Columbus Day, Washington DC.


It's unfortunately a small wheel but all the aspects are listed in a tradeoff. The two majors ones today are the Sun square Saturn suggesting that hard won gains won't be giving you the party you desired, but more hard work The second square from the Moon to Pluto in Capricorn also in the tenth, … Continue reading Columbus Day, Washington DC.

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#182 Illustrator Edward C. Caswell


Edward C. Caswell is #182 in the Jones 1000.  I could not find much on him accept this article from "The Villager" online.   “It was an ant with a crumb twice its size in its jaws slowly making its way over the twigs. It occurred to me that if I was that little ant, the … Continue reading #182 Illustrator Edward C. Caswell

#520 Stalin Prize Winner: Rockwell Kent


Rockwell Kent was born in Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York the same year as  fellow artist, Edward Hopper.  The Tappan Zee Bridge now separates the two counties, back then it was a ferry service.  Their art, unsurprisingly, is quite similar, desolate landscapes with few people and the two took similar methods, if only by their … Continue reading #520 Stalin Prize Winner: Rockwell Kent

Another Mars Bucket — Kate Spade


Like Sigmund Freud that we just highlighted, the late Kate Spade also has a Martial handle to her larger bucket.  Hers falls on the seventh house cusp highlighting how her partnership with her husband Andrew Spade, really brought her inspiration and drove her workaholic self into high gear.  It is partile to her mid-heaven so … Continue reading Another Mars Bucket — Kate Spade

de Givenchy succumbs to the 3rd Saturn return


  Hubert de Givenchy, the French couturier of  romantic elegance  for more than four decades, died on Saturday at his home outside Paris. He was 91. Philippe Venet, his longtime companion and a former couture designer, confirmed the death. de Givenchy had been the designer of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Grace Kelly and memorably Audrey Hepburn, … Continue reading de Givenchy succumbs to the 3rd Saturn return

#123 Claude Bragdon, Architect


Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866-1946) was an architect, artist, writer, philosopher, and stage designer. He was a dedicated Theosophist and occultist.  He is a Splash temperament type; notice that all but three houses have a planet contained -- the eighth, the third and the sixth.  The eighth is odd because of the deaths of his two … Continue reading #123 Claude Bragdon, Architect

Olympic Ralph Lauren


Ralph Lauren is a on a roll.  Last year he designed the first lady's dress for the inauguration.  This year he created the USA Olympic Team's couture (our header image is an illustration). Born Ralph Lifshitz in the Bronx, New York on October 14, 1939, he grew up there on Moshulu Parkway, itself a creation … Continue reading Olympic Ralph Lauren

Gertrude Jekyll: A gardener’s delight


You can read her works over on Archive.org Here’s one of my favorites. https://archive.org/details/woodandgardenno03jekygoog We have rectified her birthtime to 10:06 in the morning, giving her a Capricorn 06 Ascendant and making her a very resourceful lady. She has lots of planets in her eleventh house, because Miss Jekyll had many notable friends that influenced … Continue reading Gertrude Jekyll: A gardener’s delight