The “Lenormand Scramble” Awareness or Action Spread

Today I'm turning my spread-creation spotlight on the Lenormand deck. Lenormand readers generally work within a fairly narrow range of spread types: left-to-right lines (usually odd-numbered, running from 3 to 9 cards that allow for a "hinge" card in the middle), squares (typically the 9-card "3X3" array) and "tableaux" (often 36 or 15 cards). I … Continue reading The “Lenormand Scramble” Awareness or Action Spread

“Knights’ Crossing” Example Reading #3: The 2019 “Troutlook”

I've been an avid fly-fisherman for most of my life, and was of the "catch-and-release" persuasion long before the US Border Patrol co-opted the phrase, although my targets are native and not immigrant. Hmm, come to think of it, both rainbow and brown trout are "introduced" species in my region, so there are parallels, but … Continue reading “Knights’ Crossing” Example Reading #3: The 2019 “Troutlook”

The “Mongrel’s Mash-up” Mixed-Media Decision Making Spread

Here's a more radical mingling of tarot and Lenormand decks in a single reading. Rather then mixing the two decks together or creating a separate chain or division in the spread for each type of deck, I scatter the cards between two different lines by  rolling a single die to come up with an odd … Continue reading The “Mongrel’s Mash-up” Mixed-Media Decision Making Spread

Counting Round: A Step Beyond

In re-reading Caitlin Matthews' book The Complete Lenormand Oracle Handbook, I became reacquainted with the technique of "counting round" the cards in a layout in fixed increments from the significator or topic card. This creates an additional narrative path that Matthews suggests can be read as a separate line, after interpreting the pattern in the … Continue reading Counting Round: A Step Beyond

Mueller Madness

Washington DC is practically foaming at the mouth over the projected release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report within the next few weeks. The fact of the matter is that, unless criminal indictments arise from Mueller's document, it isn't likely to be made public. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/you-may-be-disappointed-mueller-report-n971601 I decided to do a Lenormand reading using my "Knight's … Continue reading Mueller Madness