THE ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE JULY 2020 NEWSLETTER
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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
$40 is a 10-15 minute phone read and MUST be e-transferred to Make sure you add your e-mail to the ‘message’ part or better still e-mail right after you sent the payment I can then contact you and set a time.
PREFER PayPal? These are $45 as PayPal charges me a fee. 10-15 minutes via phone. Link SHOW SPECIAL MINI PSYCHIC READ
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
You know every year I post that I have one VERY big social month. Well this year it was definitely June. First, my grandson came over and we took our usual walk. Down the block, along the walking path, into the forest, up the steep hill, back to the walking path and home. Then he stayed for a few hours while he sat in my massage chair and we chatted till he went home.
Then I had 4 straight days of read and when I do that I tend to rest and relax. A few days off and then I prepared a lovely vegan gluten-free meal as my friend Jackie was coming over for lunch. GREAT sunny day as we sat on the back patio and chatted about life in general. Her remark about my patio? “If had this patio I would live out here“ to which I replied “I do” as I pointed out my reflexology machine under the table, computer etc.
The following day my son took me out for the belated Mother’s Day supper. We went down to Watari on 124th street where they have regular food for him and a lovely vegan menu for me. Along with my plum wine, vegan sushi and chitter chatter with my son I felt loved and wonderful.
The very next day I had my belated Mother’s Day massage that my son had given me back in May when all restaurants and massage therapists were not able to work. BUT FIRST LOL I had found a hairdresser who worked from home and was not going to be one of these ‘you have to wear a mask’ people. Headed there and had a great wash, head massage and cut. Then drove over to the massage lady who I had made sure would also not make me wear a mask. How the heck you can enjoy anything like that with your breathe depleted is beyond my needing or wanting to find out. She did though wear rubber gloves and I cannot say I would be fond of all massage therapists wearing them. Luckily my own person will not wear them if I ask.
Then the following day I took my grandson out for his 21st birthday dinner. Off we went to the Cactus. Let’s just say determining where you eat will all be different as you will see as my month progresses :)We were met by two people at the door who informed us that a] they do not take cash b] we were to leave by the exit door on the patio, not the front door c] we were not to take longer than two hours to eat and d] to look on our phones on their website to obtain the menu. I KID YOU NOT.
Anyway, all went well, the food was great but sadly they had removed the plant-based brownie with coconut cream that I had LOVED every time one of my g’kids requested coming here. The Bellini’s are amazing though and I had two. Plus my food. Gave my g’son some cash for his b’day as once my g’kids reached their teens all they ever asked for was cash.
The next couple of days was dedicated to clients in the form of in-person, Skype and phone. Then my neighbor came over for lunch. My meal went over so well with Jackie that I made it again LOL. Sadly it was raining that day so we ate inside and once again my neighbor LOVED my food.
Yes, so far it’s all about eating huh? Well, the very next day my g’daughter took me out for lunch but she had been working since 7 am and by 4 pm she was tired so we just stop at the poutine place that serves vegan poutine and ate there. I do have to say though that the west end one is very different from the south side one. The south side wins by a country mile.
Following that, the very next day, I picked up Jackie again, and off we went to Whyte Avenue, but for supper. Kind of a celebration for her receiving her USA papers that gets her one step closer to getting there.
What a huge difference in restaurants on Whyte. I am NOT complaining. It was back to the normal that I loved and like. However, before I go into that, I have mentioned this before. Wherever I go I run into my granddaughter. Always the same one. Kirsten. If I am driving she shows up behind me, on the other side of the road, at a red light etc. etc. Back to my story. We park on 80th avenue and walk over to 82nd [Whyte] and walk into the restaurant, that to my delight, is not too busy and we get the patio table that ironically last time we were there was the same one. I then receive a text and look down and lo and behold it is my g’daughter saying “what are you doing on Whyte”. I laugh so hard and say to Jackie “can you believe this:? Obviously she has parked close to me and is in the vicinity. I reply back jokingly “I am being paid to spy on you”. Seriously though I ask where she is going and she replies Chiantis. Well, we are less than a block from there. After dinner, where paying with cash was no issue, we were able to go out the exact same door that now had a line up going up the stairs. No concern on my part as everyone else around me seemed to be the same. I LOVE that. It is simple to me. Stay home if you are worried.
Our intention at this time was to cross the street and get some vegan ice cream and I think 50% off Whyte ave patrons had the same desire as the lineup for ice cream was LONG. Jackie knows me well enough that I do not line up. I suggested that we walk over to Chiantis where I planned to bug my g’daughter by stating to all that she was only 17 as a joke. [She is 22 and has every right to drink] BUT she was not there. Off we went and took a side street heading for the van, and lo and behold who is walking up the side street? YUP Kirsten and her boyfriend. Not only that she is eating VEGAN ice cream. Where we asked did that come from? “1910” she replied. After laughing at the once again meeting in strange places, Jackie and I headed to 1910 and sat on the patio watching the crowds walk by while we ate apple and raspberry vegan gluten-free pie covered in pineapple vegan ice cream. The weather was awesome and people were out feeding the economy that in my eyes should never have shut down in the first place.
The following day I had no reads booked and originally Jackie and I were going to try out the new food truck that is now up and running selling gluten-free plant-based food. Based on FB notifications I knew they were going to be at this small trade show in Stony Plain and decided to take myself there. Jackie was busy with an online course and I have no issues with taking myself out :) Off I went.
NOW!! If future trade shows are going to anything like this one I will drop out as a vendor. I also have to add that I cannot see trade shows even being successful if they have all of the rules and regulations that this one had in place. First, the ENTRANCE had a young lady standing outside. Giving hand sanitizing to everyone. I refused it and told her I had my own. She did not make a fuss about that. [I did make my own with essential oils and carry it in my purse] Next she informed me to follow the ‘arrows’ and NOT to touch anything on the tables PLUS use the other side to exit. NOT touch anything ?????? At trade shows and festivals, this is how people make their money. We LOVE to touch and best of all get samples of food etc. This is the reason I think festivals and shows may not be the most popular thing anymore. We shall see.
I headed to the food truck that was clearly quite popular but also the only truck there. My review is below under Vegan Review.
Then I had almost all of the week off. My shower door was fixed by a wonderful company that sent two men out. These poor men showed up at my door all masked up. I politely told them that ‘if they wish to wear with masks I had no issues, but if not, and they would feel more comfortable the masks were not at all necessary’. BOTH whipped those masks off so quickly and said to me “Thank You so much, you have no idea how hard it is to work with them on”. The service I got from them was amazing. Not only did they caulk the shower for me when that was not in my bill, they took the time to show me the replacements pins and explain what they had done. I highly doubt I would have had the extras done if they had been unable to breathe properly and hating their work.
Now you may be thinking WHAT?? Here is my answer. In Quebec they called in the army for the old age homes. EVERY army personal BEFORE they entered the homes were masked. Still, 57 caught this flu. Yup 57 or so they say. By the way, ALL of them recuperated because most army personal are in good health. BUT????????? What does that say about masks? They do not work. Just another ploy to keep you scared and the body weak.
Lastly, as I was just putting my chocolate chip muffins into the oven I got a text from my neighbor asking me if I wanted any lettuce from her garden. I replied, “‘sure, and do you want any straight from the oven chocolate chip muffins”. A resounding YES was the reply. She came over and we chatted on the patio till the muffins came out. During this chat, we talked about the outbreak at her hospital that she works at. I asked her if she had to be tested and she rolled her eyes backward and said “yes, it appears now I will be tested once a week”. What was the result I asked “negative of course” she replied.” I wear masks and gloves and of course it will be negative”. I burst out laughing and said, “WOW and here I am refusing to wear masks, do not wear gloves, go out all the time and hang out with you a lot”. Then I added “so you will be my tester” LOL. As long as she tests negative I will be too. The proof is in the pudding as they say. Both of us live different lives yet both of us not sick. You think about it :) I wonder if it because I am vegan and have always made my health a priority.
Then my month ended with a wonderful read and it was time to sit down and complete this newsletter so it goes out on time. :)
I do not have a lot to say this month as the world still goes under this fear-mongering and obviously it did not work with phase one so phase two has been trumped up. All I will post here is the option of choosing to read this article. The person who wrote this spent hours, maybe days, researching and has made this a VERY easy read by placing great points, then links etc, etc. I will only ask that you choose to read it and then decide for yourself. Other than that I will have another opinion I am sure LOL for the August newsletter next month.
Here is the link:
THIS IS MY OPINION AND YOU CAN CHOOSE TO AGREE OR DISAGREE
Positive Thoughts to You All Always. VcToria.
China: My last baby. Very healthy at 16 years of age and loves being the only cat.
Now the food: Raw food: $58.00. Tinned food came to $84.07 Dry food came to $67.18. Kitty litter was not needed as she does use the bathroom outside most of the time.
The total monthly cost was $209.25. For me, another cheap month.
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 Opinion This Month
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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Home Office Appointments: Please look at my website for prices and the package of your choice before you call. Please note I do NOT do the mini reads at home that I do at the shows around town. Or out of town.
JULY 2020 ASTROLOGY PLANETARY INFORMATION
FIFTH HOUSE OF YOUR NATAL CHART
There are 12 houses in the 360 degree circle of your birth chart.
The 5th house represents joy and happiness.It also represents creativity and for some children.
Why do I say 'for some'? children can be a joy to some and not to others.
If you have an empty natal 5th house you tend to be very lucky and have some what of a gypsy spirit. interestingly enough I have an empty 5th house in my natal chart. All my life I have been very lucky with money and have followed my heart not foundation. I have always seen life on this planet as temporary and have never been attached to material.
NOW!! I enjoy material but have let go of it many many times to follow my gypsy spirit.
Now maybe many will understand the 5th house. If you have planets residing there at birth then these planets and their energies will activate the areas of 'joy' for you.
if you have an empty house then as the planets wander through in transits the energies will activate what you can receive as the offering.
If you cannot read your chart I do offer astrology reads.
Next Month: 6th 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.
Indian Curry with Cauliflower and Lentils
Not only is this type of food delicious it is EXTREMELY cheap to make. I do recommend you stocking up on dry beans and such as winter may bring extreme food shortages. This type of food fares well.
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 thinly sliced/chopped onion
1 large clove of garlic or more if you prefer more.
2 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 cup red lentils
1 and 1/2 cups of veggie or mushroom stock [I prefer mushroom stock]
1 head of cauliflower
2 large carrots chopped
1 can of coconut milk [14 oz]
1 cup frozen or fresh peas
1 tablespoon lemon juice.
In a large pot put the olive oil and onions on a low heat and fry till soft. About 10 minutes. Add all your spices. and stir for about 2 minutes. Then add the lentils, the stock and stir. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
Next add the cauliflower, carrots and coconut milk. Stir. Bring back to a gentle simmer and cook till tender. About 10 minutes. Stir in the peas and cook another 3-4 minutes.
Add the lemon juice. Stir. Serve over rice.
If you wish to take soy curls and leave them in a bowl of soy liquid or any other seasonings overnight, you can add them to the cooked mixture in lieu of rice so you have a wonderful 'vegan' chicken dinner.
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
GUILT FREE EATS FOOD TRUCK
On Saturday as I mentioned in ‘chat’ I went up to Stony Plain to eat at this new food truck. A plant based, gluten free one at that. New in the business and this was their first outing to serve the public.
Not a huge menu but enough to choose from. I ordered a small tomato soup. Now normally I am not a fan of tomato soup but since it was the only available soup I chose it. Boy I was surprised. Absolutely delicious. I gave it a 10/10. Next I had ordered a kale salad and to my absolute delight it resembled a Waldorf salad. Apples, walnuts, kale and more with a wonderful light dressing. Be sure to order this when you see the truck around town. Another 10/10 for sure.
Next was the chili. I was quite disappointed in it. I felt it needed some salt. I took it home hoping that the flavors would heighten overnight but they did not. I landed up adding it to one of my Indian recipes that I make for myself. I gave it a 6/10.
Now list on my list of tasting was the strawberry smoothie. I gave it a 2/10 and that in my mind was high. I have no idea what they make it out of, but there is no taste of strawberries at all. It almost seems like oats are the thickness and the taste was so bland. I would not order this again unless they change the recipe. A big disappointment and once again I brought it home and hoped the blend would taste differently if I let it sit. It was not to be. I actually threw it in the garbage as I could not stomach it.
I do hope this truck sits at some of the festivals I intend to be in again next year. I definitely will be ordering more from you. Thank You for creating healthy food.
Next Month: Barring any closing of the restaurants again, my neighbor has agreed to accompany me for my reviews. I will be reviewing An Chay on Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. If things change I will either go alone or update you next month.
Phone Readings: VcToria offers phone reads by appointment. She books seven days a week from 1pm till Midnight. VcToria prefers to see her clients in person, but if you do not reside in Edmonton and are not in any of the towns she travels to, please do call for a phone read. Click Here Phone or Skype Reads
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.
Readings: VcToria offers five packages of readings. You may choose from a variety of Tarot Cards/Numerology/Palmistry/Mind, Body and Soul/Astrology Charts and the latest read The Third Eye. To view her packages please click on this link Prices of Psychic Reads
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.