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Risa's Astrology

Libra – Everything in Balance

Tuesday evening, as the first star appeared at sunset, the Jewish Festival of Yom Kippur began. Jewish festivals always begin at sunset. The holiest day of the Jewish year, Yom

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Captain Hookup and Mail Bondin

Captain Hookup I’m a single man in my 30s, and I don’t want a relationship right now. I keep meeting women online who say they only want something casual. Then,

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Are pin stripes back ‘in?’

Q. While buying a shirt in the men’s department I heard a salesman tell someone that striped suits are back in style. My office is getting more formal, or at

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Time of Reconciliation – I & Thou

The twelve zodiacal signs have a deep inner order characterized by inter-relationships, color, Rays, sound and rhythms. The sun crossing the equator at spring and autumn equinoxes creates a division

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The Dumpster Fire Within

The Dumpster Fire Within About six weeks ago, I started dating the nicest guy. I have some intimacy issues (basically, fear of abandonment), and having somebody be nice to me

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A Vest for Life

Q. My business-casual office is over air-conditioned, but outside it’s particularly warm most of the year and I don’t want to bring extra clothes with me each day that I’d

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Autumn & Libra — Let Choice Begin

Early Monday morning the Sun entered Libra, sign of balance and poise. Libra, a cardinal sign, “initiates” autumn in the northern hemisphere. Autumn begins the “dark half of the year.”

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Murk In Progress and Everything Old Is Nude Again

Murk In Progress I’m in a weird place in my life: My work situation’s up in the air, and there’s a lot of uncertainty in my romantic life and my

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The professional tie look

Q. I have recently graduated from medical school and am now a pediatric resident. I like to wear a tie, especially because it accents that I’m the doctor (to parents

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Saturn — Lord of Karma & Dweller on the Threshold

On Wednesday, Saturn (Dweller, Teacher, Disciplinarian), after four months being retrograde, turns stationary direct. Saturn is the “teacher”, offering us lesson after lesson concerning the “rules of the road”, rules