Tag Archives: Saturn

Super Typhoon Hits the Philippines

Four regional signals alerted the Philippines to the arrival of Typhoon “Ompong” (Mangkhut) as it touched down in Luzon, home to the capital, Manila, in North Philippines at Baggao, Cagayan on Saturday morning. Bringing in heavy rains and gusts and winds up to 285 kph (pushing 178 mph), the category 5 typhoon promises to be

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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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Fatal Journey in Himachal Pradesh, India – July 20, 2017

At least 28 are feared dead in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, the result of a private bus falling into a gorge around 9:15 this morning.                                                        

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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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The Man and The Maths: Srinivasa Ramanujan

Last week, quite by accident, I came across a movie I might not have even bothered to watch. But who can resist Dev Patel especially when you haven’t yet seen “Lion,” another flick I’ve been hoping to see soon? Filmed in India and the UK, the scenery alone was marvelous. Patel plays the role divinely all the

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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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The World Tapestry: Reflections on Japan, Hiroshima and Fukushima

                                                                            Dedicated to you, Judy, wherever you are… I woke up on Saturday morning with the intention of

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The World Tapestry: Did the World Just Implode??? Part 3

Part 1 Part 2 Moving on now to the United States chart with the Uranus Station to Retrograde… The Western, third quadrant, above-the-horizon dominance comes into play with the Uranus Rx chart for the United States, pointing to the emphasis on relationships in a very public way. I have no doubt of Jupiter as the chart

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The World Tapestry: Did the World Just Implode??? Part 2

As I move into this new section of the article from part 1, I find it especially telling to see today’s Moon now triggering the Mercury-Mars perfected square set for tomorrow. I won’t analyze the chart but you might enjoy seeing it because it’s clearly partile: Since I’ll only post this one chart for the

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The World Tapestry: Did the World Just Implode??? Part 1

“Life pops up in the weirdest, most unexpected places,” said author James Leo Herlihy. With that in mind, please bear with my writing in what will appear to be a disjointed ramble. There is method to my madness. Some weeks ago, Rob Brezsny posted a cute photo of an iguana with a butterfly on its head.

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