THE ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE NOVEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER
CHAT FROM VcToria
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VIP: Please note ALL Christmas trade shows IN LLOYDMINSTER have been cancelled. If you were waiting to book a mini read with me, I am sorry you will have to wait till next year OR ask someone for a gift certificate for Xmas and drive the two hours to my home office 😊
ANOTHER month that has sped by for me. I do have to say that having a comfortable home is wonderful. I am truly getting used to relaxing and being lazy LOL. Lazy in my interpretation. However, I do know that it will be hard to get back to shows and get used to them again. BUT!! If this stupidity keeps up with all these hypochondriacs going for tests and then being told to rest for two weeks and because of this, the numbers are creating the movement to take advantage of controlling you, then we may never have large shows again. We shall see. I for one am just going day by day and living in the now.
The positive of this is shopping is horrendous and I have put that on hold. Most of my purchases as in books, and items that normally I would enjoy going out and shopping for are now bought on Amazon. No temptations. Most people have stopped wanting to mask up, follow arrows and all that is mighty ridiculous to many. Plus, I am only buying what I basically need and the rest I am saving for my trip to Italy once China, my wonderful 17 year old cat, joins her brothers and sisters on the other side.
Although LOL, I have to say I bought myself an early Christmas present. Yes, I did. I bought a lie down sauna. It has not arrived yet so I will talk about it next month but it is on its way and is expected to arrive November 2nd. You wrap yourself in it, lie down, and the body sweats. 😊
I had meant to mention that last month I went to Bulk Barn and bought every dried bean/pea etc. and have stocked up with enough to carry me through winter adding veggies and such to any dishes I create. I am planning to hunker down in January through March and just enjoy having the time to be SUPER DUPER lazy. No lawn to cut, weeds to pick, just a fireplace to relax in front of and books to read and TV to watch AFTER I do all my house chores/business chores and clients 😊
BUT!! I will talk more about that in the first newsletter of 2021.
My month started out well but seemed to be a repeat of the past months. Reads are fine and I have a quota that I ask the Universe for per week and so far, that gets filled bringing a smile and a thank you back to the Universe.
Telus came by and upgraded my bedroom PVR box since I had to call them to get Netflix to actually work properly. Long story, I will not bore you with it but I find Telus gives excellent service. If it cannot be fixed on the phone through tech, they send a service tech the very next day. Also, if was on a Sunday, that is how great their service is.
Recommended on Netflix: Money Heist
More clients, and then a supper downtown with my vegan bud Jackie. We went down to Die Pie on 97 street where they moved to. I am doing a review next month on their restaurant so I will cover that then. But know I enjoy going out on the occasion and then really knowing when I get back home that I LOVE being home LOL. I do not know why, but I can understand that in my youth I was never home. In fact, I needed to know what clubs, events etc. that I would be going to the following week. I NEVER could stay home and now I relish it. I think when you find inner peace you tend to just enjoy the ‘now’ wherever you are.
As I mentioned last month, I was moving my website to another server and it had to be copied over to WIX. My friend, who runs a website building business locally, came over to show me how the back side of the website works. It uses Editor that needs to be understood to some extent. I made us some food and three hours later I had a strong grasp of the back end. Then since Mercury was going retrograde, I said ‘transfer it and the domain and make it live’. That went VERY smoothly and all month I have upgraded a bit, written out instructions as I am learning new tech, PLUS believe it or not FaceBook upgraded, so I took to learning that. If that was not enough Constant Contact, where I hold my emails and send out my monthly newsletter ALSO upgraded the contact area. I then took to clearing out and bring in all my emails to the proper areas. If I wanted to call this month ‘my upgrading tech lessons’ in learning that would suit the title of the month. Luckily, I LOVE tech and unless it's late at night I really enjoy learning all the new tools. My tech brain tends to work well in the day and my relaxing brain likes the night 😊
Oh, by the way if you want/need a new website built OR copied and transferred do email me. I HIGHLY recommend my friend Darlene who owns the website building company and does not rip you off arm and leg. What was quoted to me as a $7000 build for a web store I got done for a third of that. PLUS I had my website copied over to a much more inclusive site.
Then my friend Janice came over for lunch. Now I LOVE to cook so I made a lovely 4 course meal and we gossiped and chatted and laughed and I am going over to her place on November 2nd for supper. She says my supper will be a surprise. But I am bringing vegan sausage rolls as her hubby loves them plus if the vegan donut place is open on a Monday, I will pick some up.
More reads and then a radio show in New York gave me a live interview and lastly my son and I went out again for supper. Again, we went to Watari as he can eat his food and I can get vegan sushi. All you can eat for $30 per person. We went on a Monday night, and I tell you I was super duper happy for them as the place was packed and busy for the entire time we were there. I told my son, ‘man am I glad I reserved’. I do not know if it is because most restaurants are closed down on Mondays, or if Edmontonians just are saying "lets just do normal". I am happy for any business that can survive these ridiculous shut downs and area restrictions.
Lastly my accountant dropped by to pick up the 3 months of GST that I also took time to sit down and do during October. I have to laugh as it is almost tax time again. Gad, the year has flown by. Oh, and since this newsletter will be going out on the 31st at 10 am MST know that today, with the BLUE Full Moon at 8.49 am MST, I was up early doing my ceremony and tonight I have a house party downtown that will complete my month. Then we head into November 😊
Have a GREAT November everyone and as long as the Grande Prairie Xmas show does not have to cancel, I will be there the first week of December 3/4/5th to be exact. I will send out an email but please check if it is still on. I will advise you, and if it cancels, I will send another notification so please check your emails if you live in Grande Prairie.
I hope you enjoy My Opinion’ column this month and if you do please try to send it on to those in power. 😊
Have a truly positive month and know that I will be putting up gift certificates for purchase for Christmas if you are looking for a unique gift that can be done on-line. They will up by December and advertised in the December Newsletter. I will also be creating a unique one for House parties in person and also phone or Skype. 😊
Meditate daily and life arrives, I promise you this.
MY OPINION THIS MONTH
I am appalled that our government cannot think of any other way to run this country right now other than making us bankrupt. Especially with a population of nearly 38 million and under 10,000 deaths.
If they are really serious about getting rid of this ‘rest in bed for two weeks’ and you will be better flu, then why not do a 6 month shut down of the country??
Ok here goes: if you agree please send it to Trudeau or anyone else in power who can implement it.
First rather than BILLIONS more this would cost less. 45 billion. BUT then we could get back to normal. Keep reading for how to get repayments to the debt.
Announce this now so each Canadian citizen and landed immigrant can get ready to hibernate. Each person over 18 years of age will receive ONE MILLION DOLLARS at the end of the first 3 months. Keep this in mind as most folks will not have a hard time staying home for that amount of time knowing their lives will be changed soon.
JANUARY 1st 2021: Close ALL the borders and airports. All the homeless go into nice hotels.
Anyone ‘volunteering’ to stay the first 3 months in the hospitals [as that will be needed] police stations and hotels to take care of the homeless will get double pay. [2 million dollars]
Make a deal with Amazon, as they are in Canada now, that as much as they can use drones to do so for orders of ESSENTIALS only. The rest would be with volunteers who agree to live there for 3 months and use hazmat suits to deliver. ALL volunteers for any type of delivery also get the 2 million as they have to stay where they work.
ANYONE found outside in these first 3 months without a purpose will have their million forfeited and then will be taken gently to a hotel and kept there till the 3 months is up.
THE 3 MONTHS ENDS: BUT the airports do not open. All borders stayed closed but folks receive their money and Canada opens. Now the elderly would retire if they were working. A lot would offer to volunteer. The young, during this 3 month period would be encouraged to read up on financial planning and many financial planners would profit once the first 3 months was over. For youth they would be able to buy a home [ creating real estate, construction, and anything connected to this area] Schools would benefit as many now would go to University. Those who wanted to create their own businesses would be able to. With education, the future would be bright for many.
How to pay this back? Since every person would be receiving a million then allow the government for the next FIVE years to stop all payments on pension, GIC, AISH, baby bonuses, and any other government handouts. They would not be needed and this would almost save the 45 billion this would cost in the first 3-4 years.
NOW the last 3 months, where no one is allowed to travel but all can be outside starting the new lives with their million. The economy would soar and the mental state of almost 100% of people would be wonderful as the security of life is now theirs.
At the end of the next 3 months, we open the borders, allow travel, and if Covid returns then either during the downtime a vaccine was found then great for those who wish to take it OR we need to learn to live with it as obviously lockdowns would never be the answer. That 6 months would be proof enough.
THE HOMELESS: No, we cannot just hand them one million but it will be in trust. They get to stay in the hotels for 6 months and during the opening 3 months, housing is built for them. [Here in Edmonton we have 2000 homeless] Therefore construction needs to be built for them in that 3 month time.
Now many will not return to their jobs and this is where the homeless are offered work. Many will accept and be trained and enter into a world of love and peace. This comes with the knowledge that if they wish to create this type of life their one million in the trust is given to them in two years' time when they are clean of drugs and alcohol and part of the function of positivity that most will be enjoying.
Yes, I know there will be a few failures but not a lot. In some families, five or more live in the same home. There will be family businesses, a lot of people will send money back home to their families in other countries helping that economy and so much more.
Food? If this was announced two months prior and trucks of food were brought in and each household was shopping by the alphabet [ week one family names A-C shop] and NOT being greedy, we could stock up for the 3 months with dried beans, etc. Keeping mind that Amazon would be the backup system.
Dogs: All dogs that live in apartments are allowed to be walked around the block as many times as deemed necessary BUT you must wear a hazmat suit. [Rember you will be getting that money at the end]. Now you can tell the dog he/she will be getting a yard later as most who live in apartments will purchase a home at the end of the 3 months.
All are allowed into back yards but nowhere else.
I am sure that more would add to this but I am NOT averse to this type of shut down that instead of TONS more of BILLIONS will only cost a fraction of that. Saves the economy, saves the mental health of many, and makes us a wealthy country as now we would have taxes paid from newly built or bought homes, new businesses’, travel and so much more. It would be a win-win for the country and for the GREAT citizens and landed immigrants of Canada who deserve this.
AGAIN, I add with stopping all federal and provincial handouts: Welfare, child tax credits, CPP. GIC Pension etc. within 3-4 years that 45 billion would be paid back. This is costing billions with measly handouts per month that most make in a week. This solution would work, trust me. Also, it could be handed out as tax-free under the lottery laws OR create a capital gains system that many could decide how much they would want to use up when they filed taxes.
China: My last baby. Very healthy and on October 7th she turned 17 years of age. She loves being the only cat.
Now the food: Only tinned food was needed this month at $92.36. I did stock up for the whole of November. Dry food was not needed. Raw food was not needed. Kitty litter was needed and came to $28.33 and treats came to $6.30.
The total monthly cost was $126.99 and that appears to be more or less the cost per month to feed and keep litter boxes clean for ONE cat. :)
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 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.
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NOVEMBER 2020 ASTROLOGY PLANETARY INFORMATION
NINTH HOUSE OF YOUR NATAL CHART
I have removed the link to the planets and void of course. If you wish to know the daily movements I post them on FaceBook under my business name The Alternative Universe.
There are 12 houses in the 360-degree circle of your birth chart.
Basically, put this is the house of higher knowledge. The philosophy of ‘who are we’ sits here as an exploration. Often called the spiritual house.
As the transits move through our ninth house we tend to feel more of an inner shift. A need to explore or question why we are here and what is the purpose.
Those born with the planets Jupiter or Mercury or both in the natal charts often are the spiritual teachers, as they have questioned and absorbed all of the philosophical answers to life from the time they could think and explore these energies that offer answers.
The ninth house is fun to work with if you open your minds to ALL possibilities. Just because you cannot see it does not mean it is not here. 😊
I do not have any natal planets in my ninth house so I have entertained very interesting times when planets have transitioned through my 9th house opening up all kinds of aspects of the spiritual and the unknown. I also come from a family of astrologers and psychics so this always helps when you open your eyes to ALL probabilities.
Use the ninth house activation for the principles of life that are of importance. That would be the inner core, not the material. Remember ‘you cannot take it with you’. 😊
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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.
Mushroom, Veggie, and Cheese Puff Pastry Wrap
1 pack of puff pastry [President Choices is 100% vegan]
500 grams of mushrooms
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup of frozen corn
I cup vegan cheese. [I use Daiya cheddar]
· You can add any frozen veggies if you like. Sometimes I add lima beans or whatever is in my freezer.
Defrost the pastry. Take a pan and add some vegan butter OR olive oil and fry up the mushrooms. Here is where I add the spices. I add dried chives, Himalayan sea salt, white pepper, garlic powder, and onion salt to taste. Taste a mushroom and see if it is tasty enough. Once the mushrooms have shriveled up and are cooked add the peas and corn to the mixture. Stir a wee bit and then take the pan off the stove.
Now roll out the pastry. Add the mixture to the pastry and top with the cheese. You should have enough for both rolls of pastry. Now carefully roll it up so it resembles the picture above. if you want the pastry to have a shiny look take a brush and brush the top with any plant based mlk.
Bake in the oven at 400F for about 40 minutes BUT check on it at 30 minutes. If it is already brown on top cover with foil for the last 10 minutes. We need the pastry to be cooked all the way through.
These do freeze will although I find they are not as tasty as when they are first prepared.
Next Month: Cream of Mushroom soup.
THE VEGAN RESTAURANT MONTHLY REVIEW
Blue Plate Diner
12323 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
These reviews are for Edmonton, Alberta Canada, and surrounding areas.
I think this will be my first bad review of all the restaurants in Edmonton Alberta. First, this place used to be on 104th ave just off of Jasper. I have frequented it many times over the years with friends and had always had a VERY enjoyable experience. It was friendly, bustling and the tables were funky and comfortable. It used to be a real joy to visit. Not any more.
About a year ago it moved over to this new place that has a history of restaurants not surviving, I doubt if this one will either. At least not with the issues just getting inside to eat. My neighbor and I arrived and sadly it was too windy and cold to sit outside on the sidewalk that had been created into a patio.
The person at the door, who also turned out to be our server then informed us that masks were mandatory. The restaurant was TOTALLY empty. Not one customer or another person was there except this VERY masked up woman. Either she owns the place or really is trying to turn customers away so she does not have to work very hard. Either way, it was hell getting in. I showed my ‘exception card’ and she said ‘we do not accept that’. Well by law says you must. And if people are following the by-laws then restaurants need to as well. This is the first restaurant of many who have not welcomed their clients. I still refused to wear a mask even when she offered one of the many that sat in the OPEN AIR in the corner. Picking up the germs that, LOL, fly around and kill everyone.
I informed her I was willing to place my scarf around my mouth for the FIVE SECONDS that I would be walking through a completely empty restaurant to get to my table that I then would be able to uncover my face. She accepted that and then informed us we had to hand sanitize as well before getting in the door. HOLY HECK!!! I informed I had my own [which I created out of essential oils] and she said OK. I pulled it from my purse squirted it into my hands and we then were led to our table.
Oh, and by the way when I informed that by law was going to be reported to, as you cannot turn down exception cards, she simply said “OK”. I did make the report and for those of you who do not know, 311 in Edmonton wishes to know who refuses service with these cards. By law will then go and educate them.
Onto the food. We ordered onion cakes and spring rolls for the first course. I have to say that the onion cakes were to die for. Now the woman who is still serving us was very pleasant with delivering our food etc. I have no complaints there. In fact, I asked her if she got the onion cakes at the same place as The Earth General Store. She said she did not know but thought so. I thought so as well because when EGS had their little store downtown it was opposite this restaurant on 104 ave at the time. I have since then gotten 12 packs of onion cakes from EGS.😊I gave the onion cakes 10/10. The spring rolls were quite good. I gave them 8/10.
Sadly, the main courses were not good at all. The menu used to have a ton of vegan stuff and like many restaurants, the menu has been cut down by 50% and the vegan options basically to almost nil. I had the lentil and nut loaf with mashed potatoes. Zucchini and onions with gravy. I found it very dry and too spicy for my liking. It was the only meal-type vegan option and my neighbor went with the veggie burger with sweet potato fries. Her comment was “Ok but very dry” and she did not finish it at all. I gave 3/10 for both dishes.
For dessert, we had the vegan chocolate mousse the only dessert option. I am not a big fan of just tasting coconut and I did not eat it at all. My neighbor liked it and ate mine. The server asked why I did not like it and I said it was too thick, but mainly there was too much coconut flavor. I suggested to her to use refined coconut oil [as that has no taste] OR avocado as that makes a very shiny and YUMMY chocolate mousse. After all, it was not advertised in the menu as a chocolate coconut mousse 😊 I gave it 1/10.
Would I return to this restaurant t? No, I would not. Had the food been great I would have thought about it after this crazy ‘mask your face till you get to the table’ but then you can do whatever you like is over LOL, but the food will not draw me back along with the service combined at the door.
Next Month: Next month I will be covering The Die Pie who closed on Jasper and moved the Le Peche etc on 97th street. Please note that this will be the last food column. I will be replacing it with another subject matter.
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