CANCER: October 1-7 Wednesday, October 1
In the wild, very few oysters produce pearls – about one in every 10,000. Most commercial pearls are from farmed oysters, induced by human intervention. As you might expect, the natural jewel is far more precious. Use these facts as metaphors as we speculate about your fate in the next eight months.
GEMINI: October 1-7 Wednesday, October 1
The journey that awaits is succinct but epic. It’ll last a relatively short time but take months to fully understand. You may feel natural and ordinary as you go through it, even as you’re being heroic. Prepare as best as you can, but keep in mind no amount of preparation will get you completely ready for the spontaneous moves you’ll have to perform.
TAURUS: October 1-7 Wednesday, October 1
In three years, you’ll comprehend truths about your life that you can’t grasp now. By then, confusing past events will make sense. You’ll know their purpose and why they occurred. Can you wait that long? If you’d rather not, do a meditation.
ARIES: October 1-7 Wednesday, October 1
As I hike through the wilderness at dusk, crickets always seem to be humming in the distance. No matter where I go, their sound is farther off, never up close. How can that be? Do they move away as I approach? No leaping insects in the underbrush.
PAINTER SARA PEDIGO TRANSFORMS DAILY LIFE INTO COLORFUL CONTEMPLATIONS Wednesday, October 1
Sara Pedigo has a keen eye for details. In the past decade-plus, the St. Augustine painter and educator has been mindfully studying her surroundings and providing a kind of field report through large …
COMEDY Wednesday, October 1
Funnyman Nick Swardson may be best known as the roller-skates-wearing gigolo Terry Bernadino on the TV cop comedy hit Reno 911!, and as the star of his own sketch show, Nick Swardson’s Pretend …
A NOVEL IDEA Wednesday, October 1
Award-winning author and St. Augustine resident Larry Baker’s novels are as colorful as his past. Baker has owned a drive-in movie theater, was a security guard and held the high honor of being …
OLD SCHOOL Wednesday, October 1
In the late ’80s, R&B sensation Keith Sweat helped create the musical style known as “New Jack Swing.” A blend of hip-hop and soul, this inventive genre helped send Sweat to the …
LET THERE BE ROCK Wednesday, October 1
Locals complaining about a lack of live music might need to get their heads examined. A slew of upcoming cool concerts – punk kings The Vibrators, sludge masters Melvins, soul sensation Betty …
BEER O'CLOCK Wednesday, October 1
As fall rolls into Northeast Florida, it beckons us to don jaunty caps, pull on those Lederhosen and slam beer – responsibly (wink!). Two Oktoberfest events this week will satisfy even the …