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Risa's Astrology

Three Spring Festivals & Saving Forces

Each spring, at the three spring full moon festivals (Aries, Taurus, Gemini), three extra-planetary forces stream into the Earth to assist humanity especially during times of crisis (a time we

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Smear Pressure and Ancestry Dot Bomb

Smear Pressure I’m a college sophomore, and my boyfriend is a senior. He’s a football player, and other girls have crushes on him. Recently, he was with his guy friends

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Blazing fashion paths with blazers

Q. I’ve been reading your column regularly for more than 10 years. Now I have a question. Although I have a few navy blazers, I recently purchased another one that

Risa's Astrology

Neptune, the Dissolver, Making Way for the New Era

We continue in the sign Pisces (month & progressed U.S. Sun is 15 degrees Pisces), last sign of the zodiac, ruled by Neptune, the dissolver. Neptune eliminates all things hindering

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Morose-Colored Glasses

I’m a woman in my 20s. Some stuff in my life was going really wrong, and I got depressed. I didn’t tell people, but it had to be obvious. I

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Small investments for your dress shoes in winter weather pay dividends

Q. There is a lot more snow this winter than I have experienced for a while. I’m not comfortable putting on galoshes. Is there any kind of shoe that’s appropriate

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Week of Festivals — Purim, Full Moon & Lantern Festival

Our upcoming week is filled with celebrations, which lightens our somber Lenten season. Friday is Purim, the Jewish Festival of Queen Esther who saves her people by telling the truth.

Risa's Astrology

Forty Days & Forty Nights

With Ash Wednesday (“from dust thou art and unto dust we shall return”), the day after Mardi Gras, we begin the season of Lent (Old English for “springtime”), forty days

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Old Is The New Black

What are your thoughts on women who are involved with much younger men? A friend who’s my age, 58, is dating a 23-year-old guy. She started seeing him when he

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Moth repair and prevention for sweaters and suits

Q. I have a favorite cardigan sweater from Scotland that has some holes — I imagine from moths. Can these be sewn by a tailor so my shirt does not