Category Archives: family

Why Some Pets Seem More Like Friends to Us

Susan and Kaiya This might seem outrageous, too, but I swear that astrology plays a big role in how pets and their owners get along. Compare my wife’s birth chart with that of our latest acquisition. Does there not seem … Continue reading

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Does Astrology Work with Our Dogs, Too?

BeBe (May 24, 2008) I have a fairly easy relationship with my dog. She tells me what she wants, and I do it. She’s quietly assertive in other ways, too. When we go for a walk, she leads the way, … Continue reading

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Does Astrology Work with Our Pets?

Kaiya (July 19. 2017) It’s a thought that never goes away: are our pets subject to the same planetary influences as we are? Our parrot’s ‘birth’ time is unknown (she hatched out of her egg). I’ve set the clock for … Continue reading

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A Pawn Piece (1978 play): Insights

Playing the Games of Life on a Chessboard Originally written as a poem (“Upon Peace”) in 1965, as a protest about the ways of the world, I adapted it into a play in 1978, using my son (Derek) as the … Continue reading

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Can Madness Link Two Lives?

Elizabeth Thorpe (May 17, 1963) This is awkward, to say the least: my sister, Elizabeth is schizophrenic. She has been this way since her late teens, blaming our mother for hypnotizing her and thereby allowing the Devil to enter her … Continue reading

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I Told You that We were Programmed, too

Lies My Mother Told Me This looks like I’m going for the humour of the situation, but, instead, I’m trying to demonstrate how simple it was for you to buy into a long tradition of your ‘mother’s wise words’. Take … Continue reading

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A Member of Our Extended Family Died Yesterday

RIP Dennis Lenzin

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Birds of a Feather…

Our Guest Budgie likes Hanging with Her Own Kind

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This Post is for Serious Astrologers Only

Can an Accident (Even a Minor One) Change a Life Forever? My wife, Susan, is a beautiful person, but she suffers from chronic pain due to an accident that she suffered more than 30 years ago. Last night she chronicled … Continue reading

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It Was A Good Day to Die

Cloe (September 1, 2005 – June 21, 2021) Susan and I spent an hour in bed this morning reminiscing about Cloe’s life. There is a hole where she used to be (laying between us, near our pillows) but we filled … Continue reading

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