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…

side-by-side: the chariot

I spent some time in December building a Google doc that used Mary K. Greer’s formulas for calculating personal Major Arcana cards and constellations; it was a good little stretch for my spreadsheet skills, and also a fun thing to share with people as we wrapped up 2018 and could look into what card would…

ending, beginning

It’s December 31, the end of the calendar year! It’s also the end of my first real year of studying tarot — which I started a little sluggishly in January 2018. I’m looking forward to going deeper in 2019 — and will have more to say about that tomorrow. Today at 11:11 am (woo!), I…

a bunch o’ basil

It’s been windy lately, and I’ve been very… indoors… lately, so it took me until today to notice that my basil plant had fallen off of its perch and on top of one of my sage plants. I don’t know if it was knocked or blown or what, but a lot of the sprigs were…

the fool’s journey

It all starts with the void, right? I had no clue how I wanted to kick this thing off — obviously I have to start somewhere. I’ve had so many blank notebooks just waiting for me to take that first step, to just write *something* and get started. The leap of faith is sometimes a…