This week in Carson City, Nevada 10/10-14/2018


Carson City, the capitol of Nevada, is about 30 miles south of Reno.  It is a picturesque town filled with slot machines like every town and gas station in the state.  This week we have a bucket with an Uranian Handle so look for things to break, change and suddenly pop up that are either … Continue reading This week in Carson City, Nevada 10/10-14/2018

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#329 Farida, Queen of Egypt.


https://flic.kr/p/AcTHT King Farouk was 17 (see above)  when he met Safinaz Zulficar -her name in Turkish means the beautiful woman- on a trip to London.  She was part of the royal entourage for Queen Nazli's voyage.   Her mother Kareema was the queen's  lady in waiting, and also one of the daughters of Mohammed Said … Continue reading #329 Farida, Queen of Egypt.

Song and Vance Johnson


Charles Van Dell Johnson was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the only child of Loretta (née Snyder), a housewife, and Charles E. Johnson, a native Swede and came to the United States as a young child,  His mother was  Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry and an alcoholic who left the family when he was a child. His … Continue reading Song and Vance Johnson

Cave-in, Larksville PA 1922


The history of the event We have highlighted another cave-in around the Northeastern Pennsylvania area that was a large mining district because of its hard firing, cleaning-burning coal:  the best coal ever discovered throughout the world.  This one, in 1922 in nearby Larksville, destroyed a high school on August 24, 1922.  There are no casualties … Continue reading Cave-in, Larksville PA 1922

Prohibition Starts midnight 6-30-1919


Basically this chart is a bundle with an Uranian handle in the sixth house.  Uranus is also the only retrograde planet in the chart.  The asteroid chart is supplied above and has an interesting aspect between asteroid Li and Venus suggesting that the legislators were quite aware that this would not work. The ascendant is … Continue reading Prohibition Starts midnight 6-30-1919

#292 Vernon California, Boxing & Jack Doyle


The city of Vernon is best known today for its meatpacking plants and slaughterhouses, but nearly a century ago vied with Madison Square Garden for the title of "Boxing Capital of the World." In his Vernon Arena, promoter Jack Doyle staged 20-round world championship fights and, between bouts, allowed the sporting set to refresh itself … Continue reading #292 Vernon California, Boxing & Jack Doyle

Jupiter Cycle 1797


  This Jupiter cycle, chosen because it is the one that ushers in the 19th century, and all of the Jones 1000 falls within the 19th and 20th centuries.  It starts offs on a rather militaristic note. Mars is in the tenth house and it is the point focus of an opposition between Pluto that … Continue reading Jupiter Cycle 1797

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin – Jesuit


 Biograph: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was born on May 1st, 1881 to Emmanuel and Berthe-Adele Teilhard de Chardin. His mother was the great-grandniece of Francois-Marie Arouet, more popularly known asthe French auteur-philosophe Voltaire. He was the fourth of the couple's eleven children and was born at the family estate of Sarcenat near the twin cities … Continue reading Pierre Teilhard de Chardin – Jesuit

An Aussie Great: Don Bradman


Biograph: Donald George "Don" Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), is referred to as "The Don", and widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. His career Test batting average of 99.94 is often cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any sport. Sir Donald had a meteoric rise … Continue reading An Aussie Great: Don Bradman