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The Wesak Buddha Full Moon Festival

The Wesak (waters of life) Festival is occurring this Sunday, May 15, at 9:14pm (west coast time). Wesak is the Buddha Full Moon festival, and this year we also have

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Rules for wearing the classic vest

Q. Are suit vests still something one wears? If so, do they just come matching the fabric of the suit’s trousers and jacket, or are there more interesting options?  A. There

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Buy quality clothing, even when bargain shopping

Q. You wrote about finding quality clothing affordably at a thrift shop, and I’m wondering about a few shirts I picked up. They had 3 white shirts in my size by

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Mother –– our Life, Our Love, Our One & Only

Esoteric Astrology as news for week May 4 – 10, 2022 Mother –– our Life, Our Love, Our One & Only Sunday (May 8) is Mother’s Day. Let us share

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Finding a suit-able shirt

Q. Most of the business shirts I have do not seem quite professional enough to wear with a suit or sport coat. What do I need to look for to

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New Moon, Lunar Eclipse, Beltane (Brilliant Fire)

Pluto retrogrades Friday, April 29th. Retrogrades are times of contemplation, reflection, assessment of the past. With Pluto retrograde we consider issues such as power, creation, sex, death, renewal, rebirth and

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Taurus, the Most Patient of Signs

Taurus, the second sign of the zodiac, unfolds the second heart petal, following the fiery sign of Aries. As all signs signify elements, Taurus is fixed and earth, thus stabilizing

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Clothing colors can make you stand out, in a good way

Q. I recently noticed how good my boss looks in certain shirts and I think this is exactly your point when you write about choosing clothes based on coloring. He wears

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Big tips for the short man

Q. I am only five feet five in height. I know there are some shoes I can buy called “elevator shoes,” but I don’t know much about them and am

Advice Goddess

RIP, Amy Alkon’s science-based syndicated advice column: 1995 to March 31, 2022.

My column, for years, ran in over 100 papers across the US and Canada, and in the military paper, the Stars & Stripes. It is “applied science,” meaning I read