To what are you saying hello on this brand new Monday?
HELLO GROOMER | My mutts are a mess! They are accustomed to being groomed every 5 weeks. It’s been almost three times that long and both are knotted and smelly. It took weeks to get an appointment! They might not be happy, but they’ll be cooler when they’re all shaved down.
HELLO MERCURY RX | According to Elite Daily: “Emotional is an understatement. Remember, Cancer’s water is cardinal, which means it flows confidently and effortlessly. In astrology, water is a symbol of intuition, emotion, and the universal undercurrents, so you can already imagine what happens when curious Mercury transits through Cancer, let alone retrogrades. This is a combination of handling matters related to family and dealing with the repressed emotions coming to the surface. Reuniting with relatives and reviewing paperwork related to domestic property is also a possibility. Honoring your emotions and nurturing the sanctuary of your heart is a priority, so don’t be afraid to embrace your softer side.”
HELLO FATHER’S DAY | A tricky day for my kids. Usually, I get a lot of “Happy Father’s Day, Mama” calls and hugs. I imagine things will be different this year now that there is officially a man rather than a mama of the house. He’s not dad (yet), but he’s as close as it gets for now.
HELLO LITHA | My annual celebration of the summer solstice will have to be closer to home, though, I do hope to make it down to the lake with the dogs to watch the sunrise. And finish my day with a fire in the pit. Why? Well, this Sabbat celebrates sun God(ess) and the sun, fire plays a prominent role. The element of Fire is that of transformation: it can burn, consume, cook, shed light or purify and balefires still figure prominently at modern Midsummer rites (though not in my back yard). I’m also told that I can see the sunrise at Stonehenge (without the interference of people!) which will happen sometime after midnight my time.
HELLO CANCELLED PLANS | The province doesn’t open for another week and who knows how that’ll work? I was really looking forward to our family holiday in Cape Cod this summer but due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation, we had to reconsider. I don’t even know whether or not it’s improved – there are so many conflicting reports.
HELLO MONDAY | You are my favourite: I love that you provide me with 52 fresh starts every year.