Neil Simon + Bill Shakespeare


Mr Simon's natal chart was rectified and shown below. His ascendant is Libra 22° with the symbol of "A little child is laughing as the streaming water turns into a grotto and the birds hurry to drink". This fits a man who wrote play on the Book of Job and made it a comedy, for … Continue reading Neil Simon + Bill Shakespeare

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#968 Oscar Wilde and the Grand Sextile


Biograph Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was born October 15, 1854 in Dublin, and  was a popular literary figure in late Victorian England, known for his  wit, flamboyant style and ultimately imprisonment for homosexuality. because of his liaison with Lord Douglas.  Our header image is the portrait of the two married men. He graduated  from Oxford University, he … Continue reading #968 Oscar Wilde and the Grand Sextile

Sewing Mistress, Nancy Zieman


  Nancy Zieman, host of the public television show "Sewing With Nancy," in 1988. CreditMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Nancy Zieman, who became an unlikely television star through the humblest of shows, “Sewing With Nancy,” which ran for 35 years on public television, died on Nov. 14 at her home in Beaver Dam, Wis. She was 64. The … Continue reading Sewing Mistress, Nancy Zieman

#227 Blithe Spirit: Noel Coward


Playwright Noel Coward is also a See-Saw, and his chart looks more what we are accustomed to seeing:  three opposing planets in the Eighth House against five in the Second.  His chart also is rather reminiscent of Miss McBride's:  both have Cancer at the Midheaven (hers at 22, his at 30) and both have Libra rising (hers at 19 … Continue reading #227 Blithe Spirit: Noel Coward

DC shooter: James Hodgkinson from Belleville


Who is he? The DC shooter, Jim Hodgkinson, like Reality Winner who also came into the news this week, is a Bernie Sanders Supporter  upset over the Trump triumph in November.  He was also a member  a group called “Terminate the Republican Party,”  and his  social media pages reveal intense hatred for President Trump and Republicans. … Continue reading DC shooter: James Hodgkinson from Belleville

Andrew Jackson Kills Charles Dickinson in Duel


On May 30, 1806, Andrew Jackson and Charles Henry Dickinson met in a duel in Nashville, Tennessee.  Charles Henry was an excellent duelist with 26 kills under his belt. The animosity between the two men seems to have started in 1805 over a bet at a horse race. Jackson and Dickinson were rival horse breeders … Continue reading Andrew Jackson Kills Charles Dickinson in Duel

The Titanic Sinks


The Titanic sank four hours after its distress call at 2:26 Newfoundland Time on  April 15, 1912.  Easter had been celebrated aboard the ship a week earlier on April 7th. As depicted in both Titanic movies, the Bandmaster took control of the panic alleviated the dismay with song.  He chose fittingly, Hold Me Up in … Continue reading The Titanic Sinks

Hotelier Conrad Hilton


Biograph When Conrad N. Hilton died in Santa Monica, Calif he  was 91 years old & one of the world's leading hotel men.  His rise, by most business accounts,  was due less to his skill as an operational hotelier, as in the case of the late Cesar Ritz, than financial prowess.  He was a master of finance and … Continue reading Hotelier Conrad Hilton