Tag Archives: Sagittarius

Who Needs the Soaps?

I used to think the drama of a few daily soaps on TV made real life carry a bit less of the “wow!” factor. That’s what got me hooked on two soaps several years ago–and they still catch my attention in particular when I’m home. It doesn’t really matter if a month of soap opera

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It’s A Boy! (A brief, fun news item with a chart)

At 38 minutes of age, April’s youngest calf stood successfully. A few tries to get the hang of it were enough for me to realize I was catching my breath in anticipation his learning to balance on the spindly little legs on which he will make his way in life. Now imagine this: I live

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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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Nurture & Heal: Mars Ingress to Sagittarius & the New Moon

The hours close from the 1st of August 2016 to the second, and we begin the hour-by-hour march from Mars in Scorpio to Mars’ ingress to Sagittarius once again as I begin this article. I usually start my ingress charts with a look to the UK since that’s where the Royal Observatory at Greenwich is

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The World Tapestry: Orlando Massacre – Terror and the World Family, Part 3 of 3

Part 1 Part 2  Out of the depths I called unto you, come Your return shall rekindle the spark in my eyes Neither done nor forsaken the touch of your hand To the sound of your laughter shall glow here again Out of the depths I called unto you, come ‘neath a moon that shines

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The World Tapestry: Orlando Massacre – Terror and the World Family, Part 2 of 3

Repeating the chart from Part 1 in use now as we move into Part 2: I also debated about calling the semisextile between 9th house Saturn and 10th house Pluto an aspect. To be sure, most of the time I’d balk and vehemently resist calling this a semisextile with its 4°22′ orb. But the midpoint of this

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The World Tapestry: Orlando Massacre – Terror and the World Family, Part 1 of 3

June 12: As I start to write what will obviously be another large article and probably a series, the American flag flying over all public buildings including military facilities, naval vessels, the White House, and consulates has been lowered to half-staff in memory of the 50 who died in the wee hours this morning in

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Another Legendary Celebrity Is Gone – Farewell, Prince

Shocking news from Minneapolis today, Prince is dead. He was found early this morning at his Paisley Park home, no cause of death yet but Jason Kamerud, chief sheriff’s deputy for Carver County indicated, “We’re currently conducting a death investigation and there isn’t much I can say.” Music legend Prince dead at 57 at Paisley

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Heartbreak in Kerala: A Tale of Undecaquartisextiles, Part 2

As I prepared to return to the article with this section, I found my thoughts returning to India and what makes it so alive, vibrating through my every pore. Although one friend there wondered whether I might have some Desi blood because of my having experienced no culture shock and just in case you’re wondering

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Far from a Dilettante, He Was a Master of All He Did–Farewell, Umberto Eco

On special request from reader Sara Priebe, my tribute to Umberto Eco… In a 2011 Washington Post review of The Prague Cemetery, Michael Dirda described him as half savant, half bon vivant. And he was every bit the scholar and proliferate author of nearly two dozen nonfiction books and another six highly popular novels.  First on

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