Tag Archives: Western

World Tapestry: India – Assam Train Explosion

An explosion in an intercity train coach in the northeastern Indian state of Assam today has left up to 14 people injured, one critically. Reports of how many were injured still appear to be coming in since some news is still indicating only three injured while others are now reporting 11 to 14. While authorities

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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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New York City: Chaos Cloaked in White, June 30, 2017

A major New York City area hospital was the scene of a stunning series of gunshots today in which 5 were wounded and two more including the shooter were dead. Dr. Henry Bello, the shooter, had slipped into the hospital wearing a white lab coat in which he hid a “long gun.” As I’ve written

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Happy (Belated) Birthday, Björn Borg! June 6, 2017

Despite all my efforts on Tuesday–well, I started writing this on your day, dear Björn–it seems there was just so much I could do just to get this out before the day had actually passed. I didn’t make it, but at least you’ll know a fan thought of you and wanted to create this special

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Manchester, We Mourn With You – May 22, 2017

“Music,” it’s said, “soothes the savage beast.” And if some 20000 who attended the nearly packed Manchester Arena last night in the United Kingdom had been able to tell you after the show was over, perhaps all but one of them might have believed that old, misquoted adage. As I write, the toll is at 22

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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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April 7, 2017 – Attack on Europe, Attack on Sweden – Again!

We’re now in the midst of Mercury’s slow movement as we enter the path leading to the Mercury Retrograde in the Eastern (GMT and east of there) hemisphere on the 10th of April. Saturn’s station to Retrograde took place yesterday, the 6th. Over the next two weeks, Venus will return to Direct motion on the

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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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