I’d like to clear up a few misconceptions you might have about me. First off, I am a hot mess. And by that, specifically, I mean that I am absolutely, 100%, without question, a fragile, confused, fumbling human being… just like you. I’ve been on the internet since I was in high school, which was quite long ago by internet standards. In that time, I’ve shared my hopes, dreams, ambitions and passions with strangers from all over the planet (and beyond?). Like all humans, I’ve also grown and evolved over the years. I’ve grown babies. I’ve raised dogs. I’ve gone to school. I’ve pursued career paths. I’ve moved across the country and I’ve settled and put down roots.
I have a great full-time job I really love. And I have a lot of passions and a history (maybe with you) around what some may call fringe interests – specifically divination and herbalism. It feels like a contradiction to show up in an office every single day, putting on my normcore face, only to come home and grab my Village Witch mug full of milky oats and ashwagandha, doesn’t it? Yet, that’s what my life is: coincidence and contradiction. I have zero interest in trying to make my hobbies a full-time job, but look, if you want to toss me a coin because you like what you see here, ok. I’ll catch it.
My brand is basically poor working single mom. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
On this site you’ll find my body of work, online classes and resources I’ve created, and threads I’ve been chasing for as long as I can remember. If it doesn’t look like a niche, that’s because I’m not a niche. Believe me, I work full-time as a digital marketer, and what I’ve put together here is not what I’d advise the brands I produce to do… I 100% understand that may turn some folks off, but my hope is that you will also see that it’s okay to be human also (even on the internet).
This website is a catalog of my interests and ambitions. Nothing more.
In case it matters, here’s my weak sauce credentials:
- BA in English from Indiana University
- Apprenticed at Heartstone Center for Earth Essentials as an herbalist
- Usui Reiki Master
- I’ve self-published several oracle decks, including The Melissa Lenormand and the Postmark Lenormand.
- I’ve lead workshops at The Readers Studio in NYC, and at the Bay Area Tarot Symposium in SF.
- My writing on Lenormand has been featured in Tarosophy Magazine and I’ve written horoscopes for Wild Sister.
- My art has been featured in the Tarot Lover’s Calendar.
- I’ve Lenormand and Tarot classes online to hundreds of people all over the world.
PS – I am happy to review books and decks on my blog. It’s best to email me first, as I’m beholden to write honest reviews. For the purposes of my blog, solicited reviews are noted. Links to amazon.com are affiliate links (meaning I receive a small amount if you choose to purchase the item I’ve linked). It’s my policy to not endorse decks, books, classes or products I do not use or love otherwise.
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