October 8, 2021

Review: Cirque du Tarot Deck/Book

Evoking the mystique and intensity of the circus atmosphere, the Cirque du Tarot takes us on a whimsical journey through the artistic side of the Tarot. The cards are borderless, which is a preferences of mine since it allows greater freedom for the cards to interact with one another. The cards are colorful and expressive, although at first glance,…

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October 8, 2021

Reviews: New Tarot Books!

Well, they are new to me at least and they were new when Llewellyn’s best publicist sent them to me a couple of months ago before my house burned down and everything went sideways. Tonight, I finally got a chance to give these works their due with an honest, focused review. To be fair, I wrote a book on…

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October 1, 2021

Goodbye to Grizzly Flats

We moved there in very early 2004. Delena was going into middle school and the ones where we lived in the Foothill Farms area of Sacramento where not excellent choices. We prayed for another option and as is so often the case with The Universe, our answer came in an unexpected way. Suddenly our landlord of 3 1/2 years…

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April 26, 2021


Publishes in August 8, 2021 by Llewellyn Worldwide. Available now for pre-order on Llewellyn and Amazon. Launch party on August 8, 2021 at Crossroads Metaphysical Store. From Llewellyn: Anyone can be the target of a psychic attack, whether it’s an intentional curse or an incidental crossing. This book shares effective techniques and practices for recovering from psychic attacks and…

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June 10, 2020

The Sacred Art of Brujería

Released June 9, 2020. Available on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and Llewellyn Worldwide. Featuring hands-on exercises, simple techniques, and how-to instruction from a professional bruja, this beginner-friendly guide is the best choice for understanding and practicing Brujeria―the healing witchcraft of Mexico and the American Southwest. The Sacred Art of Brujeria is adapted from a twelve-month series of classes and presents a…

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May 9, 2020

Seven Sisters of Avalon – Last 3 in Series

Thank you to all of you who love the Seven Sisters of Avalon as much as I do! The plan has been to have a total of eight books in this series. Last Valentine’s Day, we released Lily of Avalon, volume 5. My muse and I have been hard at work and have drafted out the next three books…

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February 14, 2019


I am excited to announce that the 5th book in the Seven Sisters of Avalon series, Lily of Avalon, is now available on Amazon.com in paperback and in e-book version.

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January 23, 2019

Finding Marla

It has been a while, oh yes, it has! I have not updated this blog as much as I should or as much as I would like to. Life has changed a great deal for me and then changed again, so I have been trying to keep up and mostly failing, feeling overwhelmed and awe-stricken in equal turns. Regardless,…

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August 2, 2018

The Sins of Ego

Ego is such a bitch; an insidious little bugger that sneaks up on you when you least expect it. I have battled this monster repeatedly over the years and by now, almost fifty-seven years into this life, I thought I had it beaten. I know the difference in ego and self-esteem. I know what is healthy and what is…

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July 15, 2018

Striding Through the Fire

I touch the fire and it freezes me, I look into it and it’s black Why can’t I feel? My skin should crack and peel. I want the fire back. Now, through the smoke, she calls to me to make my way across the flame To save the day or maybe melt away. I guess it’s all the same… So, I will…

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July 11, 2018

Coming Soon! Crossroads of Conjure

Crossroads of Conjure: The Roots and Practices of Granny Magic, Hoodoo, Brujería, and Curanderismo is now available for pre-order through Barnes and Noble and Llewellyn Worldwide. I am honored and excited to work with Llewellyn Worldwide on this project. As I was telling a friend yesterday, “My heart is in those pages.” https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/crossroads-of-conjure-katrina-rasbold/1128786009?ean=9780738757865 and https://www.llewellyn.com/product.php?ean=9780738757865 are links for preorder. For more videos and…

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February 23, 2018

I Have Meniere’s Disease

I do not seek out traditional medical support often at all. My son, Dylan, who is my fifth of six children, is twenty-years-old and just a week or so ago went to the doctor for the first time since he was three-years-old. Maybe it is the Scotch-Irish side of me and the genetic disposition to take care of oneself…

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February 22, 2018

A Seat at the Table

I had the delight this past weekend of attending yet another lecture by one of my favorite bloggers and authors, John Beckett. Every time I sit through one of his classes, I come away with some snippet that will find its way into my own teachings. This particular presentation was at the 2018 Pantheacon gathering in San Jose, California…

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February 7, 2018

The Last Closet – A Book Review

The Last Closet Opens I read Moira Greyland’s book The Last Closet: The Dark Side of Avalon (Castalia House, December 2017). Every. Painful. Word. I also read countless blog posts and comments about the revelations contained therein. It is quite a time-consuming and heartbreaking rabbit hole to dive into, as anyone who makes even a cursory exploration will find. I have…

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