Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Michael Grimm Scandal

Michael Gerard Grimm (born February 7, 1970), the U.S. Representative for New York’s 11th congressional district, came to national attention on 28 January 2014 when he threatened to break reporter Michael Scotto in half and throw him off the balcony of the … Continue reading

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A Review of Tarot Beyond the Basics

A google search revealed the following review of Tarot Beyond the Basics by Janet Tapper in the Library Journal: Library Journal 04/15/2014“Louis (Tarot Plain and Simple) takes a deep dive into varying conceptual systems within the imagery and symbolism of the 78-card tarot deck used … Continue reading

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The Passing of a Literary Giant

The Colombian novelist, Gabriel García Márquez, died at his home in Mexico City on Thursday (17 April) at the age of 87. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982.  Gabriel García Márquez was born in Aracataca near Colombia’s … Continue reading

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Teenager goes on stabbing rampage

Alex Hribal, the 16 year old who allegedly stabbed his fellow students and a security guard, was born on October 1, 1997 (see entry above “First Name” on bottom left in the attached document).  According to CNN, “A teenage boy … Continue reading

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The Red Planet in the News

Thousands of years ago the priests of Mesopotamia studied the night sky and made correlations between planetary phenomena and events on Earth.  While astrologers do not believe that the planets cause such events, it is striking how compelling such correlations can be, … Continue reading

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A Victim of Popular Astrology

A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again. — Alexander Pope, An essay on Criticism  A young man from Spain with … Continue reading

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Angelo Nasios’ review of Tarot Beyond the Basics

Tarot reader, video maker, and budding author Angelo Nasios posted a review of my new book, Tarot Beyond the Basics, on YouTube.  I’m delighted that he liked the book and had such nice things to say. Here is a link to … Continue reading

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