Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Unplanned

When a very busy colleague became ill this week, I provided my favorite mantra: “There’s never really a good time to be sick.” Accidents and death are two other events in which there’s never a good time for them to … Continue reading

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The Quality Formerly Known as Greed

A couple decades ago when vanity license plates surged in popularity here in central Ohio, a friend remarked, “Isn’t vanity supposed to be a bad thing?” Recently while reading a book, the author commented upon greed. Like the word vanity, … Continue reading

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Personal and Social Consciousness

Personal consciousness in the horoscope is represented by the sign Cancer and the 4th house. Its opposite, social consciousness, is represented by the opposite sign Capricorn and opposite 10th house. Personal and social consciousness is a polarity, one of the … Continue reading

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Interest and Awareness

We’re all familiar with the phenomenon of hearing a new word, discovering a new idea, seeing an icon and suddenly seeing it, hearing it everywhere. Was it always out there and we didn’t notice? Or did our awareness of it … Continue reading

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The Mozart-Salieri Complex

Amadeus, a movie released in 1984, tells the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s musical genius through the eyes of an envious peer Antonio Salieri. Salieri is both in awe of Mozart’s genius and also self-loathing of his own perceived “mediocrity.” … Continue reading

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