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Retrograde alert

Yes, our old plague, Mercury in apparent retrograde motion, once again. If we weren’t on the surface of earth, I suppose we wouldn’t see the illusion. But then again, there would surely be another planet apparently retreating from its usual path to be the blame-catcher for minor irritations and major would-be calamities, whatever world we …

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Almost 300 years ago

Amidst the ribaldry of the “off-year” election season now upon us, I was divinely inspired to read Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift. The book was written in 1742 and is a classic in English literature. In the selection below, Gulliver has found himself in the country of Laputa, whose governing population consists mainly of a …

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Those chronocrators

Well, dear readers, I don’t know about you, but I’ve been disappointed in what we’ve learned so far about Chronocrators. I had assumed studying them would add to our store of astrological lore; not bore us all to tears. And so, with an apology, we shall skim over the rest of this rather arcane subject …

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Q and A

Mr. Curtis:  Would you like to try it with me? Miss Winthrop:  I’d love to. Perhaps a duplicate posting; always worth another viewing.

Ah, Emerson

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” And so a new …

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Astrology or Art?

Madame Zombra: We apparently have a bit of a controversy here. Administration has been contacted, but has taken a – must I say it? – bit of an ‘ostrich with its head in the sand’ approach, and frankly, not done much to solve the dilemma. A.R.Tist: Whoa! Like, man, let’s not get into bad vibes. …

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