Updating Astrologer-Psychologist Liz Greene


In Ms. Greene’s book, The Outer Planets and their Cycles, section #5, Liz admits that her “Mercury is in Gemini”. Based on her birthday of September 4th that cannot be literally true Mercury is never that far away from the Sun (which in September is in Virgo), so she must mean is that it is in its the third house or Gemini. Re-rectifying Liz When … Continue reading Updating Astrologer-Psychologist Liz Greene

#654 2-fer Karl Marx


Marc Jones has Karl Marx with a 1:30 am birth time. This gives the German political philosopher 10 Aquarius as his ascendant — [HS] “artisan in mosaic glass” the call for careful and sophisticated consideration of subtle distinctions before the execution of one’s great work.” It gets the keyword of “Planning” according to McClung as the key is keeping the end in mind. Liz Greene … Continue reading #654 2-fer Karl Marx

#56 Alice Bailey: the New Age awaits


Alice Ann Bailey, often called AAB, was a woman ahead of her time. Born June 16, 1880 as Alice LaTrobe-Bateman in Manchester, England at what we have reckoned to be 9:50 pm. She first married fellow Christian evangelist British Walter Evans but this union ended in divorce as Bailey’s occult philosophy developed. Later, after relocating to New York, she married American Foster Bailey and had … Continue reading #56 Alice Bailey: the New Age awaits

#98 Countess Birkenhead, Sheila Berry Birkenhead


Countess Sheila Birkenhead was born on May 13, 1913 at 9:50 AM in Weybridge England. Marc Jones in his Sabian Symbols cites that data as does Mrs. Lois Rodden, probably from him. She was the daughter of the newspaper proprietor 1st Viscount Camrose, and married the 2nd Earl of Birkenhead in 1935. They had two children. The Birkenheads were a distinguished literary couple: she was a … Continue reading #98 Countess Birkenhead, Sheila Berry Birkenhead

The Trial of Lizzie Borden Book Review


A new book has come out on the Lizzie Borden trial.  We have reprinted it below for those interested in the case.  Our header image is a newspaper collage of the character illustrations from the trial over 100 years ago. CreditCreditAlessandra Montalto/The New York Times   “Oh, Mrs. Churchill, do come over. Someone has killed father.” With those words — called across a yard to … Continue reading The Trial of Lizzie Borden Book Review

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Automobile


We try to bring updates on the nativities as we run across them so our readers can understand their cultural context.  Here’s something on F. Scott Fitzgerald from the New Yorker Magazine,  March 2015, on how the automobile changed American society.  Is he right though?  Wasn’t “bundling” a Pilgrim tradition?¹  Or how bout going out in the horse and buggy?  If we remember John Ford’s … Continue reading F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Automobile

Robert Hand on partiles & atoms


Q: Christeen Skinner, who I interviewed a little while ago, mentioned that we don’t have three-dimensional software; saying architects have it, so that if they’re designing a building they can see the building that they’re working on. Maybe – taking up what you’re talking about – we need software that shows us an expanse in time… A: Strictly speaking that would be four-dimensional. I’m sure … Continue reading Robert Hand on partiles & atoms