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Gifts for the Signs – Practical, Useful, Small & Sustainable

Christmas day is different this year. Let’s be different, too, in the giving of gifts this year. Let’s be creative, thinking small (under $5.00), economical, sustainable, long term, renewable, ecological,

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Alice In Wanderland

I follow you on Twitter, and I was disgusted to see your tweet about marriage, “No, humans aren’t naturally monogamous — which is why people say relationships ‘take work,’ while

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You Flooze, You Lose and Good Mourning!

You Flooze, You Lose I’m a married lesbian in my 50s. I blew up my happy marriage by having an affair with somebody I didn’t love and wasn’t even that

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Light in the Darkness – Candles, Prayers, Mantrams & Remembrances

Wednesday is Santa Lucia day, Swedish Festival of Light. Wednesday is also the first day of Hanukkah – eight-day Hebrew festival of Light. Hanukkah (meaning consecration, dedication) commemorates a miracle

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Nose To The Groin Stone and Simper Fi

Nose To The Groin Stone I’m a woman, and I recently made a new professional connection — a man who’s excited about my work. We’re planning on doing a big

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Sign of the Archer

Wednesday, is the feast of St. Nicholas, Greek bishop, healer, Wonderworker, model for today’s Santa Claus. After the dramatic tests and trials and Scorpio’s deep waters, Sagittarius is a breath

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Mercury Retrograde, Advent & Full Moon – Preparing the Heart

Around midnight Saturday night/Sunday morning, Mercury turns retrograde (Sagittarius, 29 degrees) moving back to 13 degrees by December 22nd. It’s best to purchase ALL holiday gifts (sending cards early too)

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Destiny’s Problem Child


Charles (Darwin) In Charge

Q. I saw this gorgeous girl at the coffeehouse at the mall two months ago. It was totally love at first sight. I keep hanging out there hoping to see

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Relationships Take Work

Q. I’m a 35-year-old woman. I’m living with my boyfriend, who’s a freelance artist (talented but just getting started). We’ve been together for three years, and I am paying for

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From Scorpio to Sag, Mars to Jupiter to Gratitude

Tuesday this week, the Sun moved from Scorpio to Sag – a shift from Scorpio’s deep waters to the meadows, valley’s and plains of Sagittarius. We shifted from the eagle