October 13 1792 The Laying of the White House Cornerstone


We were impressed that the cornerstone for the White House was laid on the anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the Americas. It’s that thoughtfulness for tradition that has built this country into Washington’s shining empire and “city on the hill.” The aspects for the Ceremony The ceremony get a very noticeable bucket with a Saturn handle. Newly discovered Uranus is on the 8th House cusp … Continue reading October 13 1792 The Laying of the White House Cornerstone

Mundane Charts have moved? Maybe, Maybe not


Driving to the new site Ric Ocasek of the Cars died and we have been playing his songs all day since we heard the news. Our header shot is of his beautiful wife, Paulina Porizkova who found he had fallen asleep after a recent surgery. Speaking of Drive, the Mundane charts , those dailies & natural hazard reports, are now on Google Blogger as WordPress … Continue reading Mundane Charts have moved? Maybe, Maybe not

Soon the Titanic will be no more, Extremeophiles are eating it away


Titanic, a steel made ship, is slowly being eaten away by the microbe called a rusticle because it is eats steel and not the wood. This microbe,  D. radiodurans , was thought to be from Mars and in the Guinness World Book of Records, is listed as “the world’s toughest bacterium.” It is classified as an extremophile, a living thing capable of surviving and thriving in conditions too … Continue reading Soon the Titanic will be no more, Extremeophiles are eating it away

Pres. Roosevelt ends Russo-Japanese War 9-5-1905


The Russian-Japanese war ended with a treaty brokered by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt on September 5, 1905. The war itself was rather short, lasting from 1904 to 1905. It started when Japan acquired the Laodong Peninsula from China in their fracas, but European powers forced Japan to return it. China then leased it to Russia who was interested because it is an ice-free port, which they … Continue reading Pres. Roosevelt ends Russo-Japanese War 9-5-1905