Naked Goddess Guide to Swimming the Universe

April 14, 2017
Naked Goddess Guide to Swimming the Universe
by the High Priestess
With the March equinox comes a rare balance between dark and light, day and night, forbidden and indulgent. As spring arrives new beginnings are illuminated, if not fabricated, and we bid farewell to the past.
Not only is March the month of beginning (Aries) and ending (Pisces) on our cosmic calendar, but our Goddess Venus is also going retrograde! ...

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Action Alert - Sample Letter

May 28, 2018

Deborah Kafoury, Chair 503.988.3308
Sharon Meieran, Commissioner-Dist.1 (Downtown) 503.988.5220
Loretta Smith, Commissioner-Dist. 2 503.988.5219
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