Poetess, Anne Harvey Sexton


Anne Sexton was born Anne Gray Harvey in Newton, Massachusetts to Mary Gray (Staples) Harvey (1901–1959) and Ralph Churchill Harvey (1900–1959) and raised in Weston.She was the daughter of a successful businessman, but her relationships with her parents were difficult. Her closest confidante was her maternal maiden great-aunt (grandmother's sister). At age 19, she married Alfred “Kayo” Sexton II and while he … Continue reading Poetess, Anne Harvey Sexton

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Almost Saint: George Sanders


George Sanders was born on July 3, 1906 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  He was twelve years old when the Russian Revolution came around, and his family fled to England supporting his Moon inconjunct his Sun suggesting "sudden home upsets."  His parents were Henry Peter  Sanders (1868–1960), and Margarethe Sanders (née Kolbe; 1883–1967) both also born in the city.  … Continue reading Almost Saint: George Sanders

RIP Arabella Kennedy


Arabella Kennedy was the first of the four children born to John and Jacqueline Kennedy on August 23, 1955. Only two of their children made it adulthood, and two, Arabella and John Patrick, died at birth and both were born in August. Arabella died shortly after birth and was buried the next day in Newport, … Continue reading RIP Arabella Kennedy

Reading New Orleans’s DA Jim Garrison


Jim Garrison was born four and half years after President John Kennedy and about a thousand miles away, but as a quirk of fate would have it, they became intertwined through the President’s murder. In late 1960’s he became quite a cause celebre because of his speculation that Oswald did not fire the gun, and … Continue reading Reading New Orleans’s DA Jim Garrison

Divining Congresswoman Frederica Wilson


Our header picture is Congresswoman Frederica Wilson with President Barack Obama.  She represents Florida's 24th Congressional District since 2009.  Recently she has been in the news over flak between her Republican Donald J. Trump over his phone calls to the families of  fallen American soldiers from a Nigerian skirmish.  There is no time for Mrs. … Continue reading Divining Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

The week of October 22 in DC


Sunday October 22, 2017 Venus parallel Eris 00:34AM EDT, Mercury opposes Pallas 1:21AM EDT, Saturn parallel Pallas 3PM EDT, Mercury square Ceres 11:52PM EDT Monday October 23, 2017 Sun parallel Jupiter 1:15AM EDT, Venus square Kronos 8:32AM EDT, Mars trine Admetos 9:28AM EDT, Venus square Juno 11:51AM EDT, sun quincunx Admetos 1:26PM EDT, Mars enters … Continue reading The week of October 22 in DC

Reeling in the Years, Walter Becker


by Music Critic JON PARELES  Walter Becker, the man on the left, and guitarist and songwriter in slippery jazz harmonies and verbal enigmas for Steely Dan, in partnership with Donald Fagen, (the dude on the right) died on Sunday. He was 67. download the chart of walter becker 18 sag His death was announced on his official website,  … Continue reading Reeling in the Years, Walter Becker