Tag Archives: Sun-Venus conjunction

And Baby Makes FIVE…

Some articles will say a lot in few words. This is one of those fairly rare ones just to send warm congratulations to new parents! Baby girl West–Kim Kardashian and Kanye’s 3rd child–was born on Monday morning. January 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. No reason to guess what time she was born. Thanks to

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Eggnog Riot of 1826

Over the last month, despite several personal challenges–packing, moving, trying to unpack while still doing the normal stuff one needs to do in the midst of chaos, working on the laptop while my desktop was in the shop in a futile effort to save the very dead 3/4 TB hard drive two days before the

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World Tapestry: Another Suicide Attack in Istanbul

In the midst of my working on another article today, the following news has been pouring in from Istanbul where another suicide attack has been set off at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, a massive airport with an international terminal where the bombings have occurred. This is the latest of attacks not only in Turkey but throughout

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Happy Birthday, Clyde Tombaugh’s (No, Not Disney’s) Pluto!

I’m not one to stand all the time on ceremony, so why should I start now? A mere two weeks after Clyde Tombaugh’s 24th birthday, he made an incredible discovery. Of course Mike Brown of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)–a member of the International Council for Science (ICSU)– disagrees that Pluto is worthy of recognition.

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Farewell, Meadowlark Lemon!

When a superstar athlete in a sport I know next to nothing about makes news and I know that athlete’s name, that, to me, is a “big deal.” Unfortunately, this time it’s a sad farewell to Harlem Globetrotters superstar Meadowlark Lemon who died on the 27th of December, just about 12 years after he had

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