And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.Genesis 9:16 It's been a fairly recent amusement of mine to imagine the lack of consolation this verse would provide any… Continue reading THE RAINBOW


I'm undecided as to whether or not this is whimsy or mockery on behalf of this cartomancy obsessed poltergeist. In any event, I've decided that there will be no reading this morning. Neither will there be aspic in my near future. Dare I dream that the day arrives when these unsettling cards cease to appear… Continue reading ASPIC


A new card was discovered inside of my pencil case. Having at this point discovered some 30-odd cards, I experience no less unease with each subsequent manifestation. There is no doubt that the cards are becoming better defined. That is to say, symbols have begun to appear, and while there have been variations among design… Continue reading NODUS TOLLENS


There are many occasions for the use of a rope throughout one's lifetime. I received a St. Valentine's Day card from a dear friend. Upon opening the envelope, I discovered a second card within. Not that they needed to, for the card is as authentic as its predecessors, but my friend assured me that the… Continue reading ROPE