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Friday, 23 March 2012

Prairie Tarot -- 9 of Cups

Prairie Tarot, Glow in the Dark 2011
Today I've drawn the 9 of Cups from Robin Ator's Prairie Tarot -- A Tarot of the American West. It's really good to see this card today, because I've got a long Friday ahead of me. But, happily, it's the Friday before I'm on holiday all week next week. So this card speaks to me of the expansive and relaxed feeling of the Friday evening before a weekend off to be followed by five days of sweet freedom, then still another weekend. Actually...that's nine days. 9 of Cups. Nine days of freedom.

The cowboy in the card relaxes in his local saloon, legs crossed, chair kicked back, lounging with both arms stretched out on the bar. He is at his ease. All the cups around, coupled with the saucy portrait of the nude hanging overhead, speak to me of luxury and leisure. Indulgence in slow days of rest and relaxation and contentment. That's what I need! So yeehaw, hand me down my hat...that cowboy's also got a pocket watch hanging from his shirt, to remind me that the respite doesn't last forever...but I'm going to enjoy it while it does!


  1. lovely colors on that card.

  2. I'm loving seeing you use this deck, it feels just right :) Hope you really kick back and enjoy your time off!

  3. Hope you enjoy your time off.

  4. Thank you, I intend to do some tarot study, some reading, some country walking...and hit the charity shops in surrounding towns looking for bargain clothing. :) x