This week in Springfield Mass – July 30 – August 6th 2017


This week's spot is Springfield, Massachusetts, home of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of  Fame, my dear Uncle Paul,  and the Northeastern Poultry Congress among other things.  Click here for more. Sunday, July 30, 2017 Mars sextile Selene 1:31 AM EDT, Venus square Chiron 3:45 AM EDT and sextile Uranus 4:03 AM EDT, Pluto square Zeus 9:47 AM EDT, … Continue reading This week in Springfield Mass – July 30 – August 6th 2017

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DJT and his Mother, Mary Anne MacLeod Trump


Many great men have attributed their success to the positive influence of their mothers, we previously did an astrological review on Mrs. Trump.  What Abraham Lincoln said about his mother is much quoted "All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother" - (and not just any mother but 'angel' … Continue reading DJT and his Mother, Mary Anne MacLeod Trump

The week of July 24 2017 in Beantown


Sunday July 23, 2017 Mercury square Sedna 00:24AM EDT  and trine Cupido 2:38AM EDT, sun sextile Admetos 3:22AM EDT and square Apollon 3:54AM EDT, New Moon 5:45AM EDT at 0°Le44', Venus parallel Selene 8:05PM EDT Monday, July 24, 2017 Venus opposes Saturn 10:53 AM EDT Mercury trine Uranus 12:32 PM EDT, Mercury quincunx Chiron 3:20 PM EDT Tuesday, July 25, 2017  Mercury parallel Transpluto 6:26 PM … Continue reading The week of July 24 2017 in Beantown

Venus as Inanna at the Fourth Gate


Venus is descending deeper into the underworld and will enter the Fourth Gate at 7:39 AM EDT, July, 20, 2017. A Recap of the Myth of Inanna The Sumerian myth of Innana is probably the oldest account that we have of a passage through an initiation-transformation endeavor.      One reason for giving particular attention … Continue reading Venus as Inanna at the Fourth Gate

#752 Diva Adelina Patti


In the second half of the 19th century Adelina Patti was probably the best operatic soprano of the day. She was peerless. Audiences flocked to see and hear her from St. Petersburg to San Francisco. Internationally famous authors eulogized her; critics renowned for their severity were unstinting in her praises. Even other prima donnas, a … Continue reading #752 Diva Adelina Patti

Astronomically: The Week of July 17 2017


Sunday July 16, 2017 Apollon stations direct 00:28AM EDT, sun square Eris 1:05AM EDT, Mercury sextile Zeus 9:12AM EDT and quincunx Pluto 3:50PM EDT Monday July 17, 2017 Venus square Neptune 10:33AM EDT, Mars square Uranus 9:36PM EDT Tuesday July 18, 2017 Mars contra-parallel Pluto 4:37AM EDT, Mars trine Chiron 9:22AM EDT, Venus trine Jupiter … Continue reading Astronomically: The Week of July 17 2017

How do i love thee? #140 Elizabeth Barrett Browning


                                HOW DO I LOVE THEE? (From Sonnets from the Portuguese) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning          HOW do I love thee? Let me count the ways.          I love thee to the depth and breadth and height          My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight          For the ends of Being and … Continue reading How do i love thee? #140 Elizabeth Barrett Browning

#227 Blithe Spirit: Noel Coward


Playwright Noel Coward is also a See-Saw, and his chart looks more what we are accustomed to seeing:  three opposing planets in the Eighth House against five in the Second.  His chart also is rather reminiscent of Miss McBride's:  both have Cancer at the Midheaven (hers at 22, his at 30) and both have Libra rising (hers at 19 … Continue reading #227 Blithe Spirit: Noel Coward

#615 The First Lady of Radio: Mary Margaret McBride


Mary Margaret McBride was born to a Missouri farmers daughter in 1899. Her earliest education was "disorganized" because the family often relocated, but she entered a preparatory academy at the age of six and at 16 entered the University of Missouri. She earned her journalism degree by the age of 19. https://youtu.be/2ZZMY_8PjPg Having reasonable success … Continue reading #615 The First Lady of Radio: Mary Margaret McBride

The inward gyre dominates: Trump’s Aureas Score – revised June 12


Today, in honor of William Butler Yeats (born June 13th 1865 in Dublin), we explore the lasting influence of his most ubiquitous poem, “The Second Coming.” Written in 1919, the poem is considered a towering achievement of modernist poetry. Yeats drew on Christian apocalyptic imagery to capture the violent chaos of the political turmoil in Europe … Continue reading The inward gyre dominates: Trump’s Aureas Score – revised June 12