Asteroid Listings by Mark Pottenger


Mark Pottenger is Dr. Zipporah Dobyns's son.  He has for sale an Asteroid program to supplement your main astrology program as none have a full listing themselves.  Serennu.com does provide for free a good account, but to get all that active that day you must pay $69.00 per year.   Pottenger's version is $100.00 for … Continue reading Asteroid Listings by Mark Pottenger

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Zipporah Dobyns, Ph.d. on the future of astrology


In a book by Malcolm Dean, the Astrology Game, he quotes Dr. Dobyns about her belief that astrology will be accepted in her lifetime.  She was wrong there, and when she died in San Diego on June 7, 2003 it still was unaccepted, but she is probably right that we are closer now than a … Continue reading Zipporah Dobyns, Ph.d. on the future of astrology

#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 … Continue reading #758 Eugene Gladstone O’Neill playwright

Scott Cunningham, Earthless Wiccan


Scott Cunningham the Wiccan writer who died of AIDS over twenty years ago (March 28 1993) , is a great example of how a missing element dominates a chart.  Cunningham has no planets in earth, and has an air trine that dominates his Splash temperament type, but his closest square to the trine planets is … Continue reading Scott Cunningham, Earthless Wiccan

The gem of July — Ruby


  The late Scott Cunningham has a good book on gems.  It is really geared towards making a gem-based tarot, unlike the James Wanless Voyager tarot  or the gemstone tarot where there are pictures of gems, here you literally use 78 gems to put your deck together and put them together in a reading.  Pity this … Continue reading The gem of July — Ruby

#599 A bundle of James Russell Lowell


That James Russell Lowell is part of the Jones 1000 makes sense; Jones considered himself a minor poet and wrote esoteric verse whenever he could much like Aleister Crowley, his contemporary, did. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL was a diplomatist, was born at Elmwood, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the 22nd of February 1819.  He was the son of … Continue reading #599 A bundle of James Russell Lowell

The Lusitania and Elbert Hubbard


For those interested in the sinking of the Lusitania and Hubbard's birthchart, it is provided below for discussion and review.  We are using the Marc Jones time and the 2:12 GMT PM time for the sinking as reported by the lighthouse keeper of Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland -- it was supposedly within view.  The … Continue reading The Lusitania and Elbert Hubbard

Gaspard Bauhin– the flower’s best friend


First is Dr. Bauhin's chart as would have been made for him at his birth, unless Campanus or Regiomontanus was in favour, a Hellenistic whole house affair.  We have rectified him to 05.18 Gemini, that Dr. Gordon says gives a "studious and sane mind.  Sober judgement."  I decided to do a chart on him because … Continue reading Gaspard Bauhin– the flower’s best friend

On the Lusitania, Elbert Hubbard


                                        Unravelling Hubbard and his legacy at Roycroft We will be tackling the various charts in Marc Jones's How to Learn Astrology by Marc Jones over the succeeding months.  You can read the whole book online … Continue reading On the Lusitania, Elbert Hubbard