When I was a child, my mom helped me write a letter to the Easter Bunny. I wanted to know what it looked like where he lived and how he was able to color so many eggs for so many children. He replied telling me about his farm and his helpers. He included drawings and signed it… Continue reading Childhood Easter…
Originally debuted to my Patreon audience on March 6, the 10 of Pentacles makes its first appearance here on OctopusHeart.com. To see new cards when they are first debuted anywhere, join me on Patreon! (For members of my Patreon Spectral Parade, you may see the newest card the 10 of Wands which was debuted this week! Ten of Pentacles Revealed (an… Continue reading NEW CARD! 10 of Pentacles – Tarot Symbolism
Originally written on February 16, 2016… ****************************************** Dear Patrick Valenza, This is my public Love Letter to the Deviant Moon Tarot Book that appeared in the Morbidly Adorable Mailbox yesterday. My Furiously Creative Friend, you are a Madman, a Graveyard Dancer, and the Artist who stole my heart when I met you with Paula of… Continue reading Love Letter to Deviant Moon Tarot
This #StPatricksDay have a bony, blessed day! #morbidlyadorable
#HappyHoli 2017! As I mentioned yesterday, Holi is a Hindu Spring Festival in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love”. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil as well as the arrival of spring. It is a time to play and laugh, forget and forgive,… Continue reading Happy Holi 2017!
Happy Holi Eve, or Holika! Holi celebrations start on the eve of Holi, known as Holika, with an evening of bonfires. Communities gather to perform religious rituals in front of the bonfire and give offerings. They pray that their internal evil should be destroyed as the bonfire starts. If you want to see my travel… Continue reading Happy Holika!
Cows are sacred in the Hindu religion. Seeing them on the streets in India, I was reminded of Nandi the Bull, the vehicle of Lord Siva. Nandi is the bearer of truth and righteousness. It means happy, joy, and satisfaction in Sanskrit.
It’s not quite Holi yet, but these little Minions are getting ready for the Festival of Colors! They’re stocking up on Holi powder so they’ll be ready when it’s time to throw the Colors! Bonus content may be found on Patreon. Join to get exclusive behind-the-scenes material and unlock Patron-Only Posts: https://www.patreon.com/morbidlyadorable
In India, they pulled beautifully painted trailers behind their trucks & tractors. Of course, the Grim Reaper hopped on to make it a little more Morbidly Adorable! 3 new posts on Patreon today! See bonus content for the “Eerie in India” paintings, the newest tarot painting 10 of Pentacles, and a sneak peek into the… Continue reading Death on a Festive Tractor & Trailer
If you are a fan of the animated sitcom Bob’s Burgers, then you will understand my Indian Tribute Restaurant in #morbidlyadorable style called Charan’s Curries! For the story behind the inspiration: https://www.patreon.com/posts/8367282