Tag Archives: accidents

Gemini Rising: You Say Yes, I Say No (Hello, Goodbye)

Naya Rivera (January 12, 1987 – July 8, 2020) Naya’s name always struck me as strange. The Na says no, the Ya says yes. Turns out that it may be a Somali interjection to get the attention of a girl. … Continue reading

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Lawrence of Arabia: Exit Stage Left

It’s not often a movie kills off its hero within the first 3 minutes and 20 seconds. But, I suppose, David Lean couldn’t have done anything less than that, since most people knew T.E. Lawrence by his heroics in the … Continue reading

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The “Once and Future King”

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr (Nov 25, 1960 – Jul 16, 1999) Can you imagine losing your father 3 days before your 3rd birthday? What a legacy! There’s no doubting the accuracy of this birth time: when your father was elected … Continue reading

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Mars Transit Neptune: Accident in a Fog

Kobe Bryant (1978 – 2020) I waited a week before attempting this post. As I’m not a big basketball fan, this accidental death of one of the NBA’s biggest stars didn’t affect me as much as it did others. The … Continue reading

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The Herald of Free Enterprise Disaster

Cosmic Loom: The New Science of Astrology (1987) Previously, I have highlighted a few books that have inspired me to write about Astrology. For example, Cosmos and Psyche made sense, for me, of the cycles that seem to run parallel … Continue reading

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Airship Disaster: The Hindenburg on Fire

Led Zeppelin Album Cover Most of us alive today have only a passing interest in this disaster. Culturally, it is seared into our memories as the image on this Led Zeppelin album cover. But the accident which happened on this … Continue reading

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Fukushima: Eight Years On

Nuclear Waste There’s a lot of talk these days about climate change and sea pollution, but we tend to forget that a lot of our present problems may have been triggered by this event, eight years ago. Nuclear power was … Continue reading

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School Bus Close Call II

The Boxed White Truck My nemesis on the road yesterday is quite nondescript. It just goes to show me that maybe white is the new black. I don’t know anything except that an astrological analysis of the near miss reveals … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Start the Fire: Or Did We?

Notre Dame de Paris It came as a bit of a shock for most everyone with news of a fire at Our Lady of Paris on Monday evening. Now it seems that the first alarm at 6:20 pm was considered … Continue reading

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Have You Had a Fender-Bender?

Designed for Maximum Damage When I was growing up, during the late 60’s and early 70’s, there was a scandal brewing about the way cars were designed. Although it seems preposterous now, the front bumper and the back bumperĀ of the … Continue reading

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