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Just Enough to be Dangerous

I love the expression “I know just enough to be dangerous” because it reflects a total honesty about oneself in the determination to know more about any particular subject. While such honesty invariably reveals a boldly naked look in the astrological mirror of the mind, the person who has attained such a responsibly frank observation

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World Tapestry: From Mumbai 2008 to Las Vegas 2017

Mumbai, India Somewhere in the Sunday night blur of news on the October 1 Las Vegas attack, I heard a reporter make a one-time reference to the 2008 nights of terror in Mumbai. Perhaps the reference didn’t connect with others. For me, it stood out above all the rest even though I don’t even remember

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Saturn Direct: Taking Care of Business!

Since I always work with the UK chart in articles like this one as the first of the three nations–UK, USA, India–on which I focus. As always, my chart for the transit of Saturn stationary direct is placed in Greenwich, UK, where we find the Royal Observatory at the Prime Meridian. I’ve always seen Saturn-ruled

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Neptune, Cloud Walking, and Another Gift from the Cosmos! – Part 2

Part 1 NASA’s K2 Finds Newborn Exoplanet Around Young Star K2-33b, shown in this illustration, is one of the youngest exoplanets detected to date. It makes a complete orbit around its star in about five days. – Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech These two characteristics combined provide exciting new directions for planet-formation theories. K2-33b could have formed

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Neptune, Cloud Walking, and Another Gift from the Cosmos! – Part 1

In the midst of writing this yesterday, I broke from my norm and added more. I’ve written several pieces on Neptune already. No surprise. While some of you may moan and groan at this god of the sea, please ignore any winces and whines that may sound as if I don’t adore dear old Nep! It’s

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The World Tapestry – Throwback to Pakistan’s 2010 Solar Return, Part 2

Part 1 April 30, 2016: Additional thoughts on the chart then–and now. Nicholas Campion in his Book of World Horoscopes, pages 230-232, quotes Salman Rushdie from Step Across the Line (London: Vintage 2003, p. 429). “Citing an uncle who was ASDC to Field Marshall Claude Auchinlech, Rushdie wrote: “‘Midnight 13-14 August 1947: the partition of the

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The World Tapestry – Throwback to Pakistan’s 2010 Solar Return

While this will appear to be somewhat disjointed–and perhaps it is–this article needs a bit of a prelude to explain what happened in the months between the August 2010 Independence Day celebrations for both India and Pakistan and when I finally posted the Pakistan 2010 Solar Return in late February 2011 even though I’d posted

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The Peeling of Life’s Onion – Next Cut

Please take note: this is actually the fourth article in the series on the Peeling of Life’s Onion. The other articles, in order, are On Astrology, Astrologers, Learning–and the Peeling of Life’s Onion, Saturn Goes to Church – the Peeling of Life’s Onion – in Layers and Textures, Part 1, and Saturn Goes to Church –

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