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December 2020 This month is a reminder that it is up to each of us personally to find our own source and divine connection

Osho Zen Tarot:  Creativity, Intensity, The Miser Medicine Cards: Buffalo, Lizard, Spider Mayan Oracle: Language of Light, Etznab Ancient Egyptian Tarot: Queen of Swords, The Hermi …

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December 2020 Almanac

1          Average temps today: high 43º, low 28º. Sunrise: 7:32am. Sunset: 5:00pm. 2          Planting outdoors in December in Utah? Yes! The seeds of many pollinator-friendly flo …

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Aquarium Age: November 25 – December 1, 2020

I wish Joni Mitchell had written a melancholy song about Thanksgiving and a way to escape the stress. I am sure it would be pitch-perfect for Thanksgiving 2020, especially given al …

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Aquarium Age: November 18 – 24, 2020

Mercury Direct began on November 3, in the middle of Election Day, and Mars Direct began on Friday, November 13.  Biden and Harris won and we are making actual progress on a vaccin …

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Aquarium Age: November 11 – 17, 2020

The collective exhale is still palpable—it was so joyous on Saturday when Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were declared the winners that I could hear the crowds cheering from hundreds …

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Aquarium Age: November 4 – 10, 2020

As many of you know, I always write a couple of days before the column is published, which makes it impossible to write about the election. I have no idea who’s going to win and I …

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Aquarium Age: October 28 – November 2, 2020

The intensity intensifies this week and emotional currents are charged—exceptionally charged—so before you leap into impulsive responses and by doing so inadvertently contribute to …

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Aquarium Age: October 21 – 27, 2020

Almost everyone (okay, everyone) is holding their breath. So much hangs in the balance that no one is inhaling or exhaling until the United States presidential election is decided— …

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Aquarium Age: October 14 – 20, 2020

As I study the astral patterns for the week, knowing and feeling the madness that surrounds us, all I can hear in my head is John Lennon singing: I’m sick and tired of hearing thin …

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Humanizing nature: Nature is evolving before our very eyes

Like most Utah sportsmen growing up in the 1960s, I learned to be a classic Utah consumptive user of renewable resources. I became an avid hunter, fisherman and forager of wild foo …

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Mindfulness practice for changing times: How to maintain ballast in times of upheaval

2020 is the “gift” that keeps on giving. September smelled like a campfire as Utah and the entire West Coast experienced devastating wildfires. Not so long ago, an unprecedented wi …

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Urban Almanac Autumn 2020

Oct 8  Pick up a variety of root crops at the farmers market this week. Buy some to culture—say, cabbage and carrots with your favorite seasoning (I like fresh ginger and cumin). I …

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Metaphors: Pre- and post- election

Before the Election: Osho Zen Tarot:  Comparison, Fighting Medicine Cards: Rabbit, Turkey Mayan Oracle: Imix, Cimi Ancient Egyptian Tarot: King of Disks, Ace of Wands Aleister Crow …

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Aquarium Age: October 7 – 13, 2020

It’s hard to stay confident when the world wobbles and the ground feels fluid, especially when those wobbles aren’t from earthquakes, explosions, or meteorite collisions. The world …

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Aquarium Age: September 30 – October 6, 2020

When I would drop LSD way back in the 1960s, just as the acid was coming on, there would be a slightly tinny taste at the back of my throat, a taste that signaled the start of the …

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