Radiant Coco Chanel


Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, the great couturier , was born on August 19, 1883 in Saumur France at 4 PM. Her ascendant is 30 Sagittarius, a secret business meeting, apropos for someone who held court with the Nazi SS during the Second World War. It is also conjunct the Galactic Center (26 Sagittarius), that imaginary point in our Milky Way that the Sun and the Moon … Continue reading Radiant Coco Chanel

The many dances of Alexandria Ocasia y Cortez


Alexis Smith of the Real Political Astrology group on Facebook found thru her detective work the birth time of Alexandria Ocasia y Cortez, the wunderkind of the Democratic party from psychic Arthur Lipp-Bonewits of 11:50 AM. We do not agree with the rather suspicious time, but we use it in the chart above because it is better than the 12 noon standard that modern astrologers adore, but apply … Continue reading The many dances of Alexandria Ocasia y Cortez

This week in Memphis, 11/25-12/01 2018


Pelosi is still on the ropes and the opposition is TBA.  Across the proverbial pond, Ms. May may not be as lucky for her Party controls her life line.  The Ascendant this week is  27 Gemini,  has a nice springtime theme of seven blue birds moving to another tree and transition is the byword.  Maybe this is a bad harbinger for the ladies in waiting?  … Continue reading This week in Memphis, 11/25-12/01 2018

1884 Colliery cave in Wilkes Barre


This news item came from the Wyoming Valley, Northeastern Pennsylvania history group on FB.  I put together a chart representing the event wanting to see what it would resemble; that is above.  The most noticeable thing about the cave in is that the moon bucket handle works like a vortex sucking all the other planets, spread like a bowl, into it, creating a vacuum.  It … Continue reading 1884 Colliery cave in Wilkes Barre

#550 Jesse Louis Lasky + Paramount Pictures


Jesse Louis Lasky was born on September 13, 1880 per Marc Jones in San Francisco, but he cites no time. Astro.com has two rectifications.  One at 3:15 PM and the other at 3:30.  We are adding a third, our 5:30 PM. We have his ascendant as 05.45 Pisces that gives him the symbol of a “wizard with a single eye,” highlighting his ability find his … Continue reading #550 Jesse Louis Lasky + Paramount Pictures

Mollie Tibbets, a life cut short


We like most Americans were horrified by the murder of college student Mollie Tibbets, and so to honour her decided to do her chart.  We have rectified it against her death and feel comfortable with presenting it. Certain things in her map do alarm us:  Neptune in the ninth of higher education and university study square Square in the eleventh of the public that as … Continue reading Mollie Tibbets, a life cut short

Smokey reminds you about Forest Fires


 With all the fire raging out in California, it is odd that his birthday, August 9th, was so overlooked, but is it since the WaPo and SF Gate are now blaming him for them in what is the oddest turn of events yet.  Smokey was a U.S. Forest Service creation from Munich-born Albert Staehle a popular illustrator in the  1930s into the mid-1960s. Another of his … Continue reading Smokey reminds you about Forest Fires

#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 where Ella had been born. The parents objected but Ella … Continue reading #758 Eugene Gladstone O’Neill playwright

Kilauea, Hawaii


Our header image is of Kilauea’s latest eruption in May 2018 that has mainly only affected homes and land, but in 1790 scores of people were killed by an explosive eruption.  Research suggests that most of the 1790  fatalities were caused by hot, rapidly moving surges of volcanic debris and steam that engulfed the victims. Deposits of such surges occur on the surface on the … Continue reading Kilauea, Hawaii