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

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#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 … Continue reading #250 Playing Tennis with Sheila Birkenhead

Batting Average 1.00 – George Abrams


George Allen Abrams was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for one season. He pitched in three games for the Cincinnati Reds in the 1923 Cincinnati Reds season. A single in his only at-bat left Abrams with a rare MLB career batting average of 1.000. He was picked up by the Reds when he … Continue reading Batting Average 1.00 – George Abrams

#572 Prince Leopold of England, hemophiliac


Prince Leopold was the eighth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the youngest of their sons.  He was born April 7, 1853, and delivered with the aid of chloroform, administered by the Royal accoucheur, Dr. John Snow.  He was the first of the Queen's children to be born with her under it;  Beatrice … Continue reading #572 Prince Leopold of England, hemophiliac

Oldest Woman Emma Morano dies at 117


Biograph: We know little about Signora Morano other than she lived in the Piedmont Region of Italy, was one of eight children, separated from her husband eighty years ago, and ate eggs and chicken solely;  no grains, no vegetables.  She felt that was the reason for her long life:  she ate sparingly. She was born … Continue reading Oldest Woman Emma Morano dies at 117