The Writings of Irv Thomas On Cycles and the Seasonal life, time and aging, understanding life through its cyclic patterns, its connection to nature, developing a seasonal awareness, the seven-year cycle, seasonal points of passage, how to know them and see their occurrence in different time-frames, etc.

 Theme Index #2

Cycles and the Seasonal life

(...of nine indexes that cluster similar subjects, for your ease in searching or browsing)
The table below will let you shift easily to another index

Index #1 - Consciousness and Reality

Index #2 - this is where you are

Index #3 - Personal Change and Growth

Index #4 - Simple Living and Poverty as a choice

Index #5 - Right Livelihood and Work

Index #6 - Social Concerns and Community

Index #7 - Culture and the Ways of the World

Index #8 - Technology and Science

Index #9 - The Playful, Creative Self

For expanded detail of each index return to Theme Quadrant

How to read the coding system built into each of the links (eg: NL..94)   

BB: Black Bart series

NV: non-venue writings

IA: Innocence Abroad

OP: other publications

JL: Personal journaling

RS: Ripening Seasons series

NL: personal Newsletter series

UW: UW Daily column series

First two characters of link indicate venue.
For greater detail on venues go to Venue Quadrant

(Thus, NL..94 means:1994 newsletter, signficant treatment of topic)


major treatment


significant treatment


lesser treatment

dots indicate extent of item
Final digits tell the year

Quick link to keywords used in this Index:

August - (see Time of year/life)

Archetype of Ripening
- descriptive summary, in brief RS..97
- resources for study RS.97
- theory of, major treatment RS...97

January - (see Time of year/life)

Months, specific - (see Time of year/life)

Morning - (see Time of day) #

- as an inner experience RS..97

Season thrust RS..97

Seasonal cycle
(see also: Archetype of Ripening)
- discovery of RS.97
- overview (as an intended book opener) RS...97
- pattern described RS..98
- personal nature of RS..97
- 'self-fulfilling prophecy' considered RS.98

Seasonal lore
- Groundhog day RS.97

Seasons, specific - (see Time of year/life)

September - (see (see Time of year/life)

Septide (seven years as a cycle)
- theory explored RS..97

Time of day
- morning RS..97

Time of year/life
- Spring RS...97
- Summer RS..97
- Winter RS.97, RS.97
- January RS..97
- August RS.97
- September RS.97
- December RS.96