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Meet Joe Backup

The guy I’m seeing is super attentive and affectionate when we’re together, but then he always falls off the grid. He’ll wait weeks before texting me to make plans again,

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Style for the first impression

Q. My husband thinks that he should show his individual style in interviews – which includes boot shoes rather than dress shoes and (now, with current needs) a bandanna for

Risa's Astrology

New Moon, Days of Awe & Peace as Autumn Begins

We have multiple festivals this week. All festivals, from ancient religions to our spiritual practices today, are astrologically based. The heavens – Sun, Moon, stars & planets – are God’s

Risa's Astrology

Mars Retrograde Asking “Whom Do We Serve?”

Mars begins its almost 10-week retrograde Wednesday, September 9th and will continue its retrograde movement (occurring during the election, November 3rd) until November 13th. It is a most momentous time

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Joan of Arctic

I’m a 54-year-old woman, married for 21 years to a pretty decent guy. When our now-18-year-old son was little, my husband completely ignored Mother’s Day for maybe six years. Once,

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Off-the-rack vs. ready-made vs. custom-made

Q. I am starting a new job and it is a straight-laced company, suits daily and tuxedo for the company Christmas party (probably with black masks this year). I have

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Chambray vs. Denim

Q. You mentioned chambray shirts a couple of times recently. I gather these are what I consider denim shirts, which I always thought were very informal. Are these now acceptable with

Risa's Astrology

Shadow Times – Retrogrades Ahead

We begin the week with the Virgo festival with the full Corn, Barley and Harvest moon shining brightly in the night sky. Virgo hides and protects a new reality always

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Kick The Hobbit

Kick The Hobbit My 23-year-old nephew is a nice guy, a college grad with a good job who’s a loving pet owner. The women in the family love his ironic

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Real Houseknives

Real Houseknives I was dismayed at how off-base you were when I read your response to a woman wanting to give her female friend advice to stop her from dating