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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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Haiku (Redux)

Originally posted on cdsmiller17:
Haiku poetry is a style that originated in Japan. According to Wikipedia, it is typically characterized by three qualities: The essence of haiku is “cutting” (kiru). This is often represented by the juxtaposition of two images…

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It’s Like “Northern Exposure” but Without the Humour

Virgin River We starting binge-watching this series on Netflix last night. Almost immediately I got the “Northern Exposure” vibe. But, to be honest, this one is more like a Hallmark movie. The mountains in the background weren’t fooling me: the … Continue reading

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Once Seen, Never Forgotten, Thrice

Warwick Castle, Warwick I’ve seen this castle three times over the 22 years I lived in England: the first time with my second wife, Suzann, the second time with my mother, and the third time with Dianne. During the third … Continue reading

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Her Majesty and the Captain of the Queen’s Guard

Queen Elizabeth I (September 7, 1533 – March 24, 1603) Like an episode of The Crown, astrology can peek behind the royal curtains and witness history in a more intimate fashion: this is the story of Elizabeth I and Sir … Continue reading

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What Marriage is Really Like, from the Wife’s Point-of-View

For Better or For Worse, by Lynn Johnston From Wikipedia: “For Better or For Worse is a comic strip by Lynn Johnston that ran originally from 1979 to 2008 chronicling the lives of the Patterson family and their friends, in … Continue reading

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Abandonment: In My Life

When I feel all alone… Of all the pictures that Google presented to me, when I searched for a provocative image of ‘abandonment’, this is the one that resonated. It hearkens back to my childhood of feeling like the outsider. … Continue reading

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Song as Autobiography II

Piece by Piece (2016) Kelly Clarkson has been a prolific songwriter since her American Idol win in 2001. As we saw before, Because of You was written about her mother. But she also had a real issue with her father: … Continue reading

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His Story Through Her Eyes

Jamestown I caught the first episode of this British series on PBS last night. It seems to be a reasonable facsimile of what life in the 1700’s would have been like in Virginia. (Interestingly, it was almost totally filmed in … Continue reading

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