#347 Sigmund Freud & the Piano Keys


We mentioned previously that Elbert Hubbard was the first horoscope in How to Learn Astrology with a full complement of astrological symbology.  Sigmund Freud is part of the earlier lessons where Marc Jones uses his "piano key" to highlight what the student should focus on.  In a B&W publishing word, the piano keys were a … Continue reading #347 Sigmund Freud & the Piano Keys

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Lillian Ross, The New Yorker Reporter


Lillian Ross, who became known as the consummate fly-on-the-wall reporter in more than six decades at The New Yorker, whether writing about Ernest Hemingway, Hollywood or a busload of Indiana high school seniors on a class trip to New York.   Ms. Ross preached unobtrusive reporting and practiced what she preached. She outlined her credo … Continue reading Lillian Ross, The New Yorker Reporter

#101 Dr. Alexis Carrel & the Dakin Solution


Before Dr. Alexander Fleming invented penicillin, Dr. Carrel developed the Dakin Solution, a type of hypochlorite solution made from bleach that is diluted and then treated to decrease skin irritation. Chlorine, the active ingredient in Dakin's solution, is a potent antiseptic that kills most forms of bacteria and viruses. This simple solution saved many men … Continue reading #101 Dr. Alexis Carrel & the Dakin Solution

Belichick takes 5 in 2017


In honor of Bill Belichick's Superbowl win, we decided to rectify his chart as we could find none anywhere, so we worked on this during the game; it was an enjoyable way to pass the time, particularly during the first half. BIOGRAPH: The original Croatian spelling of the name was Belicic, the "ci" giving a … Continue reading Belichick takes 5 in 2017