Dr. Jones at the Wilmington Sabian Assembly!


John Dewey High School from the Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy, ed. D.C. Phillips. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage 2014. Vol. 2. Pp. 455-458. The University of Chicago Laboratory School is one of the most distinguished pioneer schools of the progressive education movement. This entry discusses the history of the school, its purpose, and its teaching philosophy and methods.  Founded in November 1894 by John … Continue reading Dr. Jones at the Wilmington Sabian Assembly!

Marc Jones’s “Daylight” at the Empress


This press clipping comes from the Huntington, Indiana Herald Newspaper on November 11, 1914. It is rather ironic that the newspaper has the same name as the Huntington Motion Picture, Co. that released the silent. It is possible is that both were owned by the same company — it was legal at that time — but I could find little to support that notion. Continue reading Marc Jones’s “Daylight” at the Empress

Marc Jones’s “The Cowardly Way” at the Palace Theatre


Marc E. Jones’s “The Cowardly Way” was highlighted on page 9 of the Richmond Washington Palladium Newspaper. It was playing at the local Palace Theatre. Richmond is now a suburb of the Seattle-Redmond-Kirkland metropolis. We noticed that the film-wright got notable mention but not the director. We think that shows his pull for silent film goers. Richmond is 265 miles away from where Marc and … Continue reading Marc Jones’s “The Cowardly Way” at the Palace Theatre

Today’s Draconic Chart by the Reverend Pamela Crane


Reverend Pamela Crane came up back in 1987 the Draconic System. A lot of advanced software uses it like Kepler and Solar Fire. Matrix WinStar does not but it is supposed to be an introductory charting system for $69.00 USD. I started with WinStar and it does many things well but the calculation of the zodiac is off because it is “rounded.” I found that … Continue reading Today’s Draconic Chart by the Reverend Pamela Crane

Poll update: Biden and AOC


Rasmussen Reports did a poll on whom registered Democrats identify with more: Veep Joe Biden or Representative Alexandria Ocasiz-Cortez. The results strongly favoured of the Veep over the Rep while GOPists still like Donald J. Trump. Neither group is too fond of Congress.  Rasmussen (no longer affiliated with its namesake btw) finds 43% of all Likely U.S. voters say their personal views are most closely … Continue reading Poll update: Biden and AOC

The Virginia Beach attack


The Virginia Beach gunman appeared to target supervisors in his department in the early moments of a shooting spree that left 12 people dead on Friday, according to a survivor of the attack and a city councilman. Authorities in Virginia Beach say they are still working to determine what motivated DeWayne Craddock to bring two handguns into his municipal office last week and begin shooting. … Continue reading The Virginia Beach attack