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We're all adults here.

A scene from "All About Eve" - a witty, highly entertaining movie for an adult audience About ten years ago, six or less of us were hanging out at Kapherus's old forum talking about Lenormand. It was the only english speaking place to talk about the nuts-and-bolts matter of reading the cards. And that was OK. Meanwhile, a woman named Melissa was creating a Lenormand and posting the images at AT. They were very lovely images, and she gained a following. Then she was invited to do a presentation at one of those big Tarot conferences. And from there, everything went full potato. I don't think Melissa intended this. And I've always liked her, and her deck. It just happened that way. Things went explody.  From all this, we got a lot of aggravation, bad books, decks, and websites. But we also got a few real gems. Books from Andy Boroveshengra and Rana George. Bjorn Meuris's Volume 2 that deals with the Method of Distance, Caitlin Matthews' book, and a handful
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About Me: a (re)introduction

You might be familiar with my old blog of the same title, Fate Keeps On Happening: It's a line from the hilarious and wonderful 1925 novel by Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Intimate Diary of a Professional Lady, and I thought it lent itself well to a blog with a lot of posts about fortunetelling, which deals in fate, often concerns itself with issues of money and relationships, and at times can express itself with a wicked sense of humor. And if not, I'm happy to meet you. Since I've mentioned that this is a blog that is (mostly) about reading cards, I think I should tell you a little about myself: Many years ago, I was often holed up in my bedroom trying to predict the future with Eden Grey's Mastering The Tarot and a University Books Smith-Waite deck with pink ankh backs, and it all just progressed from there.  My approach to reading isn't the currently fashionable one. I don't subscribe to the "wellness mod