Monthly Archives: May 2012

US Politics – The Rambunctious South and Melancholy North

Today I received an email that shocked me. The email announced that next Monday is a state holiday in Alabama. Next Monday, June 4, Alabama is commemorating Jefferson Davis’ birthday. If he were a Biblical character, he would be 204 … Continue reading

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Saturn in Scorpio for Obama and Romney

Saturn in Scorpio may bring contraction of lending, judgment in regard to sexual matters, changes in tax code, changes in inheritance law, more conscious spending of money and more sharing of financial resources in groups. AIDS became a household word … Continue reading

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Saturn in Scorpio

While I’ve been anxiously counting the minutes until Saturn leaves Libra, and my tenth house, I realized I may be Mars-transiting-Virgo impatient and not thinking about what Saturn in Scorpio will bring. Saturn has a 29-year cycle so I don’t … Continue reading

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Angela Merkel’s New Playmates

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, has some new playmates. The Arab Spring seems to be moving to Europe to become the Caucasian Summer Solstice. The Western World loves revolution in the Middle East but generally hates it in other places … Continue reading

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What sign is Harold (of the Purple Crayon)?

In “Harold and the Purple Crayon,” Harold creates a world for himself with his purple crayon. The Amazon.com review describes the story: “’One night, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the … Continue reading

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Who is the Nomad of the Zodiac?

The May/June 2012 issue of Archaeology magazine has an article about past herding nomads titled “Rethinking the Thundering Hordes.” In the article there is a 1907 quote attributed to sociologist Jerome Dowd where he says, “Nomadic people are generally the … Continue reading

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Joe Biden’s Slip of the Tongue

On the May 6 edition of Meet the Press, Vice President Joe Biden expressed his support of gay marriage. According to the news, such as this CNN story, Biden’s vocalizing of his support “forced” Obama to publicly declare his support … Continue reading

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Miguel Bosé is Numero Uno

Miguel Bosé’s CD “Papito” is a beautiful compilation of his works sung as duets with different Spanish-language singers and even includes one track with Michael Stipe of REM. Bosé has also been active with Juanes in political issues, such as … Continue reading

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Pluto in Capricorn by Generation

Whenever a planet transits a sign, that sign and its polarity are directly affected. For example, right now Mars is in Virgo. Mars provides assertive energy. So your keep-a-list Virgo friends are now keeping ten lists. The opposite sign Pisces … Continue reading

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Explaining Romney’s Hair Attack to Your Cat

My cat asked me about the news story that describes Mitt Romney chopping off some boy’s hair in high school. She wanted to know why it is news. “I think the Romney campaign is trying to make Romney appear fun,” … Continue reading

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