Tag Archives: Providence

Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, September 19, 2014

Nice night out at a rooftop meeting of Providence Green Drinks. The old Providence Gas Company has an outdoor bar and a downstairs pub. I know where I will be watching the sun set before the cold sets in. In … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 22, 2014

Today’s card X of Cups illustrates hope in the uncertain, but hope beats stagnation and discouragement any day. I seen on my Facebook that mayoral candidate Brett Smiley has withdrawn from the race to support Jorge Elorza. Here’s confirmation in … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, July 18, 2014

So the wheel keeps turning– the Providence mayoral race has lost a contender. The Providence Journal reports that Independent candidate Lorne Adrain has ‘fallen on his sword’. It looks to me like principle, but the Journal comments trash everyone from … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, July 13, 2014

Today’s card is the V of Wands, symbolizing, of course, the Providence mayoral race. The primary is September 9, 2014.We will likely end up with five names on the ballot in November. The Godzilla looming over Providence is Buddy (Vincent) … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, June 27, 2014

Proving again that prediction is difficult, especially about the future, your writer’s warm glow about recent Supreme Court decisions got iced yesterday. I was attending a panel discussion on reproductive justice when a speaker announced that the Supremes had made … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Connector 6/21/14

Welcome to the launch of my cosmic weather report, the Tarot Daily Dot Connector. We begin on Summer Solstice, the longest day, blessing to procrastinators, with time to get this hot off the keyboard to my devoted readers. This daily … Continue reading

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Searching for Milo Stranger 6- It’s in the Cards

Madame Zuleikha, Reader and Adviser, had wisely decided not to rent a storefront. She was doing just fine in the large front room of her apartment. Velvet curtains hung in the big bay windows that overlooked a porch with gingerbread … Continue reading

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Gayest Cities in America

The Advocate is out with their list for 2013 and Providence,RI is #12! If we can pass marriage equality there’s potential here for an economic boom, at least in the florist and event planning industries.

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In the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Thirty years ago, Providence was home to a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. Called Cambodia’s Ghandhi, the Venerable Maha Ghosananda lived and taught in a triple-decker on Hanover Street, near the Cranston Street Armory. Displaced by the Southeast Asian War, Maha … Continue reading

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Conscientious Objector in the War on Christmas

All over our great country, observant Christians will be doing works of service and generosity this holiday season. But who cares about them? The money is in cranking up greed and guilt for shoppers and grievance and hostility in Religion … Continue reading

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