When you meet the muse, look her square in the eyes and dictate what she tells you.
She comes to me through wilderness, long conversations about art and life with dear friends, exploration in all things, curating content from the world, repurposing scraps and “waste,” the road road, the Beats, the dreamworld, color palettes, fashion, Russian writers, music music music, discovery walks, the sun at high altitudes, astrology, vintage, metaphysics, rocks, handwritten letters, mind mapping, film, motels, a wide variety of pens and markers at my disposal, lowbrow/highbrow aesthetic clash and juxtaposition, connecting with new people, meditation, dance.
I’m a writer, astrologer, and folk herbalist living in the high desert of Northern New Mexico, though I spent most of my life on the East Coast—Pittsburgh to Western Maryland to Asheville to West Virginia. I combine my interests in art, design, writing, the healing arts, and metaphysics to create zines and songs and all things medicinal on all levels. This world needs a whole lot of healing, a whole lot of love.
Lauren LaRocca spent most of her life in Appalachia, stopped in Baltimore for a short time, lived nomadically for a while, and recently landed in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Read more . . .
What people are saying about our monthly
Astro Forecast + astrology readings
“Her wisdom is invaluable.”
“This could be so helpful to many, whatever their strength or struggle might be. It filled me with hope … and guidance.”
“It’s kind of alarming how spot on the latest horoscope email was. Everyone. Everything.”
“My response to this is … wow. I want to ‘sit at the feet of a master’ and hear these truths you have tapped into. I have been playing it over in my head throughout this day and marvel how the heavens and heavenly bodies can be so precise. Truly remarkable. It makes me wonder why everyone and especially every mother should have their children’s charts so they can better raise and guide them.”
“So insightful and applicable.”
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