#250 Playing Tennis with Sheila Birkenhead


Marc Jones states that she was a tennis player in the Sabian Symbols.  His time is generally accepted, so our chart here agrees.  She was the daughter of William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose and Mary Agnes, Viscountess Camrose and married Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead. She is a southern hemisphere bowl type that spans from Jupiter in Neptune in the first … Continue reading #250 Playing Tennis with Sheila Birkenhead

Ursula Le Guin sci fi author extraordaire


Authoress Ursula Kroeber Le Guin has passed. She wrote many popular sci-fiction works like city of Illusions or the Left Hand of Darkness. With her very angular chart there was no doubt that Ms. Le Guin would live a long time — she was 88 when she died on January 22, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. She was married to fellow author Charles Le Guin. Her … Continue reading Ursula Le Guin sci fi author extraordaire

Venus as Innana at the Second Gate


At sunrise this morning, May 22,  we were treated to a conjunction of the Moon with Venus.  The conjunction did not occur exactly at sunrise, however, that was later at 10:09 AM EDT, at 16 Aries 24. The two appeared very close together because Venus is only 2 degrees of declination the right of the Moon, in addition to being  in conjunction by longitude.  This … Continue reading Venus as Innana at the Second Gate