This week in Olympia, via Stanwood, 7/30-8/4

This week we land in Olympia the Capitol of Washington and 118 miles from where Marc & Priscilla Jones lived -- he loved the state. Our header shot is from an antique photograph of his favorite place rain or shine, Stanwood, Washington. As for our chart, it squeals Vacation.  From the Sun trine Moon where we … Continue reading This week in Olympia, via Stanwood, 7/30-8/4


This week in & around Philadelphia 7/16-7/21

Last time we were in Philadelphia was a year and half ago for St. Patricks, and while we are not finished with the Big Fifty,  we are going to a conference in Delaware, so we are stopping by for a patriotic visit. Wednesday, July 18 We start off, not in Philadelphia, but nearby Claymont Delaware. … Continue reading This week in & around Philadelphia 7/16-7/21

The chart for Independence Day

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the … Continue reading The chart for Independence Day

Happy Fourth of July Folks

The Sun-Venus Cycle for 2018 Superior Conjunction Is Exact 9 Jan 2018 2:01:37 am EST in Capricorn Left on 11 Feb 2018 11:09:15 am EST Next date is 20 Oct 2018 2:10:33 am EDT Independence Day July 4th Mars is retrograde see 08.50 Aquarius. We’re heading towards a Sun-Jupiter trine, which promotes a generous, warm, … Continue reading Happy Fourth of July Folks

The Longest Eclipse of 2018

The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century will occur in just a few weeks, on the evening of July 27. The bad news? Not visible from North America but it is completely visible in Eastern Africa and Central Asia from 3:30 p.m. to 5:13 p.m. EDT, while viewers in Western Africa, Eastern Asia, South … Continue reading The Longest Eclipse of 2018

Need a daily chart? Try PlanetWatcher.

Planet Watcher gives you an instant chart for the time, and date.   Click here to see yours -- its default is GMT and cannot be changed.    On the plus side, above the bar are the major aspects currently in effect, while below the bar are those that will take effect. You can also make … Continue reading Need a daily chart? Try PlanetWatcher.

Mission to Mars, March 2018

Mission to Mars. On May 5, 2018, NASA's first interplanetary launch from the West Coast occurred "shortly after 4 a.m." InSight's main mission is to understand what makes Mars like Earth and to advance the search for planets inhabitable by humans. Looking at the chart do you think they will succeed ? Based on this … Continue reading Mission to Mars, March 2018