This week in & around Philadelphia 7/16-7/21


Last time we were in Philadelphia was a year and half ago for St. Patricks, and while we are not finished with the Big Fifty,  we are going to a conference in Delaware, so we are stopping by for a patriotic visit. Wednesday, July 18 We start off, not in Philadelphia, but nearby Claymont Delaware. … Continue reading This week in & around Philadelphia 7/16-7/21

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The Ninth Circuit’s Judge Stephen Reinhardt


The last Federal judge appointed by President Jimmy Carter, Stephen Roy Reinhardt died March 29, 2018 from a heart attack; he was 86. His chart is not rectified but set for sunrise on March 21, 1931 at Brooklyn New York where he was born to lawyer Samuel Shapiro, and Silvia Handelsman.  His name was changed after his … Continue reading The Ninth Circuit’s Judge Stephen Reinhardt

Ursula Le Guin sci fi author extraordaire


Authoress Ursula Kroeber Le Guin has passed. She wrote many popular sci-fiction works like city of Illusions or the Left Hand of Darkness. With her very angular chart there was no doubt that Ms. Le Guin would live a long time -- she was 88 when she died on January 22, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. … Continue reading Ursula Le Guin sci fi author extraordaire

#413 King Gustavus V of Sweden


Gustavus V of Sweden has two outstanding birth times.  The popular one is from Marc Jones (noted as #461 in his Jones 1000) and has a 10 am birth time; Alan Leo has 10:30 am.  The difference is that the 10 am gives him a Regulus Ascendant while the 10:30 am gives him a more … Continue reading #413 King Gustavus V of Sweden

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