Monthly Archives: August 2016

Revisiting your tarot readings

When I first started reading the tarot, I religiously recorded EVERY reading. Weeks or months later, I’d go back to the reading to see how it all played out.

At the time, I was simply using the lens of whether my reading was right or wrong–a slippery slope, and one that doesn’t even remotely work […]

Thursday, August 18, 2016|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: , |

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Mineral Monday: The 2016 East Coast Gem & Mineral Show

Last week, my friend Amy and I went to the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show. I had never been, and wasn’t quite sure what to expect, aside from a room full of awesome crystals.

I wasn’t even remotely prepared. While I wore a large onyx pendant to ground myself, as well as my […]

Monday, August 15, 2016|Categories: Crystals & minerals|Tags: , |

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Mineral Monday: Amethyst

Amethyst is one of the first crystals I remember seeing. It’s my mother’s birthstone–as long as I can remember, she’s always had beautiful amethyst rings and necklaces. As a child, I loved the purple color and thought there was something magical about it.

Forty years later, I still think that.

A variety of quartz, amethyst gets […]

Unboxing Madam Clara’s Fortune-telling cards

As soon as I saw the wonderful artwork on the box, I knew I needed this deck. I love anything with an old-school circus/carnival vibe. These definitely have that. It’s a fun, quirky deck, deeply rooted in the traditional Rider-Waite symbolism. I think this would be a solid starter deck for someone who wants […]

Thursday, August 4, 2016|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: , , |

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Mineral Monday: Elestial Quartz

When you hear the word “elestial” you may immediately think “celestial.”

You’re on the right track–if you want to connect to angelic realms,¬†elestial quartz¬†is one of your best crystal allies. Hey there, super high vibes.

Fortunately, it’s not that hard to get your hands on elestial quartz. It grows all over the world and comes in […]