Monthly Archives: March 2022

Will He Be the New Boss (Same as the Old Boss)?

Alexander Bortnikov (November 15, 1951) This man is the Director of the FSB (formerly the KGB). He is considered by many to be the next President of Russia, after Putin steps down (or is forced out, somehow). Change the head, … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History X

The Alaska Purchase (March 30, 1867) On this day in 1867: The U.S. buys Alaska from Russia for US$7.2 million. Big deal, eh? ‘Historian Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer summarized the minority opinion of some American newspaper editors who opposed the purchase: … Continue reading

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It Looks Like I’ve Been Writing My Next E-book

Yesterday in History I’ve even chosen the cover (see above). But instead of actually publishing another non-seller, I’m going to link the first nine chapters here, for reference sake. Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter … Continue reading

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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Shot of the Moon

Santi Vincenzo e Anastasio a Fontana di Trevi, Roma The image of the church’s cross is superimposed on the moon to create a shining light for Lent. To me it shows that we are not alone, and that our constant … Continue reading

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Episode 8: “The Viscount Who Loved Me”

Bridgerton (Season 2) Question: When is this Gentleman not a gentleman? Answer: When he falls in love with the ‘wrong’ sister. We started watching this season on Netflix last Friday night. We finished it yesterday. Where do I begin? The … Continue reading

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A Short Discussion about One’s Own Chart Ruler

Jupiter in the 2nd House Ellie Adams has done it again. Just yesterday, she posted a YouTube video about this very subject matter, one that I had not paid too much attention to before. The reason that I pay attention … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History IX

Solidarity Strike! (March 27, 1981) On this day in 1981: More than 12 million Poles go on strike for 4 hours as part of the Solidarity movement. When you look back at historical moments like this, they can be very … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History VIII

Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty (March 26, 1979) On this day in 1979: Anwar Sadat, Menachem Begin, and Jimmy Carter sign the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C. And a ‘cold peace’ broke out between those two nations. The timing is randomized. … Continue reading

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Unbridled Light —

26th March 2022 In between the forces of light is a sub-stratum which joins the infinite to matter. It pursues the ways of mass into form and is picked up by the human eye, but unrecognised by many. This is … Continue reading

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Ximena: The Role that Won My Heart in 1961

Sophia Loren (September 30, 1934) This is going to seem weird: I watched an episode of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” a couple of days ago from 1962, which featured Vic Damone. The ‘reason’ he was going to be the … Continue reading

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