Portland is having a rare late season snowstorm, which began yesterday. My office manager gave me a lift to the park-n-ride where I leave my car during the day since the buses were running so slowly and conditions were rapidly deteriorating. The wind and blowing snow were rocking my managers SUV. She commented at one … Continue reading Snow Day!
Temperance from the Victorian Romantic Tarot 2nd edition from Baba Studio is our card this week. This deck is exquisite, with many beautiful cards, but this one is transcendent. Temperance is precisely that, in the sense of moderation, not total abstinence. It speaks to us of keeping things in balance in our lives, avoiding overindulging … Continue reading Weekly Card – Temperance
This one's a two-fer. I wanted to see what the Tarot had to say about a situation, so first up we have the Empress from the Wizard's Tarot:The Empress is the ultimate earth mother: nurturing, kind, loving. Everything bursts forth into life for her. We see her here in a wonderful magical greenhouse, drawing all … Continue reading Weekly Card(s) – Good and Bad
Justice from the Victorian Romantic Tarot. Justice is a card of...well, justice. Balancing things, weighing them evenly. Possibly being called to account for your actions. A judgement in your favor. Fairness and the rule of law. Time to think logically, but balance rigid logic with the intuition, perhaps some compassion. Don't let the letter … Continue reading Weekly Card – Justice!
This week I busted out my Faeries Oracle, illustrated by Brian Froud with book by Jessica Macbeth. This is a 66-card oracle deck, not Tarot. I haven't really worked much with it, but it called to me tonight. More fire. I keep pulling fire cards. Luathas is highly charged fae spirit associated with fire, bursting … Continue reading Weekly Card with the Fae
Here’s our lovely card for the week, the Ace of Wands from the Victorian Romantic Tarot by Baba Studio in Prague. The Ace of Wands is the root of the creative powers, a beginning, fire energy. This could be good. A new creative undertaking about to take off? Maybe Prometheus has some fire from the … Continue reading Feeling Creative?
I thought I had shared this awhile back, but I can't find it searching through old posts. This is a piece I heard on one of the music stations I listen to while writing. It's by Stanton Lanier, and it's called Bread of Angels. This guy used to be a chemist, and then a financial … Continue reading Bread of Angels
UPDATE: Found it! It's called "Vitreous Ovum" and the artist is Martina Hoffman. Her Web site is here. Actually her gallery calls it "Homage A Leonardo." Can anyone tell me anything about this painting? The style is very familiar, but I can't place it. I found it here. There's no credit given, and I can't … Continue reading Info, Please