This week in Olympia, via Stanwood, 7/30-8/4


This week we land in Olympia the Capitol of Washington and 118 miles from where Marc & Priscilla Jones lived -- he loved the state. Our header shot is from an antique photograph of his favorite place rain or shine, Stanwood, Washington. As for our chart, it squeals Vacation.  From the Sun trine Moon where we…

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Ten words of Power by Jones & McClung


This is a compilation of Marc Jones thoughts from his Occult Philosophy beautifully arranged and illustrated by Elizabeth McClung -- her husband, Kent McClung, is a well known astrologer in his own right and the inspired writer behind the Hyperion Symbols, his update to the Sabian Symbols, that you can order directly from him signed.…

#758 Eugene Gladstone O’Neill playwright


The Prelude: Eugene O'Neill was a famous American playwright and father in law to Charlie Chaplin via the latter's last wife Oona O'Neill. His father was a famous stage actor, James O'Neill, who met his mother, Mary Ellen (Ella) Quinlan, while travelling on tour through Ohio, though they had resettled there from New London, Connecticut…

#333 Max Baer, sr. the Livermore Larruper


Max Baer, born Maximilian Adalbert Baer,  is a well known American boxer, cemented into popular culture through his son, Max Baer, jr of Beverly Hillbillies fame where he played Jethro Bodine.  With the death of Ellie May, Donna Douglas, Baer fils, is the latest surviving member of the cast. https://youtu.be/VQexg3K8hKY Marc Jones just notes CST…

#292 Vernon California, Boxing & Jack Doyle


The city of Vernon is best known today for its meatpacking plants and slaughterhouses, but nearly a century ago vied with Madison Square Garden for the title of "Boxing Capital of the World." In his Vernon Arena, promoter Jack Doyle staged 20-round world championship fights and, between bouts, allowed the sporting set to refresh itself…