Monthly Archives: October 2015

Are You Enjoying Your Fame?

Wondering if fame existed before television and film, I happened upon the book The Frenzy of Renown written by Leo Braudy. Leo, now that’s the sign associated with fame through self-expression. What a coincidence! Was author Braudy a Leo sun? … Continue reading

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Astrologer Predicts Chance of “Real Debate” at Tuesday’s Democratic Debate

My cat asked if we should buy some popcorn for tomorrow’s Democratic Presidential Debate. I replied that I’d have to check first to see if we could watch it for free since we don’t pay for television. “We can’t watch … Continue reading

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My Uranus in Aries

In the late 1980s, one of my college professors shared this story while showing us a famous building during a geography class. It’s been many years so I’ll paraphrase: During the holidays we visited friends who showed us their vacation … Continue reading

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Astrology for Sale

Here in the West, we consider astrology to be, in the words of Sheldon Cooper of The Big Bang Theory, pure “hokum” (i.e., nonsense). With amazement and fascination I watch as astrology is rebranded in modern terms and sold as … Continue reading

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