Neurotic Owl

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Tag Archives: tarot

The Hanged Man/The Red Shoes, or how studying ballet traumatizes us

I have a feeling a lot of people think they know The Red Shoes, and maybe more know the dance movies or newer stories built around it but haven’t actually … Continue reading

June 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Strength/Snow White and Rose Red

From a fairytale I felt no need to summarize to one I probably should: Snow White and Rose Red is totally separate from the much more famous Snow White story. … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

Weekly thingy and The Wheel, no really/Sleeping Beauty

The next card will be much less of a process to get to, I swear. But ta-da! This almost doesn’t need any extra talking about – pretty much everybody knows … Continue reading

June 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and Temperance/The Fisherwoman and Her Wife, AKA the most rebellious card.

Shwmae a croeso, my cute little pili-palas! (Hello and welcome, and pili-pala is butterfly, although I just found out that the plural is a whole sparate word so hi, this … Continue reading

May 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Hermit/The Secret Faery

Welcome back, my squishy chocolate chip mini muffins! It might be a hot minute before the next card – the Wheel of Fortune is a rough one for me to … Continue reading

May 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The High Priestess/The Wild Swans

Helloooooooo again, my frilled ruff jeweled lizardfolk. I have circled back and done the High Priestess, who I somehow completely passed right over and thus fucked up my numbering on … Continue reading

May 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and The Lovers/Gerda & the Little Robber Girl

There’s still time, y’all! Go check out Alleyman’s Tarot, please. Sooooo, the lovers. This is one of the first cards I knew I had a plan for – this one, … Continue reading

May 7, 2021 · 2 Comments

The Emperor/The Snow Queen

I’m not getting this one up on Redbubble or Teepublic yet because none of the ways I’ve tried photographing or scanning have really been sufficient, so I’m going to hold … Continue reading

April 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Oops backtracking.

Guess who forgot she hadn’t posted the full color Fool card? Yup, this bitch. But so remember my rant about why I need a better scanner yesterday? This is the … Continue reading

April 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Magician/Baba Yaga

Card number 2, yay! I settled on Baba Yaga for the magician for lots of reasons. The magic, sure; also, she’s this really layered two sided character who in some … Continue reading

April 22, 2021 · Leave a comment