Beware the fierce woman.

My Girl Child is in junior high. It’s still a breeding ground for mean girls and boys. My kid has had the same bully since the second grade, and they followed her to junior high. We talked about how to deal with this kid, have talked to the school, etc. After yet another slight, I told Girl Child that the next time this kid messes with her, to stick her finger in the face of the Oppressor and tell her to Fuck OFF. As loud as she can. With her shoulders back and her chin turned up. Fuck off. (then …

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. -Mark Twain

Sometimes, I have a lot of readings in a bunch that address the same issue. I then write about it so I can get it out of my brain. This is one of those articles. I work a fairly robust 40 hours a week at a challenging job. I’ve got two curious, wonderful kids, a partner whom I adore and love spending time with. Two dogs, two cats, a tortoise (Phil) and an army of good friends. And this website. And a book in progress, and one being released in April 2017 (that is available for preorder here, btw.) and …

asali: honey. swahili, from the arabic عَسَل ‎(ʿasal)

Twitter has introduced me to so many wonderful people over the years. Theresa Reed, Beth Maiden, and Starcana to name a few. I feel like it’s a vibrant vehicle for our tarot community and it just keeps giving.  I was talking with folks about the need for more decks with queer people and people of color (or hey- queer people of color) and am planning to make a list of them on my blog for people who are feeling the same way. I get that traditional decks can be read for everyone. I mean, I often identify as the King …