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A Giant of a Hero for the British Side in 1812

Sir Isaac Brock (October 6, 1769 – October 13, 1812) Standing at 6′ 2″, with a wide girth, Major-General Brock was an easy target for an American sniper that day at the battle of Queenston Heights in 1812. The shot … Continue reading

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The Birth Chart: Map of a Hero’s Journey?

I knew the penny would drop one day; look’s like that day is today. In a post about the Cathars, I noted that we are refined by fire. What I didn’t explicitly say was that the act of living is … Continue reading

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This Hero had a Thousand Ideas

Joseph Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) This was the man who was inspired by Carl Jung and his archetypes. Our subconscious minds are influencing us strongly enough that we keep wanting to hear the exact same story, … Continue reading

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The Original “King of Hollywood”

Douglas Fairbanks Sr. (May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) After writing yesterday about “America’s Sweetheart”, Mary Pickford, it only seems appropriate to look at the astrological chart of her ‘one, great love’. This chart was on my Kepler 7.0 … Continue reading

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Monumental Blunders: Tearing Down Our Past

Should We Be Pulling Down Statues? This controversy started in the United States, after George Floyd’s murder. But it isn’t new. Civil War heroes of the South have always had a place of pride in their town and city squares. … Continue reading

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A Man Destined for Greatness

Winston Churchill (Nov 30, 1874 – Jan 24, 1965) Most people think this man saved the United Kingdom from being overrun by Nazis during World War II. But as always, he didn’t do it alone. His words did. The timing … Continue reading

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Flawed Hero: Triumphs and Tragedy

Charles Lindbergh (Feb 4, 1902 – Aug 26, 1974) Today in history (1927), this man became a household name: Thirty-three hours and 30 minutes after he took off from New York’s Roosevelt Field, aviator Charles Lindbergh lands 3,600 miles away … 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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Lawrence of Arabia: Man and Mystery

Thomas Edward Lawrence (Aug 16, 1888 – May 19, 1935) Since Lawrence died today in 1935, I thought it might be time to look at this enigma more closely (i.e. astrologically). If anything, we may get a hint as to … Continue reading

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“Getting Old is a Gift” Grandpa Eddie

Jumanji: The Next Level We came to see this one last night, two month’s late. It’s been almost that long since we last went with our granddaughter, Brigitte. This time, her Auntie Zanna was visiting from the U.K., so that … Continue reading

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