trickster mercury & the pumpkin pie

What most of us forget, or don’t know, is that Mercury is a famed trickster in the tradition of the Tarot’s Magician. The speedy little messenger doesn’t exactly like to slow down…. so being retrograde makes him a bit, ah, testy. Being testy doesn’t usually bring out an Eeyore side of him, but rather a…

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rethinking mercury retrograde

I know, I know. It strikes fear in the hearts of even non-astrology believers (although remember, kids. You can’t believe or not believe in science–it just is)…. poor Mercury will now take the blame for every mishap in your life. Everything from the TV blowing up to your oversleeping or your SO forgetting your date…

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the day the earth stood still: our 2 closest planets stop in the sky, sort of

Today, Friday 11/16, Venus is finally stationing direct! All of my lovebirds, rejoice, because after 42 days of Retrograde and the long review of love needs and slow or stopped romances, your love life is going to move forward again just in time for holiday celebration and winter festivitie.   However. A couple of hours…

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mexico in a glass: yes, drink your tequila. it’s good for you

Some of you know I have a really ugly disease. Basically if you think about your stomach as a super charged blender, a good one like a Vitamix or a Ninja, that whirs and churns your food into liquid so you can digest it and then get rid of the rest? Yeah, my Ninja is…

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chills: sprit keeper’s tarot

This is just a quick little post to record my first reading with Benebell Wen’s Spirit Keeper’s Tarot. First I want to say that my decks were consecrated on Halloween/Sanhaim and I could not possibly more thrilled. Yes, I wrote decks. I deliberatly wanted one for personal spiritual use only…. so thinking ahead I knew…

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1 great + 1 great= fabulous……no one ever has to ask someone from texas where they’re from…. they’ll tell you …

the junk gypsies and h.e.b. I just got notice that the Junk Gypsies will be featured in H-E-B’s holiday boutique this year and I couldn’t be more excited. In terms of all the things I love about Texas? These two are right up there with Buddy Holly and Beto and Tex Mex and University of…

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the lone star is ever in your favor: you beto you beto you bet

Sometimes we do the right thing and it spreads like a game of telephone  on the playground. That’s how this election has felt to me. At first there were these little whispers of this guy… this guy who once had a punk band that was over on the border. Not Mexican, but has a Mexican…

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dance the magic dance: a darling transit report for the week of 11/5/18

Can you feel the change in the air? It’s not just the shape of things to come & the anticipation of the midterm elections. The ch-ch-ch-ch-changes.  It’s not only the chill of fresh autumal air. It’s not even the result of the strange light of daylight savings. It’s a whirlwind of transits that are arriving…

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a dream of hope

“Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day.”–E. B. White Stay tuned for your weekly Darling Transit Report following this rant of hope. It will be published in the next few hours.  They’re  finally here. The Mid-Term Elections are, of course, on the first…

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