In the divinatory art of geomancy, amissio symbolizes fire and water, intent and reflection, loss and giving and love. This website is the little gift of a mystic and geomancer to those who likewise seek a way beyond.


I write quite a bit, mostly accounts of weird things I've experienced, meditations on things I'm thinking about, or summaries of things I've read lately. It's really all just written for myself, but I post it online in the hopes that some of it may be of interest to others, too.


We moderns have access to a wealth of public domain texts on the Internet, but these are often in the form of poor-quality scans, which are not very pleasant to read. I have transcribed a number of these using LaTeX, so that I might print and read them more comfortably.


One of my computer science teachers used to say, "Good programmers always draw their pictures." I suppose that's stuck with me: I prefer to work on paper rather than on screen whenever possible. To facilitate this, I sometimes make little templates that I can print out and work with.


Geomancy is a divinatory art, and is useful as such, though I think it is even more interesting as a sort of calculus or logical system for understanding change. I participate in a study group on Dreamwidth, and have made several tools in order to facilitate discussion there.

All content on is dedicated into the public domain.