≠ Boxing Day       ≠ St. Stephen's Day
Lá an Dreoilín or The Hunting of the Wrens       🌛 waxing half moon

Switching to the new calendar style today.

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🌙 waxing crescent moon       ≠ Christmas Day       ≠ Twelvetide - Christmastide

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Advent       Mercury retrograde       🌙 waxing crescent moon
first known working transistor       ≠ Saturnalia



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Calendar & geekery

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Today

Good morning on this the shortest day.

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Today

The calendar and some site information.

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Today

Entries for the calendar.

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Saturnalia begins

“ ”OF COURSE the Puritans banned Christmas.”

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◊ Wayfaring Day

My mother's family arrived in Arizona from Louisiana

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Migration noise

Twice a year it comes and fills the sky

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Journal 11Aug2017

Thinking by blogging

So I've learned to do small pleasures.

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Jounal 04Aug2017

Thinking by blogging

I think I'm spending more time trying to sleep than actually sleeping.

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☥ ✰ ❝The spiritual world is not unlike the natural world …❞ 

Margot AdlerBefore passing day

Lived 16Apr1946 to 28July2014 (68)
American author, journalist, lecturer, Wiccan priestess and radio journalist

The spiritual world is not unlike the natural world: only diversity will save it.
     — Margot Adler
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☥ ▽ ❝…without being bound by them.❞

Bruce LeeBefore passing day

Lived 27Nov1940 to 20July1973 (32)
Cultural icon, author, filmmaker, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of Jeet Kune Do
Notable Chinese American when there were hardly any positive Asians in Western popular culture
The most influential martial artist of modern times.

Obey the principles without being bound by them.
     — Bruce Lee
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≠ ✰ Gardner Day

Gerald Brosseau Gardner • deceased birthday

Lived 13Jun1884 to 12Feb1964 (79)
Occultist, witch, founder of Wicca.

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≠ ✰ Sanders Day

Alex Sanders • deceased birthday

Lived 06Jun1926 to 30Apr1988 (58)
Self-proclaimed "King of Witches," founder of the Alexanderian tradition of witchcraft. Plagiarist and publicity addict.

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≠ ✰ Farrar Day

Stewart Farrar * deceased birthday

Lived 28Jun1916 to 07Feb2000 (83)
Witch, author, novelist. May have encouraged the sexual initiation of minor girls.

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≠ ✰ Cunningham Day

Scott Douglas Cunningham • deceased birthday

Lived 27Jun1956 to 28March1993 (36)
Author of several books on Wicca and various other alternative religious subjects.
Some critics charge that he is responsible for the "Disneyfication" of Wicca.

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☥ ▽ ❝I never learned from a man who agreed with me.❞

Robert HeinleinBefore passing day

Lived 07Jul1907 to 08May1988 (80). Author, philosopher, and libertarian.

I never learned from a man who agreed with me.
     — Robert Heinlein
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☥ ❝You saw a hurting you could help…❞

Zenna HendersonBefore passing day

Elementary school teacher, fantasy and science fiction author. Inspiration for my Befores practice.


You saw a hurting you could help and did something about it. Without stopping to count the cost. That's what love does.
     — Zenna Henderson
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🚀 Seven

Freedom 7

Alan Shepard - First American in Space - 05May1961

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🚀 Goddard's Rocket

First liquid-fueled rocket

Robert H. Goddard launched on 16Mar1926

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★ Arbor Day (Arizona observance)

Last Friday in April.
State tree is paloverde.
www.arborday.org/states/state.cfm?state=AZ


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≠ Earth Day - customary

This is not the Earth Day I celebrate.

My entry on
Earth Day and politics.

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★ Earth Day (original) as “the first day of spring”

21Mar1970 San Francisco

My entry on
Earth Day and politics.

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Dating obsessively

I need to be aware of them, but I don't need to track them in detail.

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☥ ✰ Adler Day

Margot Adler • Before birthday

Lived 16Apr1946 to 28July2014 (68)
American author, journalist, lecturer, Wiccan priestess and radio journalist

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≠ ✰ ❝Magick is not something you do…❞

Donald Michael Kraig passing day

Lived 28March1951 to 07March2014 (57). American occult author and practitioner of ceremonial magic. Author, lecturer, hypnotherapist, Magician, Tantric.

Magick is not something you do, magick is something you are.
     — Donald Michael Kraig
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≠ ✰ Kraig Day

Donald Michael Kraig • deceased birthday

Lived 28March1951 to 07March2014
American occult author and practitioner of ceremonial magic
Author, lecturer, hypnotherapist, Magician, Tantric

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≠ ✰ ❝Any and all religions are real…❞

Scott Douglas Cunningham passing day

Lived 27Jun1956 to 28March1993 (36)
Author of several books on Wicca and various other alternative religious subjects.
Some critics charge that he is responsible for the "Disneyfication" of Wicca.

Any and all religions are real, the genuine article, to their practitioners. There can never be one religion, prophet, or savior that will satisfy all six billion humans. Each of us must find our ideal way to attune with deity.
     — Scott Cunningham
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🚀 Rocketman

1st human in space

Yuri Gagarin - 12Apr1961

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Journal 10Apr2017

Thinking by blogging

I've been up all night with the sound of the night in my ears. Also aroused. And no companion around.

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Journal 07Apr2017

Thinking by blogging

This week I got back into my discipline.

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NeoNotes — 10th anniversary of “Pentacle Quest”

If someone has served honorably, then they should have whatever they want on their headstone up to and including Mickey Mouse. Government issue or not, it's not about what is "approved." It's about honoring someone who chose to serve and fulfilled that duty.
     — NeoWayland
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What does that have to do with greeting the sun?

Thinking by blogging

I can let it warp my life, or I can do the thing I decided years ago.

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Point of view

Notice the relationships

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Black & Blue

It's the calendar that has got it wrong

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Flexing your calendar

Have I mentioned that I have a calendar obsession?

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Earth Day & politics

Inspire, don’t require.
     — NeoWayland
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Pangere

Rambling on time & calendars

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A narrow slice of life, but now and again pondering American neopaganism, modern adult pagans & the World.

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