A Tight Rein and a Short Leash

In the Lenormand system of cartomancy, traditional meanings are concise and pragmatic, the epitome of "what you see is what you get." Lenormand cards have been popular in Europe for a couple of centuries but have only recently gained prominence and wider use in the United States. Understandably, its emergence has lured a large number of people … Continue reading A Tight Rein and a Short Leash

The Grand Tableau – Lenormand “Multi-Tool”

Most of us are familiar with the “multi-tools” used by craftsmen and handymen; Leatherman makes one and the ubiquitous “Swiss Army Knife” is another. They allow the wielder to perform a variety of dissimilar tasks without relying on an arsenal of task-specific implements. The 36-card Grand Tableau – one of the oldest card arrangements in … Continue reading The Grand Tableau – Lenormand “Multi-Tool”