The “Crossroads of Opportunity” Spread

Whenever inspiration for my next post fails me, I turn to creation of a new spread. This one plays off my fascination with inserting unknown qualities (in this case, face-down cards) into my layouts, the implications of which are revealed through certain selective operations. Other than that feature, this is a fairly standard multi-path decision-making … Continue reading The “Crossroads of Opportunity” Spread

Gaze: Cooperation, Confrontation or Indifference?

Since I've been working with the Tarot de Marseille lately, I thought I would revisit the concept of facing, which in older terminology defines the "gaze" or "regard" of the central figure on each of the trump and court cards. (Is it looking, gesturing or posing toward the left, the right or straight out at the … Continue reading Gaze: Cooperation, Confrontation or Indifference?

Who Killed Stacey? – A “Whodunit” Rogue’s Gallery Reading

On Mother's Day in 2009, 41-year-old Stacey Burns of Wolfboro, NH was found stabbed to death in her bed; nobody has ever been charged with the crime, although the investigation is still active. I have a special tarot spread for these circumstances, the "Whodunit Rogue's Gallery Spread," and decided to put this case through it … Continue reading Who Killed Stacey? – A “Whodunit” Rogue’s Gallery Reading

What Happened to Mike? – A Pair of Missing Person Spreads

There has been no shortage of missing-person cases in New Hampshire over the last couple of months. The following instance came to my attention when it first surfaced but for some reason I didn't perform a reading at that time. Mike McCain, a 29-year-old Manchester, NH man, has been missing since April 20 and was … Continue reading What Happened to Mike? – A Pair of Missing Person Spreads