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Risa's Astrology

New Year – New Beginning – Taking the Most Delicate Care

“Beginnings are fragile things. A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct.” ― Frank Herbert, Dune. And so here we are at

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The Meaning of Black and White Attire isn’t Black and White

Q. I just got an invitation to a small New Year’s Eve party. It asks us to come in Black and White Attire. Does it necessarily mean formal or just

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Hearing the Angels Sing

Christmas may feel different this year due to all the potent placements, shifting and changing of the planets. We are in the Venus retrograde where all values begin to change.

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Rust Issues

My husband and I are in our 50s, married 25 years. I married for life, but I didn’t expect our initially happy marriage to turn into a dull housemates situation.

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Cuff links as a gift for a new adult

Q. My nephew is a senior in high school. I’d like to give him a Christmas gift that would help him transition into adulthood and would appreciate your thoughts on

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Venus Retrogrades – Review, Re-appraise, Re-assess & Repattern

Every two years, Venus retrogrades. This year, Venus is retrograde from December 19, 2021 to January 29, 2022. Venus retrograde is a time to assess and re-evaluate resources, money, values

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Truth Ache

I spent an entire Sunday with a really cute guy I met through a dating app. We kissed a bit, and I stayed over at his place (though I said

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Must the Belt Match the Shoes?

Q. When wearing a traditional navy blue blazer, gray flannel slacks, and cordovan shoes, what is the proper belt color, brown or black? Must the belt match the shoes?  A.

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Easy Rewriter and The Incredible Sulk

Easy Rewriter At a dinner, a woman asked how my husband and I met. He says he spotted me in the campus dining hall, deliberately bumped me and spilled my

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Festivals of Gratitude & Giving & Beginning Festivals of Light

The Sun took leave of Scorpio last Sunday (November 21) and entered Sagittarius, sign of silence, simplicity, good food, music and the tarot card of Temperance. Thanksgiving is this Thursday,