Category Archives: showbusiness

Meet a Person who Decided to be Non-Binary

T. Thomason (September 29, 1994) I follow T. Thomason on Facebook. I sent him a message asking if he’d like me to do his birth chart. He answered, “No, I’m alright.” That is so close to the British statement, “No, … Continue reading

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World History Contained in One Lightfoot Song

Protocol (1976) The first time I heard this song was at Massey Hall, Toronto, sometime in 1976. As I was living in Vancouver during that time period, it would have been when I returned for a visit with my son. … Continue reading

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Forty-Six Years Ago Lightfoot Highlighted a Racial Issue

Cherokee Bend (1975) This song has been haunting my sleep. That probably means I need to write something about it. The story isn’t new, and in this case, fictionalized, but the recent news of unmarked graves at so many Residential … Continue reading

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Lightfoot: Once a Troubadour, Always a Troubadour

OK, here goes: when I originally did William IX, Duke of Aquitaine’s birth and death charts, I ‘presumed’ I had something to do with this man who was The Troubadour from 1100 A.D. Now, I can finally make sense of … Continue reading

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The Night Gordon Lightfoot Almost Died

He had an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (September 7, 2002) In terms of mortality statistics, only 5% of the people who have one of these events survive them. In terms of his life path, this may have been one of Gordon … Continue reading

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I Never Thought to do His Birth Chart Before

Gordon Lightfoot (November 17, 1938) OK. This is weird. After writing about Cathy Smith this morning, I decided to do Gordon Lightfoot’s chart. It was already in my Kepler 7.0 program, with a remembered time of 7 am. So, just … Continue reading

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She Used to Be a Groupie with The Band

Cathy Smith (April 25, 1947 – August 16, 2020) We watched the Gordon Lightfoot biography “If You Could Read My Mind” on the CBC last night. This woman’s story stood out from the rest of the documentary. At least two … Continue reading

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The True Story of “Me & Bobby McGee”

Kris Kristofferson (June 22, 1936) and Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943) I was thinking about Kris Kristofferson yesterday, wondering if I remembered how to spell his name. Then I thought about Janis Joplin’s version of his song. This post is … Continue reading

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Is the Social Experiment of Planet Earth Coming to an End?

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (1971) This post has been prompted by an article about the real life experiment that inspired this story. The parallels between rats and human society is uncanny. But it also hints at what … Continue reading

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Did My Love of History Develop Because of This Actor?

Richard Burton (as Henry VIII in “Anne of the Thousand Days”) 1969 Something tells me that I identify with the characters that Richard Burton portrayed in films, especially during the 1950’s and 1960’s. These historical lions from the past became … Continue reading

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