THE ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE AUGUST 2020 NEWSLETTER
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OFFER: LAST MONTH FOR THIS OFFER: I will now be offering, from today until September 1st MINI reads via the PHONE AND SKYPE ONLY. These will be equivalent to the show specials that I offer. I am offering these from anywhere in the country or outside of Canada.
Adding to my list HOUSE PARTIES: Since all the festivals have been canceled in Alberta and Saskatchewan please remember that I do offer house parties at the same cost per person that were offered at the festivals with my Show Specials. Click on this link to read the complete information and requirements HOUSE PARTIES
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INFORMATION: I will book from 2 pm MST to 10 PM MST. Once I set a time with you via e-mail you will call me. I am NOT taking credit cards on the phone nor am I able to do an in-person $40 read. All reads are recorded on an MP3 and emailed to you right after we are done. LAST MONTH FOR THIS OFFER
KEEP IN MIND: I am still taking the FULL reads either via phone or in person. Link to make an in-person appointment or FULL phone read Psychic Phone Reads Phone Read and Payment on PayPal
If you read my monthly newsletters each month you will notice that earlier this year I had a month of ‘nearly dying’ LOL. Then last month I had my VERY BIG social month as it appeared I was out and about all the time with friends or family. NOW!! July has been my holy good grief the financial month. I find it amusing that I get lump sums of things within each month happening to me. It seems to be a pattern in my life. May-August be my ‘stay home and fix it’ month LOL.
UPDATE ON THIS REMARK: As I do my column earlier than the end of the month I may have created my ‘stay home and fix it’ just by visualizing it. Masks were made mandatory yesterday and as everyone knows I am anti-mask. I will not be silenced, so I am now forced to stay home with Amazon and Instacart being my delivery mode for food. I am glad I am peaceful by myself, have some stuff set up for August, and that I have TONS to do around the house.
So let’s start off with how July went. I do hope your month passed peacefully for you OR exactly as you wished it to.
For reads the month started slowly, but on the 3rd I took my granddaughter and her boyfriend out for dinner. We went to the Famosa that offered the patio seating on 23rd Ave. in Edmonton. For some reason, the one by our homes was still closed or so their website info. said. A LOVELY patio and I am sure glad we headed there. Kirsten ordered a pitcher of sangria and Justin and I had margaritas. Their vegan pizza is awesome I do have to say that at some point I am sure my neighbor and I will get there to do a review :)
Reads started back up slowly and then the first of many financial ‘take my money why don’t you’ happened.
I had a house party to do and I loaded my stuff into my van and backed out. WOWSA!!! The screeching from my van told me it was not well. I drove to the end of the road and lo and behold I smelt smoke and said to self “this will not do we cannot drive anymore”. I turned it around and headed back to my driveway. I quickly texted my neighbor and luckily she was just dropping her hubby off and then whipped home to pick me up and drove me to the party. After the party, the host drove me home.
The following morning I had it towed to my mechanic with the comment to my tow truck driver that it sounded like I may be scrapping it. To which he replied, “if you decide to I will give you $300 for it”. “Thank You” I replied. Within the hour the sad news arrived. I honestly forget what had snapped on the underside of the front wheels but I also know that my back brakes were seized and the entire repair would be around $2000. I already know that you do not keep feeding money into a 12-year-old vehicle with 247,000 kms on it. I had decided if it was less than $500 I would repair it and if not buy another.
The tow truck driver came by and gave me my $300 and we signed over the papers etc.
Off to the dealerships to buy a new van. Sadly the Honda Odyssey that I fell in love with did not have stow-away seats as I found out that Dodge has the patent on them. Based on my shows and traveling I need the back to be open and flat. Off to the Dodge dealership and I landed up with a 2020 silver [I decided to move away from white] Grand Caravan. I now will have no repairs but I will have payments. However, I will focus upon making extra payments towards the van as my pet peeve is car payments. That was my first financial ‘take my money’.
The following day, after my house party, my neighbor and I went down to An Chay for my monthly vegan review. The review sits below in its own column.
Reads picked up over the next couple of days and then the dentist arrived. If you recall right before everything shut down my tooth broke and the day before my appointment happened the government shut all dentists down. I had booked this for July 14th. HOLY COW!! I had decided to be knocked out as I had done the exact same work two years ago and I find the lower teeth harder to sit still for. The needle in itself is horrendous to me. I was doing a double crown on the lower left side in the back. Well, whatever he gave me was a COMPLETE blackout. I mean COMPLETE. Now I have been put under before but not like this. I have always been very conscious upon waking and recall all I joke and talk about. Not this time. I vaguely recall my son being there to pick me up and the next thing I know is that I am waking up in my own bed, its 4 am and I am fully clothed with my shoes beside my bed. I asked my son what or if I talked etc. etc. and all he said was ‘everything was fine’. I guess I will never know.
I still have to go back on August 10TH for the completion as these are the temporary crowns. I will be taking a whiff of laughing gas while he inserts the needles to freeze me. I do not want another complete blackout. Oh, and poor China who was curled up beside me when I awoke at 4 am was not fed her supper poor baby.
The next day I headed out with my buddy Jackie for a picnic in the park. She is my vegan buddy and we brought food and sat at a picnic table, ate, chatted, and fed the squirrels. My mouth was quite sore so I ate delicately LOL.
More reads and then a HUGE company party to read at. I had so many reads that I arrived at 11.30 am and read right through till 5 pm. I love this company it is the second time they have requested me for reads. I know they are expanding to BC and if I am ever down in Surrey I will let them know :)
NOW!! This was from my own stupidity, but it has a positive side to it. I badly need a new computer and had been looking at them at Staples. Because Mercury was retrograde at the time I was waiting for July 26th to arrive before I purchased. On July 16th I had to go out and pick up my new van. The weather was GREAT when I left and since I moved my office out onto my patio I left my computer on the table. [Open with the lid up] Well this storm came while I was at the dealership and the downpour was immense.
Once arriving home, to my horror, my computer was wet. I dried it off and it seemed to work fine UNTIL the next day. The fonts for 5, S, L, and a few more refused to connect. I had to figure out to get my password into the computer using my fonts within some area that I stumbled upon on the computer. Anyway, I got in, set it so that the timer held it open, and on my way to my company party stopped at staples and bought a very cheap keyboard and am using that till tomorrow when I go to buy a new computer and printer. As luck would have it if I had purchased the day I looked it would have been my new computer that would have been soaked. Lesson learned that from now on I move the computer indoors when leaving the house even if the sun is shining.
UPDATE ON THIS: Yesterday I bought an HP 17” screen and laser printer. I will pick it up today. Ironically just as the masks became mandatory for Saturday, August 1st. LOL Almost like the Universe helps me along here. Oh, the cost? $1500 and change. More spent in my ‘take my money month’ :)
More reads and then I went over to my buddy’s Debra’s home for a mid-afternoon wine and lunch. I brought onion bread and vegan samples of cheese and she supplied the wine. We sat outside in the sun in her newly created front garden and chit chatted until I left to come home. Then on the following Monday, she arrived at my home for a vegan prepared lunch with me reciprocating with wine. BUT!! She gets out of her little red convertible with not just one, but TWO bottles of wine. One in the left hand and one in the right LOL. I have to say the weather has granted us some wonderful patio dinners. This was yet another one. In fact, it was so hot [30C] that we ventured indoors and I set up a fan for her and some ice packs for her neck. No, I do not have air conditioning.
I do, however; have a very cool basement with a wonderful comfy bed down there that during this heatwave I have taken to sleeping there. I actually prefer it to my own bedroom as it is completely dark and soundproof. It makes me want to get the basement all fixed up as soon as possible. However, I have put large home projects on hold until I see what is going on with our trader shows and festivals.
Then I had someone come out and give me an estimate on some glass for my kitchen patio door as the last fellow just never got back to me nor came and replaced it. While the fellow was here I asked for an estimate on screens but the $5000 estimate is not what I want for back patio blinds. These would be pull up blinds, not mosquito-proof, and if it was windy I would have to have them open or damage would occur. I then got an estimate on retractable patio blinds and that was $28,000 [yes, twenty-eight THOUSAND] so neither one will happen now LOL.
Based upon the fact almost everyone knows I refuse to wear a mask my vet comes to me. I had China have a full blood panel done plus her yearly checkup. Cost ?? $477.03 for her home visit.
And in case you are wondering my dentist treated me with no mask as well. He asked ‘why’ I was anti-mask and I told him and he accepted what I said and created appointments at times when only he and his assistant are there. I feel if you do not stick to your beliefs then it is very hypocritical to bend both ways. As long as you bend then it will never change. I do not want my entire freedom taken away as most people seem to feel that they do. But most people know my feelings towards this and it would appear that ALL of my clients feel the same way. The cost of my dental is in the $3700.00 area. Not covered at all by any senior coverage. It is tax-deductible though for 2020 when I file in 2021. As I have said it truly is ‘take my money month’ :)
More reads and then naturally my ‘take my money’ month is a ‘pay GST’ month so that was taken care of. Yes, I owed sadly as I always do. I cannot recall a time I was refunded at all. Then I headed to get my decal installation on my new van advertising my Psychic reads. They did an awesome job and I was very pleased with it. Cost: Approx: $320 plus GST.
Lastly, and it was my turn to pay, my neighbor and I just headed out for an enjoyable patio evening. I took her to The Moth and she LOVED it. It was not for any reviews just for the pleasure of enjoying patio meals. I am so blessed to have her as a neighbor, as dig this, her hubby does not enjoy going out to eat and she is as pleased as punch to have a one or two monthly meals with me. Best of all? She is NOT vegan but is so in love with the food she always orders vegan with me. If you go to The Moth do order the samosa and crab cakes. [they are vegan and one is GF.]
And that closed down my financial payout month. So if the past is the prediction of next month I am pretty sure I will have a nice quiet month relaxing at home as the festivals are all canceled so all I am doing is clients at home, skype, phone, and house parties. I only anticipate three social outings for August so I will see. But my intention is: get my entire garden and house in order.
One more comment: In May I did my bifurcated soul work. I wrote that by May 2021 I wanted to have about 7 new things foundation in my life. The first one that I called A] was: If the Universe sees fit to create a new van for me go ahead, but if not make sure 2008 does not need any repairs.
I simply say the Universe took care of my number one request. If you do not know what bifurcated soul work is then google it. Then if you desire to see yourself incorporate this fully expanded energy buy my latest book. The Encyclopedia of Fifty-year-Old Magic by Geof Gray-Cobb, Maiya Gray-Cobb, and VcToria Gray Cobb. Before you do any work from this book you need to do the bifurcated soul joining.
My Opinion This Month
This is another link BUT really truly interesting. A quick 'what is it?' In 2017 this website was created to forecast the population of the world in 2025. Now it lists each country separately so you can click on each and view them. Note the USA first. Off the charts INSANE!! Then note Canada. Now go to China and India. While you are under each country click on 'news'. Now, this is the DAILY update of all nuclear, guns, etc that each country is ordering. Yup DAILY. Now if it was not for the news area I might say 'oh OK, interesting, and we shall see". But that is not so. Also, look at the military budget under each country. The only country NOT listed is North Korea and I truly do not know why.
This website does not just pop up when googling for population information. Enjoy and if you have negative thoughts about it please keep them to yourself as I clearly state this column is my opinion BUT :) truly I am fascinated with this website and would like some feedback on what you think without calling me names LOL.
Positive Thoughts to You All Always. VcToria.
THIS IS MY OPINION AND YOU CAN CHOOSE TO AGREE OR DISAGREE
China: My last baby. Very healthy at 16 years of age and loves being the only cat. As mentioned above my vet came to the house to give China her yearly check-up and do a complete panel of blood work. Her physical health is off the chart AMAZING. My concern is that she seems to be developing a bit of dementia. She sits and cries loudly upon waking and often seems to appear to be wondering where she is. But she always knows her way home but now never goes very far. She sits up on the fence or just takes a small walk to the end and sits there. I am happy to be spending all this time with her I can assure you.
The vet visit was $477.03
Now the food: Raw food: not needed as I had enough from last month.. Tinned food came to $130.60 Dry food was not needed. Kitty litter $28.33. Treats came to $10.50 and lastly, I dewormed her and bought two pills, one for now and one for the fall. Cost: $48.45
The total monthly cost was $694.91. Yup, my 'take my money month' LOL.
If you are thinking of getting a pet please know that from the cute stage, they grow with a personality to the adult stage. Animals feel with unconditional love from their souls. They get attached and used to their homes. If you cannot give up 12-18 years and maybe longer, do NOT get a pet. It is not a companion till you find a mate, have a child, decide to move to an apartment that will not allow pets, it is a companion for life. They also need dental care, checkups, and GOOD food. Not this cheap, no nutrient food that I see so many people buy. Your pets will suffer later just as you would if all you ate was junk.
Look at rescue places for loving animals. These pets will not only be grateful, it's almost like they know you saved them and love and adore you for it. Think before you add to your life. Can you give this type of commitment? If the answer is yes then enjoy looking for your new companion. Think older if you can, for some reason older pets are harder to re-home and they are much sadder as they wait not knowing what it was they did to be removed from their homes.
My Last Book With Angel Cards
The Encyclopedia of Fifty Year Old Magic by Geof Gray-Cobb Maiya Gray-Cobb and VcToria Gray-Cobb.This book is on PRE-SALE right now. The Encyclopedia of Fifty Year Old Magic by Geof Gray-Cobb, Maiya Gray-Cobb, and VcToria Gray-Cobb and Then Now and Forever by VcToria Gray-Cobb. Taken from Angels The Guardian of Your Destiny are the 122 Angels that surround this earth.
I have created a book that allows you to find your Seven Personal Angels from the 122, based upon your day, date of birth, time, zodiac, and ruler of your zodiac. Not only that it also finds the seventh Angel who is the Group leader who takes care of the six Angels.
NOT ONLY THAT but :) any time you do any type of work, whether it be healing of a client, a read, any magic work for yourself you can find the EXACT date, time, and zodiac cards to bring in the Angels who will work with your seven to create a power of strength.
I have created a full-year program starting with you finding your Seven helpers and then setting up your energy to create almost anything. At first, we see if you have a bifurcated soul? Then based upon the Moon and Sun signs, you can sit with the book and set up the year program with all of the energies allowing changes and shifts to happen at the CORRECT time. Much like the Universe does with seasons.
This is my last book and is unique in the way that is it programmed to work WITH Angel cards that you will not find anywhere else. Angel Cards for USA and Canada
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AUGUST 2020 ASTROLOGY PLANETARY INFORMATION
SIXTH HOUSE OF YOUR NATAL CHART
There are 12 houses in the 360 degree circle of your birth chart.
The 6th house is all about health and discipline. A lot will and can be told about how you see health and what is important to you. You can also see the energy that creates hypochondriacs in this house. Here we find the healers and dietitians etc.
If your natal chart has the planets sitting within the 6th that naturally line up with these desires you will be very drawn to medical, healing and all alternative modalities.
I have natal Pluto in my chart. This is interesting as anyone who knows me well can tell you I am disciplined with my food.I am very focused on my health and since I was young always knew that it was important. I worked out most of my life without even knowing why. I just knew I had to. Now, at the age of 67 I find myself smiling as my body does not have any aches or pains or maladies attached to it.
Take a peek at your natal chart and see what it is you either need to work upon as the planets move through the 6th house [transits] or what your sixth house tells you about occupation and discipline.
If you cannot read your chart I do offer astrology reads.
Next Month: 7th House.
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VcToria's AWESOME Vegan Kitchen
In case you are new to my Newsletter I just wish to say this "The first thing you eat in the morning feeds the brain". Remember this as you will find a HUGE difference if you start the day with a green juice. I have done this for decades along with 3-4 teaspoons of hemp seed. I am never sick. Into a Vitamix: 2 green chopped apples, 4-5 stalks of celery, 1 cucumber, 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, 6-8 cups water. Blend on high for 2 minutes or until all veggies are juiced. ENJOY. PS: Keep the skins, seeds and everything EXCEPT the lemon skins on the veggies and place in Vitamix.
Summer Pudding: Raspberry
I know I was thinking about bread as this months recipe but that can be next month as this pudding is off the charts delicious and takes a mere two minutes to make.
1 lb [454 grams] raspberries
1 medium or large papaya
Peel and remove the seeds in the papaya and put in blender. Rinse and add raspberries. I add 3-4 tablespoons of maple syrup, but you can omit this if you like.
Blend till smooth and serve. I find it has a stronger taste the next day as the flavors have blended well. That is if you are able to keep it over night, LOL.
Next Month: Same as last month. Not sure yet as all my shows were cancelled and again I'll play around all month and choose a yummy dish to share. Probably bread :) as I have discovered how cheap and easy it is to make.
Next Month: Same as last month. Not sure yet as all my shows were cancelled and again I'll play around all month and choose a yummy dish to share. Probably bread since I discovered how cheap and easy it is to make.
THE VEGAN RESTAURANT MONTHLY REVIEW
An Chay - 11203 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta.
Well, with all the vegan restaurants open and my neighbor who is pictured here is an enthusiastic ‘I LOVE to try vegan food’ buddy the monthly reviews are back on track. As mentioned last month I was planning to review An Chay on Jasper in downtown Edmonton, Alberta Canada.
I have to say the place was quite open and airy and whether the fact that it was 4pm was the reason the place was empty, or people are still staying home I do not know. I do know though that orders were flying out the door with Skip the Dishes. I see that is the new way to eat now sadly.
We both ordered the Vietnamese coffee and that came promptly. Made with coconut condensed milk I gave it a 10/10 and loved it so much that I am ordering the little cups soon to be able to have it when my neighbor and I do lunch on my patio.
Between us we ordered tofu rolls 10/10 the vermicelli special another 10/10 although I took some home as it was quite filling. This special consists of spring rolls, shredded lettuce, cucumber, fried onions, mint leaf, pickled daikon, pickled carrots, red cabbage and roasted peanuts.
My neighbor had the coconut curry I believe it was called. She really likes spicy food and I am not a fan of spicy. Sadly the menu had a lot of spicy hence the chosen dish by me. She raved about the dish and I will give it a 10 /10 based on her loving it.
The place has no desserts and I do feel that adding one or two would boost the income as most of us love to have desserts.
The owner was lovely to deal with. Calm, pleasant and certainly I was happy to add income to his business. I do recommend that you not skip this if you are looking for a nice vegan meal in downtown Edmonton.
Sadly Die Pie has closed that was right next door and moved their pizza to the other restaurant over by the court houses. I find that almost any restaurant that has had two or more locations has had to close at least one of them. Sad that the economy is coming to where small businesses cannot survive.
Next Month: In the past 18 months I think I have reviewed all of the existing vegan restaurants. Some have survived and others have closed. From now on I will be reviewing restaurants that offer vegan on their menu. My neighbor and I will be reviewing an Indian restaurant Nosh Cafe located on 124th street next month. The menu for vegan is off the charts DELICIOUS looking.
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House Parties: VcToria offers house parties catered around your choice. She can supply as many psychics as you need for your party. Click Here House Parties She also offers her services to corporate events. Click Here Corporate Events. If she is driving through your town you can also arrange a house party at that time. She will stop and do mini psychic reads for your guests. Please call to see when she is traveling and if she is passing your way.
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Clearings: Do you need your home or office cleared of bothersome energies? VcToria offers clearings of all homes and offices in Edmonton. If you wish to have a home or office clearing and she is passing through your town she will stop to accommodate you. VcToria uses her Fathers's voice and direction to start the clearings. She then uses her own energy, crystals, and smudging to clear and heal your home. You will also have a personal clearing. For more information or to book an appointment please call her. 780-481-7238.You may also purchase the protective/energy clearance CD that VcToria has always used, on the website store. Remove Negative Energy. Note this is VcToria’s late Fathers original work.
Personal Clearings: VcToria will open up your chakras by activating her Reiki knowledge then ask your guides to be present. She will then smudge and clear you, speaking very clearly about removing energy as she cleanses. You will leave with your chakras balanced and your aura energy vibrating. As a physical body needs a bath or shower so the outer energy needs clearing every so often. The duration of a personal cleanse 10-15 minutes. Only available in conjunction with a reading.