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Capricorn Hours

why am i awake at 3 am when I usually wake two hours later? the short answer is I need a new (new) bed (a story I will tell another time). the longer answer is that january brings us far far from our diurnal patterns; that those of us who do anything save sleep all day and night by a fire are not in in our right minds, right bodies, right lives, and so everything normally in the shadows clamors to be registered, felt, absorbed. it seems that if i’m to be awake at all during this season i have no choice but to be dead-awakened during the hours when the veil is lifted. good? o who knows. but true? So true. capricorn is a time of reckoning.

Clear Is the New Cozy

With the holidays in the rearview mirror and the year still shiny and new, Capricorn season doesn’t preclude fun but it also doesn’t brook with dissociation. I’m all for hygge, that Danish embrace of everything cozy–fur slippers, crackling fires, hot toddies, the works. But I’m also a fan of the deep digging we do this time of year. Wrapped in layers and quiet by the hearth, we have the time and space to consider where we’re going, and climb into projects that go unattended when temperatures soar. To help you build those little houses in the big woods (and big houses in little woods!), I’ll be doing Ruby Intuition readings in Lambertville, NJ, at the delightful homestead of Katie Albert Bolton on Saturday, 1/13, and by appointment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and by Skype all through this month. To schedule a session, RSVP at The wind on your back may be glacial but it also can steer you where you need to go.

New Years Ruby Intuition Salon

Given that not even Jesus was born this time of year, I’ve never put much stock in the changing of the Christian calendar. I do adore all opportunities to reevaluate and reboot, though, so I’m doing a block of Ruby Intuition readings January 1. Think black-eyed peas, jazz divas on the turntable, and the past, present, and future arranged in the tapestry you need to shine as your best self. To schedule one in person or by Skype for yourself or a pal, RSVP to Come for the fun, leave with a plan.

"All, everything I understand, I understand only because I love."
― Leo Tolstoy