Attempting “Therapy Tarot”

For the last day of July, I’m closing out with more mystic “food for thought.”   I came across this tarot spread idea on Facebook a couple months ago and considered trying it out. I’m very sporadic with using my cards, and yesterday I finally got myself to do it. It’s me we’re talking about, so…

The Mystery (and Madness) of Synchronicity

I had said in the beginning that I wasn’t planning on writing more of these long, drawn-out posts about a specific man.  However, continued unexplainable occurrences have led me to it, and I felt compelled to share what I’ve been experiencing over the past few months.  This blog has to do with the topic of…

A Sea of Green and Yellow: Mid-July in My Garden

Thank goodness for my flowers, otherwise I’d have very little to show for with my garden this summer. It remains mostly greenery…greenery with pops of sunshine yellows. Not much variation – still, I really do love to see my sunflowers and Black Eyed-Susans, and at least they add some more color and interest. They will…

A New Recipe Favorite: Western Barbecue Pasta Salad

Because I love to cook, some of my blogs will be showcasing my favorite recipes from time to time. This such blog is a recipe I copied down from my Aunt Carol’s collection not too long ago. I’ve made it twice now, and though I haven’t tried all that many varieties of pasta salad, this…

The Name of My Affliction

It was something I was used to doing every year – visiting my grandparents’ grave. It was an annual family tradition of ours to each year visit the veterans’ cemetery and have a picnic lunch afterwards. The “afterwards” was always my favorite part, because, although I never wanted to seem disrespectful or uncaring, I felt…