Tag Archives: United States history

What Happens When These Three Unite Against the Sun

Moon/Jupiter/Uranus Conjunction (April 29, 1983) I was asked to erect a chart for an individual in an extended family situation. I don’t think he wanted his birth chart done, but he may have expressed an interest in understanding how astrology … Continue reading

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How to Respect Someone’s Opinion:

Agree to Disagree We are in the middle of a provincial election here in Ontario, Canada. So, the knives are out, trying to carve up the electorate. And because the Americans are running their mid-term primaries at the same time, … Continue reading

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Maybe This is Exactly What Everyone Wants…

The World Going to Hell in a Handcart You know what I’m going to write next, don’t you? Be careful what you ask for, you just might get it. Putin and Russia want a neutral buffer zone around their borders. … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind?

Chuck Barris (June 3, 1929 – March 21, 2017) I probably wouldn’t have looked at this individual if it hadn’t been for a list of movies filmed in Canada. . This birth time is considered “excellent”, which is just as … Continue reading

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Climate Change: an Act of Compassion

Wynn Bruce Sets Himself on Fire (April 22, 2022) A man (54) from Boulder, Colorado burned himself to death in front of the US Supreme Court. Why? It takes guts to try to set the world on fire by committing … Continue reading

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Karma: God Is Not Mocked

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics They call it ‘spin’. Too much makes everything spin out of control: January 6th, 2021, for example. I’ve written about this affliction before. But the roots of it start early in childhood. Parents ask their … Continue reading

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Last Night, I was a Fly on the Wall:

In Biden’s White House Blame it on the US tax deadline, blame it on the full moon, blame it on too much food yesterday. Whatever. My dreams last night were full of witnessing events in the White House. By themselves, … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History XII

Rita Moreno Wins an Oscar (April 9, 1962) On this day in 1962: Actress Rita Moreno becomes the first Hispanic woman to win an Oscar, for her role as Anita in West Side Story (1961). It’s hard to believe this … Continue reading

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Mystery: Who Shot H.L.?

H.L. Hunt Jr (February 17, 1889 – November 29, 1974) It’s meant as a joke, my post title. This man is supposedly the model for J.R. Ewing on Dallas. He even looks a bit like Larry Hagman, doesn’t he? This … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History XI

Pony Express (April 3, 1860) On this day in 1860: The Pony Express mail service makes its first run between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California. This mail service only lasted 18 months, but it lives on as a memory … Continue reading

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