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Lots of neat stuff! Just in time for Mother’s Day! Hope you’ll have a look! And, Share!

First up…From the Farmer’s Almanac…Best Days Calendar…

April 21st
Can Fruits and Vegetables, Mow to Slow Growth, Castrate Farm Animals, Wean, Potty Train, Brew Beer

Corrected Sisters of the Burning Branch Chat Calendar…

GrannyMoon Says Today Is: Freya’s Day

Friday April 21, 2017

Energy: Female Ruler: Venus – Rules lovers and pleasure, affairs of the

heart – Use for magick involving love, peace, beauty, gentleness, women’s

problems, healing, protection, lovers, ease, pleasure, affairs. Resolve

quarrels today!

Today’s Magickal Influences: All Love Matters, Friendships, Affection,

Partnerships, Money, Sex

Today’s Goddesses: Astarte, Aphrodite, Erzulie, Aida Wedo, Eve, Venus,

Freya, Frigg, Diana, Aset [Isis], The Witch Of Gaeta, Chalchiuhtlique

Incense:  Saffron, Verbena

Perfumes: Stephanotis, Apple Blossom, Musk, Ambergris

Color of The Day:  Light Blue, Pale Green

Colors for Tomorrow: Black

Lucky Sign: Friday Is The Lucky Day For Taurus And Libra

Candle: Green

Saint Jegudiel represents Friday


Good Awesome Morning Again Everyone! Here it is Friday, and we’ve survived yet another week. I don’t know about you, but if I didn’t have the Best Days, and Sisters of the Burning Branch Calendars, and my Daily Horoscope to help me figure out what all the weirdo stuff going on in my life meant, I don’t know what I’d do, and besides, ya gotta admit, they’re kinda fun to read… Anywho, I’ve got Friday’s Forecast and I hope you’ll take a look… First, a word from Tasha…

Brief portraits of the Halperts’ Books


Abracadabra Moonshine, Stephen Halpert’s first short story collection is an opportunity for the reader to enjoy his unique, original imagination and the characters and situations that evolve from it. His chief intention is to tickle the funnybone and shiver the spine of readers everywhere. Most of the stories are short and quick to read, each one a unique jewel in a sparkling collection. Readers report that they find them entertaining and original, and in some respects reminiscent of the old Twilight Zone TV series.

Heartwings: Love Notes for a Joyous Life by Tasha Halpert is a book to inspire comfort and Joy. It combines poetry, essays and simple spiritual exercises to present a positive way of looking at and coping with everyday life. Tasha Halpert uses examples from her own life to illuminate a positive way for others to see theirs. Her poetry, one poem for each short essay, reflects her poetic view of life and all that goes into making it joyous. The exercises that accompany each chapter can be helpful in creating more positive feelings for the reader.

To purchase copies, send $17. to cover postage and handling to Tasha Halpert,  PO Box 171, North Grafton, MA 01536 and if you wish an autographed copy please let us know to whom to dedicate it. Copies are also available on Amazon, Tasha’s book is available for kindle as well, and on order from Barnes and Noble.

Now, I have to tell you, I’ve read Tasha, and Steven’s work. If you all read me regular, you know I’ve posted some here. So, make sure and have a Look at their books, and order one or both.

Now, the Scoop on Your Scope!

Daily Horoscopes for: Friday, 21 April 2017

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If you`re born within cusp period (16 to 26 of any month); you`re advised

to read horoscopes of both signs covered by that period. You`re in the

border; you may have influences from houses within those signs.

Outlines are longer versions; consists of every possible details of

everyday and based on three parts of each sign: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Decan;

that is, any of three divisions of 10° within a sign of the zodiac. Even if

you know or don`t know your Decan; I recommend, please read all three


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Personal theme: I am!!

Fire & cardinal sign: March 21 — April 19

Epigram: There`s not a lot of growth forecasted today — your forward

momentum is slowing.

Outline: Today your ruler, Mars, enters expressive Gemini, energizing

your mind and giving a boost to your communication skills. Through early

June, you will be more outspoken and eager to assert your point of view.

Just be careful not to be too loud, too confrontational nor too

argumentative. Because your motivation is high, you can make a lot of

progress with projects that involve writing, learning, and public speaking.

Taking a short trip will be more fun than you expect. It`s a great time to

visit a glittering metropolis. You`ll enjoy shopping, eating and sightseeing

in a stimulating place known for its cutting-edge sensibilities. Make sure

you bring a notebook to record all your impressions. These entries could

become the basis of an engrossing novel or screenplay. Nothing gets your

creative juices flowing like unfamiliar sights, sounds and experiences.

Break away from the old routine and take a walk on the wild side.

The strength of a partnership could be tested. You might also need to

decide who is going to take responsibility to arrange a repair. The process

of reaching a consensus at work could leave you painfully aware of who

tries to shirk responsibility and who enjoys making decisions. Investing in

a hobby could be on your private agenda.

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Personal theme: I have!!

Earth & fixed sign: April 20 — May 20

Epigram: Ideas are popping into your mind all day… let them simmer in

your subconscious.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters clever Gemini and your house of

money and possessions. Through early June, there is likely to be

increased financial activity, including more spending, more expenses, and

a more aggressive pursuit to acquire the things you want. You might not

realize how much money is really going out until the bills start coming in.

It will pay to be conscious about how you manage money matters.

You`ll receive a long overdue salary increase. Take this opportunity to

splash out on some new clothes or a flashy status symbol. You`re tired of

always being practical. Doing something totally out of character will be

liberating. After taking one chance, you`ll become more daring in other

areas. Asking someone for a date, applying for an exciting job and finding

a beautiful place to live are among the many possibilities. You have the

power to transform your life. Go for it.

Weight or diet could be something of an issue. It may be that the balance

of what you eat isn`t quite right. You may be drawn to what looks nice

without considering what it`s doing for you. Stress in a family

relationship could lead you to comfort eating – and, perhaps, a childhood

dish that might not be good for you now.

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Personal theme: I think!!

Air sign: May 21 — June 20

Epigram: Take things slowly today — don`t worry about anyone who may

be on your tail.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters your sign. Through early June, you

will have more energy to multitask, to socialize, and to carry on in your

usual inquisitive, Gemini fashion. Because you are super motivated, you

can make a lot of progress toward achieving personal goals and knocking

tasks off your to-do list. You won`t feel much like sitting around, so make

sure, to get involved with physical activities.

Forming a partnership with an outgoing person will be successful. You

like generating ideas while they enjoy drumming up business. Together,

you will run a profitable enterprise that gives you lots of creative

satisfaction. You`ll have to be more aggressive than usual to get your

point across, but that`s good practice for you. Don`t bother trying to

model your ideas and insights after other prototypes. You`ll find success

by doing things in a unique way. Two heads are better than one.

Two friends with different ideas might really need your opinion. You

perhaps aren`t bothered and just want the matter decided. An Aquarian

colleague might have a useful suggestion. Just how much effort you want

to make to get the words right for something could be an issue in itself.

The arrival of delayed post might also require careful attention.

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Personal theme: I feel!!

Water & cardinal sign: June 21 — July 22

Epigram: A friendship could grow into a bigger, much more important

relationship today.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and the realm that rules

seclusion and hidden things. Through early June, a lot of the action in

your life will be taking place in private. You might feel frustrated when

you can`t make moves in your career or don`t receive credit for your

efforts. Just remember that your greatest area of influence will be behind

closed doors. Don`t be the puppet. Be the person backstage pulling the


You`ll be offered a job that requires you to stay behind the scenes. That

can be difficult for a natural leader like you. Don`t let pride get in the way

of accepting a golden opportunity. Although you`ll be working in the

background, you will be acquiring valuable skills. Once you gain mastery

in a new area, you`ll be able to go off on your own. Make a few short-term

sacrifices for long term success. You can learn a great deal by working

alongside a talented individual who has a gift with words.

Just how much cash you have or don`t have available threatens tension

between you and someone you live and work with closely. Family

concerns – especially about what could be an inappropriate relationship

may be an issue too. Your `parenting` skills or willingness to provide

support might need to be handled carefully. You could be accused of


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12″ Variety Plant Terra Cotta Pot @ $25.00 each

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May 13, 2017

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Deadline to Pre-Order Noon May 12.

Pick-up and pay day of the event.

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Personal theme: I will!!

Fire & fixed sign: July 23 — August 22

Epigram: Grab the wheel and drive everyone where you want to go today —

go your own way.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and your house of friendship

and group associations. Through early June, you will be particularly

assertive when it comes to courting the social connections you want to

make. Just be careful not to be too aggressive nor too confrontational.

When you really want something, it can sometimes make you insensitive

to the feelings of others, so remember that you are trying to make

friends, not enemies.

Surprising good news from your family causes you to breathe a huge sigh

of relief. This is cause for celebration. Bringing everyone together in a

spirit of harmony will be lots of fun. You will strike up a friendship with a

distant relative. It will be comforting to realize that certain tastes and

talents are actually shared by other members of the clan. In the past, you

felt like something of an outsider. That will change once you join forces

with someone who shares your love for art.

A deal could be struck: though you may need to set boundaries. In sharing

responsibilities you might also need to make clear lines of demarcation.

Loyalties could be put to the test. You could be reminded of an

anniversary and given little time to mark it in style. A group of friends

might also need reassurance that you`ll be part of their team later in the


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Personal theme: I analyze!!

Earth sign: August 23 — September 22

Epigram: Act boldly and ensure that no one can ignore what you have to

say. Lead the way.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and your house of career and

reputation. Through early June, you will be super motivated to push

things forward in your career. When you are feeling this ambitious, you

won`t allow anything or anyone to stand in your way. Be careful that

aggressive or confrontational tactics don`t tarnish your reputation. You

can still be a go-getter without behaving like a hothead.

Financial gain will come through a relative, government program or

commercial venture. If you`re able to retire early, do it. Although you

won`t be working for a living, you will still be very busy. Pouring your

energy into creative endeavors will bring out the best in you. It doesn`t

matter if you`re growing your own food, writing a book or making music.

You`ll acquire an attractive glow while exercising your imagination. Don`t

be surprised if you attract the attention of an ardent admirer.

The strength of a relationship could be tested. You may need to show

confidence in the future. This could involve agreeing a financial

transaction (a loan?). It may be necessary to make a quick journey to

obtain an essential signature. Really good quality notepaper could capture

your attention too: possibly causing you to think more generally about

your image on paper.

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Personal theme: I balance!!

Air & cardinal sign: September 23 — October 22

Epigram: If you have some spare time today, use it to shop or organize for

a social event.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and your house of higher

consciousness. Through early June, you will be on a spirited quest to

expand your mental and physical horizons. You might be motivated to

travel and to embark upon experiences that will give a greater sense of

meaning to the mundane world. You will be quick to stand up for what

you believe in and to defend your ideals, but try to avoid sharing

inflammatory views.

Working with someone who has a different cultural background will be

illuminating. You`ll learn different ways of doing things that will boost

your productivity. It`s also possible you`ll develop a taste for foreign

cuisine. Open yourself to as many unfamiliar experiences as possible.

Expanding your horizons will make you more confident. Instead of feeling

backed into a corner, it will seem like you have infinite possibilities.

You`ll become eager to set lofty goals and reach greater heights.

Attention may be focused on professional relationships: in particular, with

someone older whose demands aren`t always fair or reasonable. Finding

confidence to set new boundaries may be necessary. At home, furniture

could be discussed. A special offer might seem irresistible. Craftsmanship

could also captivate you – and set you thinking about making something


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Scorpio & Ophiuchus

Personal theme: I desire!!

Water & fixed signs: October 23 — November 21

Epigram: No man (or woman) is an island, so get out into the world as

much as you can today.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and your house of intimacy.

Through early June, the pursuit of passionate encounters will rank high

up on your list of priorities. Your libido is pretty high already, but this

energy will add even more fuel to the fire! Sex is your way of forging

meaningful connections, although this is something you often forget. Just

remember to temper your libido with love.

An unexpected or forgotten refund cheque will surface. This money will be

useful. Paying off a debt will leave you free to find a more rewarding job.

You`ve been blessed with impressive creative abilities. Restoring shabby

items to their original lustre will be especially rewarding. You might also

like performing. This comes as a surprise to your nearest and dearest,

who know how you cherish your privacy. Having an outlet for your

deepest emotions will be healthy for you.

Consciously or unconsciously, you could be testing the strength of your

relationship with those born under Taurus and Libra. Their desire for

harmony could be at odds with your desire to seek the truth. Neither of

these friends might have the language to describe potentially negative

outcomes. Financial discussions could reach a turning point. You may

need to point out what you`re owed.

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Personal theme: I see!!

Fire sign: November 22 — December 21

Epigram: There is a chance for a new beginning right now, but the window

is very narrow.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and your house of partnership.

Through early June, you will be motivated in the pursuit of partnership

(either personal or professional) and you will feel motivated by partnering

with someone to achieve a shared goal. Collaboration won`t always be

easy and sometimes it can get heated. Staying focused on what you hope

to achieve can help you to keep your cool.

A passionate romance gives you a new lease on life. It feels wonderful to

be pursued by someone who adores you. Instead of playing hard to get, be

receptive to these overtures. Spending time with someone who shares

your love for books, travel and politics will be refreshing. You`re tired of

accommodating people who can`t keep up with your quick wit. Already in

a serious relationship? Let your amour take the lead. Allowing them to

bask in the spotlight will draw you closer together.

A professional partnership may require attention. A group or association

might need you to take charge or at least accept extra responsibility. In

turn, you may need someone close to be willing to help out. Your private

space may be invaded by someone younger whose needs can`t be ignored:

putting pressure on your team and possibly leading to a lengthy working


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Personal theme: I use!!

Earth & cardinal sign: December 22 — January 19

Epigram: No one has more control over your life than you — so start

taking bolder steps.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and your house of work.

Through early June, you will be super motivated to take care of business,

often juggling several major tasks at the same time. More work can mean

more stress, so be equally proactive when it comes to self-care. This is a

great time to take on projects that you would normally avoid because you

have the energy and motivation to get them done.

Your health is improving. It feels wonderful to wake up and be excited

about the day ahead. Take this opportunity to enjoy hobbies that have

recently sapped your energy. It will be lovely taking a nature walk, going

shopping or planning a garden. Work can wait for another time. When you

feed your soul, it becomes easier to meet challenging tasks. The thought

of dispatching unpleasant duties will no longer fill you with despair.

Instead, you`ll perform them quickly and then move on.

Perhaps because you sense that you`re just a few days away from a

significant work breakthrough, when someone close expresses disquiet

about an arrangement, you may be happy to discuss their concerns. This,

perhaps, could give you confidence to talk to a partner about how much

they`re taking on – and whether they should consider delegating


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Personal theme: I know!!

Air & fixed sign: January 20 — February 18

Epigram: If you encounter new people today, you`ll have a distinct

advantage over them.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and your house of romance.

Through early June, nothing will stop you from pursuing the object of

your affection. If there is competition in the picture, you will be even

more motivated to step up your game. This zone also rules creativity and

pleasurable pursuits, so having a good time will be a priority. On all

fronts, remember that winning shouldn`t always be the goal. Learn to

enjoy the ride.

Taking a chance on love will be lots of fun. You`re tired of hiding your

feelings. Confessing a crush will allow you to embark on a relationship

that seems like something out of a fairy tale. Do you already have a

partner? It`s time to take a relaxing trip together. Getting away from

home will allow you to fully focus on each other. Your mutual passion will

be reignited. Reconnecting with your sensual side will be a refreshing

alternative to living in your head all the time.

Your advice could prove invaluable to a good friend who feels they`re

between a rock and a hard place. You might be described as being their

`anchor`. Loyalties are likely to be tested. You could get into a head-to-

head situation with someone who doesn`t appear to understand a

deadline. An invitation to attend a traditional event may require contact

with someone you haven`t seen in ages.

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Personal theme: I believe!!

Water sign: February 19 — March 20

Epigram: Get ready to be the voice of reason — take on the role you`ve

been waiting for.

Outline: Today warrior Mars enters Gemini and your domestic realm.

Through early June, you will be motivated to whip your home and family

life into shape. You will be big on acting on your values and pushing

others to follow suit. Just remember that everyone`s priorities are

different and they might not see the urgency in meeting your demands.

Instead of pushing, take the lead and hope that family members will

follow your example.

Sending off a final payment will fill you with pride. You`ve made many

sacrifices to get to this point. Now it`s time to spoil yourself. If you`ve

been longing to move to a more stimulating neighborhood, this would be

a great time to do so. It may be necessary to share your living space with

a roommate. This arrangement will be more enjoyable than you expect.

You have a tendency to turn inward when you`re sad. Having a friendly

person to draw you out will be good for you.

Just whether or not you can afford to take a certain action might need to

be discussed with an `expert` (or someone older). Financial transactions

could take longer – and be more complicated – than you`d expected.

Someone`s age could be a key factor. Your responsibilities to a group

might need to be adjusted: a task might require more than one person`s

attention now that a project has grown.

OK, Now we know all we need to know about the day ahead. So, what next? Well, as I was reading Email, and having coffee, I ran across something you might find interesting. If you do, please make sure to drop us a line, and let us know. If you visit the Author’s Website, tell him the Campbell Kingdom sent you.

The swamp is noisy, dark and deep!

Thanks for swamp-gazing, sharing, and reacting, especially on my website.

Well, I’m off to grab another cup of coffee, and be on with my day. Campbell and I hope you’ve enjoyed Friday’s Morning Coffee In the Campbell Kingdom. We hope you’ll let us know.

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One Comment

  1. Hey! Thanks Claire! I forgot about sharing this with you. Thanks for blogging it. You know? When I sent it, I was just showing it to you. I never thought about blogging. I just put it up on all my FB stuff! Thanks, now I can Tweet, and Google it. 😊 You’re so cool!

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