Oct 31, 2018 – Samhain Observance

To all of our friends, weather prevented our All Hallows Circle over the weekend but we will have a brief observation to honor the dead on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at 3:00 pm at Magika-Chapel of Archangel Michael.

This will be a non-denominational observation. Attendees will be welcome to write the names of beloved family and friends who have passed on upon a piece of paper, and those papers will be burned in the cauldron and sent aloft to the heavens as we remember them and wish them peace.

We will not be hosting any readings on Oct 31 as this day will be set aside to honor those who have passed. At the conclusion of the service we will close (early).

We will return to our regular schedule on Nov 1, 2018

Michaelmas Circle Sept 30

Michaelmas Circle
Sunday September 30, 2018 – 3:00 PM
Join us at the Magika Shop for an observation fo Michaelmas day when we will have a Circle in celebration of one of the most-ancient personas in the Spiritual pantheon. Recognized by many faiths as the Angel that overcomes the Adversary, the angel is mentioned in numerous Holy Books and is known by other names in the ancient writings.

The Circle will take place at the Magika Shop, 107 Federal St, Salem, Ma. 01970. Please note that there is no parking available at the shop so we recommend parking elsewhere and walking in. Public transit is also nearby. This is sn outdoor event and will be subject to weather. Please dress and plan accordingly.

Podcast March 25

Lori Bruno – In Person, Live Podcast recording session with Crawlspace
@ Rockwell Theater, Somerville, MA, Sunday March 25, 6 pm

I will be participating in a live podcast recording session at the Rockwell Theater in Somerville, MA on Sunday, March 25, 2018. I hope some of you can attend and be in the audience for this event. Q&A will be available.
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Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna, of the popular podcasts: Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace and Empty Frames, invite guests to join them as they explore all things unknown, unsolved and mysterious. Their very special guest will the Hereditary High Priestess & renowned psychic, LORI BRUNO, who will join them for what is sure to be an evening of fascinating and thought-provoking discussions.  Q&A session until The Rockwell tells us we have to go.

Doors will open at The Rockwell Theater in Davis Sq. Somerville MA on
Sunday, March 25th at 6:00 pm.

Looking forward to seeing you all soon!

For on-line purchase of tickets go to:  https://crawlspacelive.brownpapertickets.com/

$15.00/pp   ($16.52 w/on-line service fee)
Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

More info at:

The Rockwell Theater
255 Elm Street
Somerville, MA. 02144

Click for Google Map

Davis Sq – Rockwell Theater

The Rockwell Theater is accessible by public transit. Take the MBTA Red Line to Davis Sq. Station. Exit to the street and turn left and walk a short distance to cross Highland Ave and continue to Elm Street. Turn left again on Elm St and proceed to the Rockwell. Total distance is about 500 ft.

More about the theater (and PDF parking map) here:

 (The podcast will be recorded and last about 1+ hour or so.  After it is prepared it will be available for streaming and download to listen-to afterward.  Bookmark this post for updates and links when they become available.  There may be some video as well!  The process may take a few days to 2 weeks.)

Dec 7 – Then and Now

Hello to my friends, supporters, and fellow business owners. Today we need to talk about December 7, “…a day that will live in infamy.”  It was on December 7 that we were attacked by the Empire of Japan and the day that our nation was plunged into a world war. That day needs to always be remembered, and we remember and pray-for those who were lost.

December 7 is also a day to remember because it was a day when a generous and wonderful business in Salem, MA. lost its bid to remain as a cherished contributor to our city. It was on December 7 that a court order was issued that closed the Victoria Station Restaurant just across the street from our former location. The company that mismanages Pickering Wharf closed the building just days before a major children’s charity was to have taken place. Could such an order have been delayed? Of course, but to paraphrase an item from the Salem Evening News, all was legal, and the likes of what one might expect from Ebenezer Scrooge.

Mr. Basanti, owner of Victoria Station was very kind to us. Just a few months after I opened my shop, a frozen pipe burst on February 14, 2013, the ceiling fell in, and the place flooded. When a premature end to my efforts was at hand, Victoria Station generously allowed me to use their small function room to continue my readings while repairs were made on MY INSURANCE, and not at the expense of the property management company. When I offered to pay Victoria Station for the use of their space, they refused, asserting that as a fellow business, we all had to stick together. We certainly agreed. Victoria Station also provided us with space for our own charity fundraisers for the St Jude Hospital for Children, and as class space for my students.

Indeed, before we moved from Pickering Wharf we suffered rain water leaks for months that damaged the interior again. While it was repaired MONTHS LATER the decision to move was already in motion.

The court order’s timing that locked the building is horrific. A major children’s charity would loose out, and so many wonderful and generous employees would be out of work, just days before the holiday season. Many business people in Salem have commented to me that this is a well-established fact of how business is conducted there. Based on our own experience and that of our former abutting neighbors, we have to whole-heartedly agree.

Thankfully the Hawthorne Hotel has generously offered to fill-in for the Salem Children’s Charity. In that vein, we will also do the same and will have a charity donation box set up when we host Santa Claus at our shop at 107 Federal St, on Sunday, Dec 17 from 12 pm to 6 pm. We will see to it that clothing and other items make its way to those in need. I have also donated 20-card readings from the shop to be auctioned off for this good cause.

The City of Salem is at a transition point. As business owners we all benefit from each other, and our clientele benefit from good business practices which needs to include good property owners. There is no good to be had from a carpet-bagger mentality that could ruin local business. We hope and pray that Mr. Basanti can recover from this situation and Victoria Station can resume again, if not in the current location, someplace nearby. We will all benefit from his business acumen and generosity.

Blessings to you all.

Santa Will Visit Dec 17

Hello my friends. As a way to say thank you to our new neighborhood for welcoming us, we have arranged to have Santa Claus visit. Santa will be on hand Sunday, Dec 17, from 12 noon to 6 pm. Bring a camera and take some memorable photos. Avoid the crush at the malls. Please remember parking is limited here so you may want to park at a city lot and walk over.  See our directions link for parking options nearby.

All That Glitters

A friend of mine has recently published a book entitled, “All That Glitters.” It is a period piece that you may find an enjoyable read on a cold winter night, or for that matter, at any time.

This Georgian era romance set in 18th Century England is seen through three generations of women who touch the nobility of England. Jenny is destroyed by her affair with a high nobleman with royal antecedents. Dying in childbirth, her daughter, Nancy, lives a life of hardship as an unacknowledged bastard. Before she dies, she tells her daughter, Annalee Curtis of her noble/royal heritage. Now, it’s the beautiful Annalee Curtis’s time with a handsome young nobleman, but proving her worth, using all of her charms, even witchcraft, she seduces her lover into a secret marriage. However, it is a union of two different clashing worlds. Can she succeed and regain her noble and royal title? This is a real bodice-ripper, rags- to-riches tale of a pure heart and impure morals and a good description of class-divided 18th Century England.

The author, F. Tropea, has a Lit. Major as well as a Psychology and History minor, and a Harvard graduate. Employed in the allied legal world, he sees a lot of crime, evil, and heartbreak, giving an insight to the darker side of human nature. He has also a poet with published titles as well as other past, and soon-to-be-published books.

CLICK HERE  or the book cover for more info at Amazon.Com



Healthy Hounds-PT Help Wanted

Our good friends at Healthy Hounds Doggie Daycare have a part time, long term position available 3-4 days/week. They are located in the downtown Salem, MA area.

Time is somewhat flexible for 12-20 hours a week during the hours of 11:30 am to 6:30 pm (approx). They are seeking an active person to help with all aspects of keeping their well loved dogs safe, happy and healthy. This includes walking, playing, loving, supervising, ideally transporting dogs and cleaning the facility.

All candidates must love the outdoors and be able to pass a background check, be reliable, responsive, able to master commands for the dogs, and able to multi task. Ideal candidates have their own vehicle which can be used if needed, plus knowledge of dog behavior.

For more information, please contact Rachel via phone or e-mail only at:

617-821-6941    (cell)
info@healthyhoundsdoggiedaycare.com   (E-Mail)

Serious inquiries only, please.

Please do not visit without an appointment as their time is dedicated to our animal friends.

Growavy Energy Art

My Friends, we are pleased to bring to your attention a new line of fabulous jewelry.

I have met the artist and these are all handcrafted of the highest quality. Here are a few offerings, and a link back to Growavy ™ Energy Art.

Growavy ™ Handcrafted Energy Art by Master Artisan, Fortune.


We hope to be carrying this line in our shop soon. In the meantime you can connect with Growavy ™, at this link.