Saturday, June 25, 2011

Beloved Connecticut Muffin

I am a believer in numerology. So many things have opened up for me because I am willing to consider that there are various "channels" we can tune into at any given moment. My first use of this one website - What Your Name Means - was for myself. It was amazingly on point. Not too long ago I looked up Brooklyn USA. Whoa!

My crew spends a lot of time in Connecticut Muffin. The coffeeshop/cafe rests near almost every train - Atlantic Terminal stop, Fulton Ave stop, Dekalb stop, Lafayette Stop - and at least 6 buses stop there too. Brooklyn Academy of Music, LIU's Brooklyn campus, Habana Outpost, Carol's Daughter's first store, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, Fort Greene park, Juniors, and soon the Nets stadium are all a short stroll away. Because Brooklyn Tech is around the corner, the spot is often filled (around 2-4pm) with high school students trying to play cool with their cigarettes on the benches outside and their conversations about new music and classic novels.

When I go, it is to meet with my partner, or engage with a client. In the past year, I find myself peeking in to say hello to our favorite teen and 20-something baristas or to see who we know that's posted up with their laptops, getting it in. To go passed it and not show your face is like passing your grandmother's house on your way home from school and not stopping in to give her a kiss on the cheek and grab a treat on your way out.

I keep saying that I'm going to go in one day and record the folks that come in and out - asking them who they are, what they do, and what brings them to Connecticut Muffin today. Yesterday I asked myself what the numerology for that place is. I find that many deals are made, contracts are signed, and new ideas are constructed and shared in the space. What would the numbers say?...

You entered: Connecticut Muffin
There are 17 letters in your name.
Those 17 letters total to 79
There are 6 vowels and 11 consonants in your name.

Your number is: 7

The characteristics of #7 are: Analysis, understanding, knowledge, awareness, studious, meditating.

The expression or destiny for #7:
Thought, analysis, introspection, and seclusiveness are all characteristics of the expression number 7. The hallmark of the number 7 is a good mind, and especially good at searching out and finding the truth. You are so very capable of analyzing, judging and discriminating, that very little ever escapes your observation and deep understanding. You are the type of person that can really get involved in a search for wisdom or hidden truths, often becoming an authority on whatever it is your are focusing on. This can easily be of a technical or scientific nature, or it may be religious or occult, it matters very little, you pursue knowledge with the same sort of vigor. You can make a very fine teacher, or because of a natural inclination toward the spiritual, you may become deeply emerged in religious affairs or even psychic explorations. You tend to operate on a rather different wavelength, and many of your friends may not really know you very well. The positive aspects of the 7 expression are that you can be a true perfectionist in a very positive sense of the word. You are very logical, and usually employ a quite rational approach to most things you do. You can be so rational at times that you almost seem to lack emotion, and when you are faced with an emotional situation, you may have a bit of a problem coping with it. You have excellent capabilities to study and learn really deep and difficult subjects, and to search for hidden fundamentals. At full maturity you are likely to be a very peaceful and poised individual.

If there is an over supply of the number 7 in your makeup, the negative aspects of the number may be apparent. The chief negative of 7 relates to the limited degree of trust that you may have in people. A tendency to be highly introverted can make you a bit on the self-centered side, certainly very much self-contained . Because of this, you are not very adaptable, and you may tend to be overly critical and intolerant. You really like to work alone, at your own pace and in your own way. You neither show or understand emotions very well.

Your Soul Urge number is: 8

A Soul Urge number of 8 means:
With an 8 soul urge, you have a natural flair for big business and the challenges imposed by the commercial world. Power, status and success are very important to you. You have strong urges to supervise, organize and lead. Material desires are also very pronounced. You have good executive abilities, and with these, confidence, energy and ambition.

Your mind is analytical and judgment sound; you're a good judge of material values and also human character. Self-controlled, you rarely let emotions cloud judgment. You are somewhat of an organizer at heart, and you like to keep those beneath you organized and on a proper track. This is a personality that wants to lead, not follow. You want to be known for your planning ability and solid judgment.

The negative aspects of the 8 soul urge are the often dominating and exacting attitude. You may have a tendency to be very rigid, sometimes stubborn.

Your Inner Dream number is: 8

An Inner Dream number of 8 means:
You dream of success in the business or political world, of power and control of large material endeavors. You crave authority and recognition of executive skills. Your secret self may have very strong desire to become an entrepreneur.

Really?... REALLY?! Of Course. I heart Connecticut Muffin.