beauty and the moon and jade, oh my!

When I was sitting outside at my own personal Cheers last night–the cozy perfectly soundtracked woman owned Double Trouble– having an incredibly spicy Bloody Maria, an old friend walked by, did a double take, squealed, and gave me a hug. I haven’t seen her in just over a year. She could only say your hair…

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may we all shine on . . . like the moon and the stars and the sun . . . may we all shine on. . . on and on and on and on

I was listening to a Β podcast this morning and there was a wonderful discussion about the upcoming Total Lunar Eclipse and it fed directly into another conversation I’d had this week. Don’t you love when this happens? Synchroncity!Β  We were at Irma’s, this amazing local Mexican restaurant in Downtown Houston across from Minute Maid Park.…

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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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