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September 2018 Horoscopes

 

Important Dates:  September 3, Labor Day; 9th, Grandparents’ Day; 10th, Rosh Hashanah begins; the 21st, the International Day of Peace and the 24th, Sukkoth begins.

Save Our Planet and Put Money in Your Pocket

I have been trying for some time to help the planet in my own way, and I will share some of the things you can do to help our planet.  Some suggestions are:

Don’t run the tap water while you are brushing your teeth and doing the dishes.

Turn off the TV or lights when you go into another room for any length of time.  As my father used to say to my mother when we were young, “What is this, a light house?”  Save energy when possible.

Set air conditioning at 73-74 degrees if it is a programmable unit, otherwise you can always just turn it to medium.

Keep heat at 68 degrees or lower in the winter.  A sweater goes a long way to keeping one warm.

Clean out your freezer and refrigerator.  Eat leftovers or at least know what you have so that you don’t duplicate your purchase and may have to throw away more food.

Use cloth napkins on your table and let your family use their napkin all day before tossing them into the wash.  You are doing laundry anyway, so just toss them into the washing machine when needed.  Don’t do the laundry unless you have a full load of clothes.

Plant trees around your yard for the natural way to cool down your home during the hot summer months.

If you are having a BBQ or party in your home, think of using your regular dishes and silverware which can be washed and reused.  Most of us have several sets of dishes so it can be fun to mix and match dinnerware.  The dishwasher is an efficient way of cleaning your dishes afterwards and again, you’ve saved the planet. Buy biodegradable plates and utensils instead of disposable ones for any BBQ or event if you must use them.

When having a picnic, BBQ or get together, ask your guests to bring a bottle of wine, side dish or dessert to offset the cost of the party.  You will also have time to enjoy your guests because you don’t have to worry about the dessert and coffee coming out at the right time, etc.

You can buy used furniture at auctions, the Salvation Army, a garage sale or off of the web.  Much furniture is in very good condition and is a fraction of the cost and it keeps you from buying new.

Buy two-year old cars.  New cars lose 20% of their value just driving off of the lot.  You can get a good car for less money and a new car did not have to be produced just for you.

Use reusable containers instead of aluminum foil or plastic wrap.

If you are buying new appliances, get the efficient energy savings rated ones.

Have your home checked for window, door or attic leaks.  If your home is not air tight, you are throwing your heating and air conditioning dollars away every hour of the day and night.

Get low flow shower heads and/or chlorine filters for your shower head.  Apparently, we are absorbing 100 times of chlorine into our skin in an average 10-minute shower just as if we were drinking 100 glasses of tap water.  That’s pretty unsettling.

Use old maps as wrapping paper. (I was recently at a baby shower and the person having the shower asked that no presents be wrapped to save on paper.  A card was attached to each gift!)  Reuse gift bags and save wrapping paper from another gift, if possible.  Use recycled paper for your gifts.  Gift cards are a handy gift so that your gift recipient can get exactly what (s)he needs and there’s no wrapping!

Refill plastic water bottles with filtered water, iced or green tea, Crystal Light or anything else you like to drink.  You can reuse these bottles many times before throwing them in the recycle bin.

Print on the back side of used paper if you can or use the paper for scrap.  Save a tree and save money by not having to buy as much new paper for your home printer.

Bring a ceramic mug into work (probably the cost of one purchased coffee) with you so you don’t have to use paper or Styrofoam cups.  Encourage other employees to do the same.  Stop using plastic straws with beverages.

Instead of buying $4 lattes, bring your own travel mug to work with homebrewed coffee or tea.  You are saving money and the use of paper cups.

The Kindle has saved many trees from being torn down or you can borrow books from a library.

Magazines can be passed around to friends.  The impact on trees would be extraordinary and you will save some money in the meantime.  I also leave them at doctors’ offices so others can read them too.

Support local farmers in season!  It may be a little more expensive, but you can trust your veggies and fruits aren’t GMOs and are fresh.

Use reusable shopping bags instead of paper or plastic.  Many have them in their car trunks but never get them into the stores. Store them in the back seat so you will easily see them for any shopping visits.

Plan a circular route to all of the places you need to go so that you don’t waste gasoline (prices are ridiculous) or time.

Use a compost pile in your yard rather than throwing out food into the garbage which gets piled into dump sites.  You will have helped the planet and will be starting to have some pretty good soil for your own plants and trees.  Up here in the Poconos, the groups of deer who visit the property have a good variety of fruits and veggies, as well as their outer skins, that they love to eat.  They just about eat anything.

Sell stuff you don’t want on eBay, Craigslist or have a garage sale.  You will be getting a few dollars for your unwanted stuff and may be helping someone else get a perfectly good used item that (s)he would have otherwise had to purchase new.

Buy reusable or recycled products.

Buy bulk items which reduce wasteful packaging.

Reuse boxes or cartons to ship your own items.

Car pool to work, a party or an event to save on gasoline.  Public transportation is also a great way of getting home safety if you have had too much to drink at a party.

Bring in a lunch from home to save you money.  Even if you only spend $5 a day on lunch and $3 a day on coffee, that’s $8 a day, $40 per week, $160 per month or $1820 a year (probably the price of a great vacation!).

If you have leftovers you won’t eat this week, freeze them for another time so you may use them when you don’t have time to cook because of an appointment or event.

Visit local state parks which are usually free and close to home.

Take walks with your loved ones or walk a pet for exercise and entertainment.

Use windshield wiper fluid to clean indoor windows and mirrors.  This is a big savings over Windex and being this was formulated for outdoor use, it gets rid of dirt and grime easily.

Use newspapers to clean the windows and mirrors.  They clean better and you are not wasting paper towels.  Or buy the KAYWOS cloth available at www.kaywos.com.  You just wet it, clean a mirror, window, car windows, the car, a glass table, etc., and you do not have to dry it.  Then rinse and dry for the next use.  No harmful chemicals will be used in your home.

Buy recycled paper products such as bath tissue and paper towels, if possible.

Less than 20% of all plastic bottles are recycled.  Many are thrown into the ocean and can last for several hundred years before breaking down harming marine life.  That should make us rethink the use of plastic in our lifetimes.

Set up a paperless bill paying system with your bank or your creditor’s website.  You don’t have to pay postage, use an envelope and waste time writing a check!

I hope you can use some of these helpful hints to save our planet and keep some money in your pocket at the same time!

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MOON PHASE DATE DEGREE, SIGN & MINUTES TIME
Last Quarter 02 10 Gemini 34 10:37 PM
New Moon 09 17 Virgo 00 02:01 PM
First Quarter 16 24 Sagittarius 02 07:15 PM
Full Moon

Harvest Moon

24 02 Aries 00 10:52 PM
Planets in the morning sky Mercury thru the 11th.
Planets in the night sky Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.
Retrogrades Uranus, Neptune, Pluto all month and Saturn goes Direct on the 6th.
The sun will go into Libra on September 22, the Autumnal Equinox.

 

ARIES – March 20 – April 18

Good luck seems to finally be following you around so get out and do what you want to be doing instead of only always handling your responsibilities.  You need to flourish and grow.  You should try to work on your own self cultivation and interests.  Do you have time for yourself?  When was the last time you tried your hand at one of your hobbies?  Are you stressed and unfulfilled?  Handle one or two major responsibilities each day but leave time for you to learn, be nurtured and accumulate knowledge.  What a great time to have some fun and let go of your overpowering responsibilities and obligations.  Romantic relationships are fun and you should try to get away to interesting and secluded destinations for a mini vacation.  Try to lighten up and chill a little.  Your hectic life style is not healthy. Be resourceful with your money as you seem to want to spend it like it’s going out of style.  Buy new clothes to replace outdated fashions, but you may not need as much as you think you do.  Feeling carefree and as if life is finally giving you the small break deserve to get your life back on track, makes you feel refreshed, relaxed and ready for more challenges. 

TAURUS – April 18 – May 19

Partnership issues and relationships are of key importance now.  New beginnings, good communication and new adventures seem to be before you, so nurture the energy while it is here.  You are endeavoring to go into so many wonderful directions and receive splendid opportunities to help push you to a bright future.  You are strong (and yet a bit insecure) about taking these big steps, but you can do it.  Life is interesting, especially with your romantic partner.  Many new wonderful opportunities are being presented to you regarding business and personal partnerships; however, there is much going on to confuse the situation as well.  You need to decide what you need from a relationship and then choose whether or not your current partner helps you meet those goals.  Some challenges appear in school or your career. Perhaps thinking of changing your viewpoint on issues would help you understand things that have eluded you. Be positive about changes in your life and go with the flow since change is inevitable and it might as well be in your best interest. 

GEMINI – May 20 – June 20

Dealing with many issues regarding business and personal partnerships can be confusing and exhausting.  Miscommunication and a loss of wonderful opportunities are possible if you don’t get on the right track. There is just too much to do, but because you are overwhelmed and not as organized as you normally are, many opportunities will pass you by.  You wish you had more time to do the mundane tasks in life like clean the house, pay the bills, do the grocery shopping, etc. and yet you are glad that your creative juices are flowing and that you are handling your artistic and spiritual sides.  Getting your important papers in order seems to be on your mind, so just do it and get on with your life.  Organization, prioritizing and securing your life seems to help you understand what you need to positively proceed in to your future.  Hard work, study, social events and volunteer work help you network and get your name out there a lot quicker than staying home and doing accomplishing little around the house or with home projects.  Things have been crazy lately, but they will calm down soon.  Handle the many little jobs you need to get done so you can clear your mind of the clutter. You should take a new class in jewelry making, painting, poetry, writing, etc., to get those creative juices flowing again.  

CANCER – June 21 – July 21

Finances are your main concern, yet again.  Things are going in a positive direction for you, but you need to make some hard decisions about your money and possessions.  How important are they to you?  Is your family more important?  You may find out that money and possessions aren’t the only things you need in this lifetime.  Moon children are trying to make a very secure future for their loved ones, but they do get sidetracked easily so keep on your path and go to the future and find wonderful rewards. Long distance travel, higher education (including training classes, lectures, seminars, workshops, etc.) will benefit you on your job or in getting a better job.  Focus on the many great opportunities that are around you so you can grab them and make them a reality. Dealing with financial issues would also help you to focus on your future goals.  Changes in home life seem positive, so don’t be afraid to go with the flow now as you are in control of your destiny (even if you don’t believe it!).  Compromise should be your family’s mantra this month.  Be smart and let others do the talking.  Your job is to listen and acknowledge others.

LEO – July 22 – August 22

This is a great time to make a plan of action about your direction in life.  Taking control of your situations would help you move in that direction.  Even when situations do not go your way, your determination and persistence make anything possible.  Travel, higher education and your philosophies of life will aide you to get to your desired goal.  Stop thinking on such a grand scale and take care of the small stuff first so that the larger stuff can take care of itself. Learning how to react in all situations helps you feel more confident and as if you can take on the world.  Your tolerance levels are improving and you realize that not everyone can be exactly like you or have your unbelievably high standards. Start celebrating the differences around you rather than relying on consistency.  Romance is also in the air.  If already attached, it seems that you will most likely have a change of heart and want to change things about the relationship or change the relationship itself! If not attached, you will finally want to commit to the one you love. Try to show the ones you love how much you really care about them by showing them affection and attention.  

VIRGO – August 23 – September 21

Career issues seem to be moving in a different direction and they seem very positive!  You feel more in control of your life and its direction as you start to see the accomplishments and kudos that others are giving you for your contributions.  Even though you may be somewhat pessimistic about some areas of life, your spirit will lift as things you’ve wanted start coming to you.  Career seems to be the most important issue around you this month.  You use your intellect and logic to get to your goals, but you may also find yourself expressing yourself much too much. You may be totally misunderstood now so choose your words carefully. Expansion and promotions are on the horizon and if you play the game.  It will be much easier for your company to finally recognize what you do for them.  If self-employed, this is an excellent time to expand and try new markets as success is in the air. Scattered energy, intellectual abilities, a zest for life and work push you to so many positive avenues.  Be open to opportunities so that when opportunity knocks, you can open the door. 

LIBRA – September 22 – October 22

Friendships may change or will be strained by an event or situation that you are not comfortable with.  Talk things out or you may lose someone close to you or someone whom you depend upon.  You may also be handling many situations for others as well, so get your life in order before helping those you love.  You want action, change and to keep going in a positive direction so join groups, travel, have fun and meet new people.  You shine this month, so be prepared for adventure.  Networking is an important tool to help you accomplish your goals.  More friends come into your life and you seem to make very important partnerships with them.  Joining associations and volunteer organizations will help you achieve some of your goals.  Start visualizing which hopes, dreams and wishes you would like to manifest and start promoting them as a positive thought each day.  Don’t handle too many obligations and responsibilities as you usually do.  Balance is the key to a happier life. This is a great time to let others pay you back for all the kindnesses you have given them throughout the years.  Smile and just say thank you to those who wish to help and you will be surprised at how easy it will be to accomplish everything. 

SCORPIO – October 23 – November 21

It seems as if many situations are unfolding and you are trying to sort through them all.  Prioritize your list so that you deal with only the most important issues now.  You can always do the small stuff later.  Changing your appearance, going for a makeover, taking a class to learn something new and deciding what you truly want out of life is before you.  Choose wisely. Much good luck and positive energy seems to favor you, so do the impossible.  You want to accomplish so much, but your scattered energy and varied obligations keep you from fulfilling your dreams.  Creativity and illusion play an important role in relationships, so see reality for what it is.  Partnerships need to be re-examined and steps taken to fix all the issues that are making you annoyed.  Be patient and tolerant now as others are trying to live up to your expectations; however, sometimes you expect too much from others.  They will appreciate the kind words.  Accept help from others.  Focus on your future results so that you attract the energy that you need to accomplish your goals. 

SAGITTARIUS – November 22 – December 20

This is an opportune time to budget for the things you truly need.  Your wants can come at another time.  You get obsessive about saving for a particular project or item and you will do all you can to make it happen in a relatively short period of time.  Traveling, running around like a chicken without your head and spending money seem to be your issues for this month.  Being the soft-hearted person that you are, you want to help others but this may be the time to concentrate on your partner and yourself.  Sensitivity is high and change is in the air.  Career or company differences may force you to leave your current position for a new and better one where you will be praised for your opinions, hard work and intellect.  After dealing with so many recent changes and challenges, it will be nice to be able to sit back and relax.  Love life is blooming; however, it just doesn’t seem that your partner and you get too much time together due to varied obligations and responsibilities.  Spend quality time together, if possible. 

CAPRICORN – December 21 – January 18

Family issues seem to be your main concern.  Deal with the outstanding problems and do whatever you can to make peace easily.  Things will settle down and you will feel as if you’ve accomplished much.  Sibling issues may arise again; however, if you do not have siblings, then it may be issues with those you feel are as close to you as a sibling would be. Family related issues need to be dealt with quickly so that everyone can be at ease with each other, friendly and peaceful.  Short distance travel is activated, so go for that long weekend trip and take a friend or family member.  A lovely drive to the shore or up to the mountains will rejuvenate you!  You really need some quiet time for contemplation or meditation since you have had too many issues on your mind; you also need a good night’s rest.  If additional training or schooling is required (for a new career or self-employment position), this is a great time to start looking into courses for your advancement.  Whatever you do to enhance your career is very positive. 

AQUARIUS – January 19 – February 17

It is time to chill and get some relaxation and enjoyment out of life.  You are handling so much lately that you barely have time to sit down to watch TV or read the paper.  Your obligations are many, your responsibilities take up your leisure, but with you handling so much, you will be surprised at how quickly things will finally fall into place.  There are many unusual circumstances around your family and close friends that you may want to handle.  Creativity is enhanced now, so don’t let it pass you by.  Take an adult education course in something creative or that would help you use your imagination and innovative abilities.  Journaling your thoughts or a dream journal are fun hobbies.  Your mind is so preoccupied with so many things to do that you don’t seem to be setting any time aside for yourself.  Taking care of others is a wonderful gift to them; however, it would be a special gift to yourself if you thought of how to make your life a little less frantic and overwhelming by concentrating on your needs.  Handling family issues is overpowering, but you seem to have the coolest head in the family and your stability is very much appreciated.

PISCES – February 18 – March 19

There may be changes in romantic relationships or you are looking for love in all the wrong places!  Be open to having friends or family set up blind dates as they only have your best interest at heart.  Be open to meeting those who you may feel do not meet your criteria as you may be surprised.  So many things seem to overwhelm you now, but you are going into better times with fantastic opportunities just ahead of you.  School or training is fun but should be used to help move you forward and not just as an escape.  Moving from your current residence, or if that is not an option, redecorating your home to make it seem totally different will make you feel as if you have accomplished the impossible – making your home feel the way it should, safe and secure, beautiful and new.  Things may be intense from time to time, but once you make your mind up to go into a certain direction, you will be free to just go and accomplish everything that is important to you.

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Vikki Anderson has been a metaphysical teacher and writer for over 46 years.  Please call 570-215-4223 to arrange a confidential tarot, astrology or Feng Shui consultation. Payment can be made at PayPal on her sites. www.vikkianderson.net and www.fengshuimoon.com.

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April 2018 Horoscopes

Important Dates:  April 1, April Fool’s Day and Easter; April 17, Tax Day; and April 22, Earth Day.

CHOICES by Vikki Anderson

Making choices and decisions are what our

time upon this Earth is all about.

What school or profession we nurture.

To get married or not.

To have or not have children…

Our choices in life are what

our time on this Earth will reveal

to you in your next life:

Were we wise?

Did we have good judgment?

Did we bring happiness and love to others?

Were we caring enough to forego

our own needs for that of a loved one

or stranger?

Choices make us who we are today…

Who we were several hundred years ago

and what we will become centuries from now.

Choose your choices well

For you will live with them

For all eternity…for better or worse.

 

MOON PHASE DATE DEGREE & SIGN TIME
Last Quarter 08 18 Cap 24 03:17 AM
New Moon 15 26 Aries 02 09:57 PM
First Quarter 22 02 Leo 42 05:46 PM
Full Moon 29 09 Scorpio 39 08:58 PM
Planets in the morning sky Mercury from the10th, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.
Planets in the night sky Venus
Retrogrades Mercury goes direct on the 15th, Jupiter, Saturn on the 18th and Pluto on the 23rd.
The sun will go into Taurus on April 19.

ARIES – March 20 – April 18

Many decisions have to be made about your career and if you want to remain in the same company where you now work.  There may be budget issues, but once you figure out your expenses, you’ll see you can handle your bills just fine. You seem to know your job inside and out; however, it would be especially good for you to learn new things.  Arians may also feel as if they need a new hairdo, haircut, change of wardrobe and makeup.  Looking for a makeover or updated style may be just what the doctor ordered.  Any changes that you do make are going to be positive and bring you a lot of self-confidence and keep you from getting depressed or down in the dumps.  Enjoy spring and the great weather; notice all the wonderful flowers blooming around you.

TAURUS – April 18 – May 19

It seems that there are many karmic lessons to be learned within friendships and associations. Join a few clubs or groups that have a common interest, volunteer at a local animal shelter or any other type of group that you have felt an attachment to, and most importantly, make clear boundaries.  Your good nature makes you an easy target for so many people who are the takers in this world and it depends on which mood you are in to see whether or not you will stand up for yourself.  Your compassion and empathy make you an easy target for those who want your advice, time, opinions, to borrow money, etc.  Don’t be afraid to say no or in your case, just say, “I would like to (whatever), but…” and come up with a reason of the day.  You are on way out.  You’re very busy and will call when you aren’t so busy; you don’t feel well.  

GEMINI – May 20 – June 20

You need to reexamine what you really want out of life and get back to your roots.  Are you practicing voluntary simplicity?  That means you are getting rid of everything you don’t like, want or need in this stage of your life so that you have more time to accomplish the important things that you have always wanted to do.  Take that trip that you have been saving for or buy a new car if yours is on its way out.  Every time you make a major change in your life, your life changes just as dramatically.  Take a class you’ve been procrastinating on or go to the local library and attend every lecture and program they present.  You are a little sponge for education and information now, so avail yourself to many of the free programs in your neighborhood or those in surrounding communities.  Spend more time with friends while learning how to crochet or knit or draw.  Learn from your friends and they in turn will ask you to teach them something you know how to do. Be sure to pay attention to your health.  If you need a checkup or haven’t gone in a long while, this is the time to catch up on your doctor visits.  

CANCER –  June 21 – July 21

There is much good luck around you and will help you deal with any unfinished business with the best results possible.  Concentrate on what you want so that things fall into place easier.  Also, at this time, be very careful about what you eat and drink.  You feel as if everything you eat is going to your hips or elsewhere and it may be true.  There can be drastic change and Cancerians are not that good with change, so be prepared for some areas of life will be different than before.  You will have total control over your life if you are not too emotional and overly sensitive.  Not everything is about you although it feels that way sometimes.  On a happier note, work seems to be going in a good direction or you have decided to change your job and find something that makes you smile while you learn something new.  Be patient with others now since there tends to be some annoyance if people take things too literally or if they do not do what they said they would.

LEO –  July 22 – August 22

Stop worrying about your finances and concentrate on other more important issues.  Dealing with friends may be an interesting turn of events.  Be considerate of what others have to say as they may be very sensitive now and will take everything as a personal attack.  Home life looks encouraging as there is much activity in the home and with your family that everything seems to be running smoothly.  Activity and communication are the keys for everyone to get along nicely.  Suggest games, chores, or family time to your loved ones so that you can all spend more time together.  Children especially want to be heard.  Paying close attention to your children now will help them feel needed and important.  Work seems to be going in a good direction although there may be lots of changes.  Change seems good at this time, so just go with the flow to see where life takes you.

VIRGO –  August 23 – September 21

Be the mediator between those who are not getting along and don’t take sides.  You will probably regret that a little later down the road. This is a great time to renew certain areas of your life or get things moving in another direction.  There is so much you want to do, but haven’t gotten around to making your dreams happen. Prioritize your time and then, organize what you need to make your project or dream come true. There may be some conflict over education or philosophies of life and perhaps travel.  If you want to take a long- distance trip, there may be someone or something that keeps you from traveling.  If you stand up for yourself, you can go on whichever trip you wish.  Even though people may be intimidated by you or you by them, just concentrate on the goal and move forward.  

LIBRA –  September 22 – October 22

To minimize the change, start redecorating or painting for the new season to get that uplifting and positive energy into your home.  Think about your financial situation and then decide how far you would like to go with your home projects.  Health issues may come to light.  If something was unclear about a condition or symptom, it seems that now you will understand what has been going on.  Also, attracting romantic partners is interesting and adventurous.  Be certain which type of person you would like to meet since it seems as if the universe is sending you many different types and letting you choose which one you feel is best for you.  Choose wisely.  You may feel somewhat stuck by some of the decisions you have to make and yet, once you make them, you feel wonderful.  

SCORPIO – October 23 – November 21

Then there are those who want to see what else is out there.  The third is looking to mend fences and get back to those happy times you used to have.  It may feel as if you are living under a cloud lately, but things will pick up soon.  Make informed decisions and be sure you are making important decisions with your common sense and not your emotions.  If you use emotions, those decisions will be wrong.  You may be overly emotional, sensitive and upset for no reason now or at the very least, a very minute reason.  It’s a time where you have to figure out what to do with your finances for the future and how to balance your partner’s and your money so that you could live comfortably for many years to come.  It’s a time where you should buy what you need and not what you want, so that you have cash in reserve.  This may be a good time to get away or at the very least make travel plans for your vacation.  Choose somewhere that is nature oriented and very quiet.  

SAGITTARIUS – November 22 – December 20

You try to say that everything is okay, but you are not the same person you were a year ago.  More things bother you and those around you seem to notice.  What a great time to start a new healthy eating habit as well as some new exercise routines.  Walking around the neighborhood with your dog or friendly neighbor will help your blood pressure return to normal and will make you calmer and more grounded.  Try not to over think things too much since you really aren’t relaxing by trying to figure out the same things over and over again in your head.  Spirituality, religion or metaphysics are all possibilities of areas that can help you feel like part of the human race.  You are connected, but sometimes you don’t feel as if that is true. Friendships need to be nourished and a good way to do that is to spend some time with your closest friends and visit family more often.  They miss you and would like to connect with you.  Be open to going out to the movies, to dinner or anywhere your friends would like to go.  Have fun. 

CAPRICORN – December 21 – January 18

Talking to those who are making you concerned or sad will help you uncover what he or she was hiding from you.  This is a time for dramatic changes, for the rug to be pulled out from a few of you and for you to get your life in order.  Start following what you want to be doing rather than what others expect you to follow.  This is your time to make the life you’ve always wanted for yourself.  It may seem like a manic/depressive type of month since you seem to be happy and then for no reason, you turn around and are sad or miserable.  You are not quite sure why, but it will be like this roller coaster for a short while until you get a handle on what’s happening around you.  It’s not you.  Thinking with a clear head and as much logic and intelligence that you can muster, you will understand that all things have to change and some people have to be left behind if they are not supposed to follow you into the future.  

AQUARIUS –  January 19 – February 17

Even though you are not destitute, you are being very cautious with your money as you want it to last a very long time.  Remember to buy what you need. You are doing well at work and may even get a raise or promotion soon.  Someone is noticing your abilities at work and will recommend you for these changes.  You are doing too much work for the salary you are receiving and are always exhausted from all the responsibility and long days.  In your personal life, it looks like there may be someone special in your life (or coming shortly), and you will fall head over heels in love with this person.  Be careful not to rush things along and make sure you find out everything you need to know about this romantic significant other as you tend to be a bit vulnerable now.  Your mind is also segmented now and you seem to be worrying about too many things and what could go wrong. 

PISCES – February 18 – March 19

Make the conscious effort to educate yourself until you feel better about yourself and your knowledge.  If you start to make plans to travel abroad, you will be meeting many new people in foreign countries who will most likely be your good friends for a long time to come.  It would be a great idea to volunteer to have a foreign exchange student as well, if you have the time and means to do it.  You are very sensitive; however, now it seems as if you are holding your own and taking care of business.  You are smarter, stronger, and more confident and feel as if you can accomplish anything that is put before you.  Luck is also on your side this month, so you want to start or finish as many projects as you can so that the luck will be there with you throughout the process.  Many of your opinions and thoughts change and you tend to be more serious about the things you believe in.  You study many more subjects and you want to learn everything you can about so many things.  If you have a favorite topic or hobby that you would like to learn more about, this is the time to do it!

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Vikki Anderson has been a metaphysical teacher, writer and lecturer for over 45 years.  Call 570-215-4223 to make an appointment for a confidential tarot or astrology phone reading or to get more information about in-home Feng Shui consultations. Payments can be made by personal check or PayPal on her sites.

Please visit: www.vikkianderson.net and www.fengshuimoon.com.

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How To Be A Tarot Detective – new tarot book by Vikki Anderson

Vikki Anderson’s second tarot book, “HOW TO BE A TAROT DETECTIVE,” is now available on Amazon.com in hard cover, soft cover and Kindle versions.  This book has information combined from her first tarot book published in 2001 and new information gained throughout the last thirteen years.

Vikki has changed many of the meanings of the cards as she had thought that many of them were very negative.  This new method is called, “The Totally Tarot Method” which is easy to learn and gives one more accurate readings than the traditional methods.
This book divides itself into many interesting areas of metaphysics. There is a detailed description of each card, includes teenager meanings, karmic lessons, the astrological connection, meditations/affirmations and the traditional meaning of each card. It also explains many modalities in connection with tarot such as healing crystal meanings, numerology, astrology and an in depth explanations of all the fifty-six Minor Arcana and the twenty-two Major Arcana cards, dos and don’ts, color interpretations as well as how to prepare and interpret the cards for use.  This book gives you detailed information about which questions to ask in a reading to get the most insightful information for your family, friends or client.  “HOW TO BE A TAROT DETECTIVE” defines timing methods, many different types of spreads and reading the cards in a much easier way than before.

There is a Totally Tarot Certification Course in Vikki’s Butler, NJ home on June 6, 13, and 20, three Saturdays, from 10:00 AM – 4:45 PM.  The fee for this course is $55 for 18 hours of lessons!  Normal fee is $175.  Call 973-492-3110 for more information.   Vikki’s new book and a Rider-Waite deck (with the Magician on the box) is all you need to attend this class.  No experience necessary. There will be a break for lunch, so please bring a bagged lunch and whichever beverage you would like.  Tea and cookies will be served.

http://www.vikkianderson.net
973-492-3110

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Saving Money on the Small Things

by Vikki Anderson

Like most of us, I too need to watch my pennies.  I have been a single parent for most of my life (and when I was remarried, it was to the cheapest man in the world so that was no help financially) and have learned a few tricks how to save money or stretch products for a few extra uses.

The best trick that I had learned is window cleaners are very expensive.  Fill up empty spray bottles with windshield wiper fluid.  It is cheaper and works better.  Think about it — it is made for the outdoors and cleans your windshield pretty well, doesn’t it?  I’ve been using it for about 15 years now and have shared this tidbit to everyone.

When cosmetic face creams or moisturizers in tubes seem to be empty, cut the tube with a scissor and you will find cream or lotion enough for two or three more applications.  Some smaller amounts of product just can’t squeeze through the tube without enough pressure or product pushing it through.  I also do this with toothpaste.

Nail polish sometimes gets clumpy, so I always add a few drops of acetone or nail polish remover in it to thin it out and it’s as good as new.

Same is true for White Out or similar products, although when they get clumpy, just add a few drops of water and shake the bottle well.

If anyone still uses Comet or a scouring powder like I do, do not remove the sticky label and just let half of the holes show through.  When you turn over the carton, a lot of product spills into the sink or onto your dishes and pots.  Much of the time, you don’t need that much.

Instead of Netflix, which I loved, I now order DVDs through the library.  Ask at your local library when the new movies are coming in.  I was told they are ordered to arrive three months after they are in theaters.  Morris County has http://www.mainlib.org/ and when you order a DVD or audio book on line, the system searches their database and forwards it to the library of your choice, i.e. Butler, Kinnelon, etc. and you return them to the same library.  The good news is that you have the free rental for 7 days!

Of course, shop at big box stores like BJ’s or Sam’s Club.  Yes, many things are too big for one person or one family, but share or split the cost with another family or friend.  You can’t beat their prices.

Order things on line  at Amazon.com.  There is no sales tax unless the seller is located in NJ and I if you spend $25, shipping is free.  So combine orders until you have a $25 order amount.  Otherwise, postage is usually $3.99.   The prices of merchandise can’t be beat.  Old or out of print books can be found, even if they are used, at a fraction of the cost.

Have a garage sale of all the clutter and unused or unwanted items in your home or apartment.  You can use the money to get something that you really need or want and declutter your home at the same time.

Add water to shampoo.  You can add a half of a cup of water and still have the shampoo be effective and it will last longer.  I also do this for hair conditioners as mine are so thick that it seems to be a waste.  Also, I learned that 1 oz. of Vodka in your shampoo, helps your hair grow!  That’s a useful tip for those with thinning hair.

Copyright 2009 by Vikki Anderson and http://www.vikkianderson.net.  No part of this article can be used without mentioning the author’s name or website.

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Fairies

My mother was talking to the flowers in her yard one evening.

My dad asked what she was doing.  She replied, “I’m talking to the flower fairies.  How do you think the flowers grow?”

Dad answered, “I water them.”

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