The James Bond Tarot (Part 1)

I love James Bond. I grew up with him. The Bond movies are the only films my parents own, and I’ve seen each of them (yes, even Never Say Never Again, which isn’t canon) so many times I’ve lost count. My family’s Thanksgiving tradition during my childhood was always to get Chinese takeout and watch James Bond […]

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Client Feedback Rocks

I had a reading last week with the best querent ever. Well, perhaps that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but during the course of the reading she did the best possible thing that a querent can do, and I am immensely grateful to her for it. I pulled up a couple of cards that screamed […]

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Tradition and Innovation

I have a complicated relationship with the Hierophant. Truth be told, I think most Tarot readers do. The Hierophant is dogma. He represents tradition, the kind of authority that expects us to submit ourselves without question. He is a fear of innovation and a desire for permanence and stability in the world–the powerful need to […]

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And So It Begins

I hate beginnings. I hate that moment at the start of a new project when I have to consecrate it, to name it, to finally take the beautiful, completed masterpiece I have in my head and translate it to a sloppy, material work in progress. It’s so disheartening to remember that I’m not yet at […]

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