Ace of Cups, Reversed (Big Time)

“Don’t lend your hand to raise no flag Atop no ship of fools” Ship of Fools – Grateful Dead (Hunter/Garcia) 1974 I grew up in Southern California in the 80’s-90’s. Back then, my mom’s father, Jack Barney Wyman, was a photographer for the Daily Breeze newspaper. He used to take me to the docks andContinue reading “Ace of Cups, Reversed (Big Time)”

Disappearing Act

“Like I told you, what I said…Steal Your Face right off your head.” He’s Gone – Grateful Dead Seven of Swords is the theme card for this week. This card depicts a figure heading out with all the swords she can carry while no one is watching. She disappears in the middle of naptime inContinue reading “Disappearing Act”

Telling Our Truth

Trigger warning: This article contains sensitive content which may be disturbing to some readers. “Death don’t have no mercy, in this land.” – Gary Davis Another dead dog  – two, actually. I didn’t find the bodies this time around, thank God. Yet, the deaths were connected to me in a circuitous way, as per usual.Continue reading “Telling Our Truth”

Ace in the Hole

Let’s talk about Aces today. When you work with the Minor Arcana in the Tarot, it’s essentially the same as using a fancy pack of regular-old playing cards. You’ve got your Ace, King, Queen – even the Jack makes his appearance as the Knight. Only the Page (and Major Arcana, of course) cards are omittedContinue reading “Ace in the Hole”