My Experience of The Alchemy of Stones (Part Two): The Shop & Market(ing)

My Experience of The Alchemy of Stones (Part Two): The Shop & Market(ing)

This is a continuation - a follow up to my Part One blog - about My Experience of The Alchemy of Stones workshop, which I attended in June of 2016. THE FRENCH SAYING - "A REFAIRE" - SOMETHING TO BE DONE AGAIN Somebody said this might be Robert Simmons' last workshop -...
the Big Apple: juicy (and sometimes rotten)…something for everyone!

the Big Apple: juicy (and sometimes rotten)…something for everyone!

PART ONE - SETTING THE SCENE When I was new to Boston (nearly 30 years ago), I wanted a Massachusetts Avenue address - and then a "foot" in the Back Bay. All towns have their "it locations" - and I've lived and worked (specifically had shops) in a few: Harvard Square...
I’m sick, and I’m well (the Lessons and Gifts of Illness).

I’m sick, and I’m well (the Lessons and Gifts of Illness).

Let me confess, I got a cold. Worse than that...a strep/flu...all wrapped up into one. It’s still making its way through my system. But it's not as bad as all that. I mean - so what(?!) - I've had Cancer before (twice). How bad can this be… And yet, people belly ache...
What’s Love got to do with it? Crystals and the Heart.

What’s Love got to do with it? Crystals and the Heart.

Crystal & Healing are two words that tend to go together all the time. And surely most of us carry around a broken heart, or at least a wounded heart - from failed & troubled relationships - including messed up childhoods. This creates all kind of mixed...
Crystal Meditation vs. Crystal Workshop (why, and what’s the difference?)

Crystal Meditation vs. Crystal Workshop (why, and what’s the difference?)

What's the point of a Crystal Meditation (or a Workshop)? You might say: "I can do this all on my own, and I have everything I need - I know how to read - I bought the books!" Sure - have at it - but two things make doing an actual Crystal Meditation (or Workshop)...
What is a “Crystal Reading”?

What is a “Crystal Reading”?

I offered a venue-owner my services as a "Crystal Reader," which brought up - even for me, the next logical question - "what is a Crystal Reading?" Mention Psychic Readings - and people generally know what you're talking about - even if they haven't necessarily had...