Monthly Archives: September 2016

Holiday Schedule

The Jewish High Holy Days are coming up, starting with Rosh HaShanah and running through Yom Kippur. (Ten days in all.) That’s going to throw off my blog,  so here’s my temporary revised schedule: Thursday, September 29th (Today): Okay, today … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: The Magician

The Magician is an iconic Tarot card. It might be the first one most of us think of when someone mentions the Tarot—unless we’re serious Led Zeppelin fans. (In which case we’ll think of the Hermit, thanks to Led Zeppelin … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Anachronisms—Nay or Yea?

I finished reading C.J. Sansom’s Lamentation last week. It’s the sixth in a series of mysteries set in Tudor England, during the reign of Henry VIII. Lots of political intrigue and religious persecution. Good stuff —um, you know, in fiction. … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Fifty-Five

Link to Chapter Index “You look like you’re thinking too hard.” Aric is narrowing his eyes at me now. Or half-narrowing them, as if he’s not sure whether to be suspicious. He’s still lying on the bed, flat on his … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Fifty-Four

Link to Chapter Index “Well, we should have a few minutes peace, at least.” Aric sighs and flops back down on his bed. I’m still at his desk. My body’s stiff now, as if I’ve been sitting here for hours. … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: The Knight of Cups

The Knight of Cups always seemed like a card of contradictions to me. On the one hand, he’s the epitome of a romantic dreamer. Cups are linked to the element of water, after all—and water represents dreams, emotions and the … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Allow me to Kvetch

A little over a week ago I hurt my knee. It was bothering me when I woke up that morning, but I thought it was just a touch of arthritis. I’m scarcely more than a fetus, of course—far too young … Continue reading

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