The autumn equinox arrives Tuesday, Sept. 22 with equal hours of day and night. In the Celtic tradition, it is the second great harvest festival, Mabon, a time to rest after hard labor, give thanks for the abundance of nature, and prepare for the long winter darkness ahead.

My unexpected migration east, prompted by an evacuation order . . .

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