tarot spread for the new year

“What are your New Year’s Eve plans?” I got asked today in a store. “Oh, not much — hanging out at home, playing with my tarot cards.” It used to be that Halloween and New Year’s Eve were my two biggest nights for going out, dressing up, and spending a lot of time with a…

rainy full moon

It’s the last full moon of the decade, it’s rainy, and I have a night on my own. I lit some incense (yeah!), a moon magic candle (yeah!), and watered all of my houseplants, some of which are sadder than others (oops). I also decided to pull some cards — no particular spread in mind,…

jupiter in capricorn

Lately I’ve been feeling the urge to use my Wild Unknown deck; since I’ve been using my RWS “crutches” a bit in class and when I need clear answers, I haven’t been reaching for my more mysterious decks for readings. Yesterday, Jupiter went into Capricorn, which is actually my Jupiter return — back to where…

blast from the past

Back in early 2011, I had just started a new job the previous November; I had come from a tough situation where I was very unhappy, followed by six months of unemployment, and now I was just a few months in. As part of the sales support team, I was included in our annual sales…

drained cup

I’ve been pretty zapped empath-wise the past week; dear friends have been going through some difficult times, and I’ve found myself flat on my back for the rest of the night, as if I were a blinking empty battery. I’ve also had a bit of impostor syndrome going on — a class I want to…

the rws is mad at me

It’s fair to say that the RWS is not the deck I reach for most often; I’ve clicked well with the Wanderer’s Tarot and the Wild Unknown, I’m intrigued by the challenges of the Ophidia Rosa, and the Mucha deck is a nice RWS variation that, admittedly, I haven’t played with as much yet. That…

rainy day elemental spread

It’s the first real storm of 2019 this weekend, and I spent almost an hour out in it — my coat soaked through, my shoes squishy (and hopefully not ruined), my leather purse dark with rain. Once I finally got home, I dried off a bit and then pulled out my cards. Yesterday in class,…

rise & grind

The week between Christmas and New Year’s has been (for the past two years) really nice and quiet, a time to reflect and focus on myself and my goals. I spent this year setting up this blog (heyo!), getting some walks in, taking some photos, and doing the most writing I’ve done in… a long…