Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Monthly Archives: December, 2022

Weekly thingy and the Six of Pentacles/The Malachite Casket

I talked about the Malachite Maid way back in the major arcana – she’s woven all through this story, though she never directly appears (except in disguise as the traveler). … Continue reading

December 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Five of Pentacles/The Little Match Girl

I feel like everyone knows this story? Poor little match girl huddled in the cold, begging passers-by to buy her matches and having no luck. One by one she lights … Continue reading

December 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Four of Pentacles/Diamonds and Toads

I’ve already done a couple of these reward and punishment stories so the basic outlines are pretty clear. Generous kind stepdaughter, mean jealous greedy stepmother, greedy lazy daughter. The good … Continue reading

December 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and the Three of Pentacles/East of the Sun etc.

Y’all have heard me talk East of the Sun, West of the Moon a bunch already, I LOVE a Nordic fairytale where the girl is the quester. Basically this needed … Continue reading

December 6, 2022 · 6 Comments