Category: Personal

Tarot Reading #1

    PAST: Knight of Pentacles. “A responsible, patient, hard-working man. Also denotes usefulness, ability to serve.” PRESENT: Page of Cups. “A thoughtful or artistic young man willing to help the seeker. Can also signify new ideas in business.” FUTURE: Five of Cups. “Indicates some loss in the process of receiving something.” Tonight, I pondered…

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Third Time’s the Charm for Slack

Working efficiently in community teams can be challenging. I’ve joined a new committee for my local square dance community, and the chair strongly advocates using Slack over emails for sharing information. As previously noted with a different committee, Slack didn’t seem very useful. Maybe this time it will work? From what I can see, he…


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Christmas Music Wish List

Some albums that I need to add to my substantial collection. Some of these I used to own when I was younger but lost along the way, or exist as cassette tapes and I have no equipment with which to play them. UPDATE: Purchased Christmas Harmony 2017-01-17. Just as beautiful as when I first heard…

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Aquarian Tarot

I have also been fascinated by the mysterious power of the Tarot. There are hundreds of decks in various styles, but The Aquarian Tarot has been my favorite. It was drawn by David Palladini in 1970, using art deco and art nouveau styles to give the medieval imagery a modern update. My favorite cards of…

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The ‘Which Downton Abbey Job is Right For You’ Test

Lady Edith Crawley Job-hopper, Edith’s numerous jobs are right for you. You like helping out and the feeling of self-worth derived from good work, and you are excellent (and impeccably dressed), whatever your responsibilities. But whether it’s impulsive behavior, romantic inclinations, or global circumstances beyond your control, something always spurs you to move on. Try…

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