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Maine Stories and Moon Musing. It's "All Things Considered" for the moon and short fiction about modern Maine life. Hosted by Jennifer Ellsworth. Episodes are produced on each New Moon and Full Moon.
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Oct 19, 2014

October 19, 2014- Episode 16

Every culture attempts to explain the moon's appearance.  Today host Jennifer Ellsworth shares First Nation tribe the Mi'kmaq's take on it.  She also reads a poem about a pair of theives.  

Moon Astrology: waning balsamic in Virgo.  Go with the flow.  

Oct 12, 2014

October 12, 2014- Episode 15

The exploration of the Precession of the Equinoxes continues as host Jennifer Ellsworth compares two Astrological systems.  She also reads a poem about the moment a spirit leaves the body.  

Moon Astrology: Waning toward last quarter in Gemini.  Forgive your unfocused self.   

Oct 5, 2014

October 5, 2014- Episode 14

The constellation Aries is slipping westward through the sky.  Host Jennifer Ellsworth explains why.  She also shares a journal entry about a feather hunt.  

Moon Astrological Outlook:  full moon in Aries Wednesday will put fire to your feet.  

Sep 28, 2014

September 28, 2014- Episode 13

The 10th new moon of the year is the Hunter's Moon.  Host Jennifer Ellsworth discusses the history of hunting privleges and reads a little diddy about a cricket.  

Moon Astrological Outlook:  waxing crescent in Sagittarius.  Get ready to roam.

Sep 21, 2014

September 21, 2014- Episode 12

In honor of the Autumnal Equinox- also known as Mabon- host Jennifer Ellsworth takes a look at ginger, a food that celebrates this time of balance.  She also reads a poem about frost.  

Astrological outlook:  the moon is in Virgo until Tuesday.  A good time to task-master.

Sep 14, 2014

September 14, 2014- Episode 11

Craters, moondust, maria, Oh my!  Host Jennifer Ellsworth discusses selenographic highlights of the moon and reads a poem about a perfect September afternoon in Maine.  

Sep 7, 2014

September 7, 2014- Episode 10

The Full Harvest Moon is tomorrow night!  Jennifer Ellsworth explains two ways you can celebrate the season and reads a poem about one of Maine's most common trades- carpentry.  

Aug 31, 2014

August 31, 2014- Episode 9

Astrologers combine the scientific and the subjective when they offer horoscopes.  Host Jennifer Ellsworth  explains this balance as it applies to the zodiac, and reads a character sketch about a woman whose wealth is secrets.  

Aug 24, 2014

August 24, 2014- Episode 8

Songs have been written about it!  Host Jennifer Ellsworth philosophizes about the 9th moon of the year, the Harvest Moon, and reads a poem for a lost friendship.  

Aug 17, 2014

August 17, 2014- Episode 7

The Man in the Moon is smiling... but why do we only ever see one face?  Jennifer Ellsworth explains and reads a poem about those precious first tomatoes from the garden.  

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