Tarot for the Times

Tarot for the Times

Several years ago I began working with tarot as a method of contemplating current events. This approach could be said to diverge from my applied tarot philosophy in general: I don’t use tarot predictively, and I also don’t attempt to ask questions about anything that doesn’t directly involve me or without communicated permission for someone else. However, I’ve found that […]

Steampunk Journaling: Diary Writing in the Digital Age

Steampunk Journaling: Diary Writing in the Digital Age

“As we try to understand the past, we try to understand ourselves in relation to the past.” ~Steven Marcus, The Other Victorians (quoted in Steffen Hantke’s “Difference Engines and Other Infernal Devices: History According to Steampunk.”) Steampunk is not usually associated with journaling. It’s a sub-genre of “punk” sci-fi/fantasy fiction characterized by futuristic nostalgia. The reader isn’t quite sure if the […]