Tag Archives: Mars

Jay Leno confronts Saturn, Mars and Zeus

Recently the comedian Jay Leno has been in the news because of a series of accidents and surgeries. An avid fan of automobiles, he suffered severe burns to his face and upper body on November 12, 2022, while working on … Continue reading

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Never get married on a Tuesday

In Spain there is a proverb which goes: “En martes, ni te cases ni te embarques.” (On Tuesdays, neither get married nor embark on a journey.) According to wikipedia: “In Spanish-speaking countries, instead of Friday, Tuesday the 13th (martes trece) is considered a … Continue reading

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Struck by lightning on the way to the wedding

In the last post I presented the aphorisms of Nicholas Culpeper regarding horary astrology. In reading about Culpeper’s life, I came across an odd bit of history which seemed worth astrological investigation. Culpeper was born on 18 October 1616 (OS), … Continue reading

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An interesting out-of-bounds Mars

On Tuesday morning news sources announced the death at age 81 of former Argentine president Fernando de la Rua, who served a very brief term of office during the severe financial crisis in Argentina.  The earliest report I could find … Continue reading

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An interesting 3-card tarot reading

The following reading, which illustrates the usefulness of astrological associations in tarot, was done using the Llewellyn Classic Tarot deck.  The querent is a high school senior who asked for a general reading about what issues were currently most important … Continue reading

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Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight arrested on suspicion of murder

Having just reviewed the astrology of an incident involving ex Power Ranger actor Ricardo Medina who fatally stabbed his roommate with a sword, I was struck by its similarity to another item which appeared around the same time in the … 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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The Modern Confusion about Astrological Houses

Alan Leo did pioneering work in re-introducing astrology into the modern world at the end of the 19th century. Unfortunately in his zeal to simplify astrology, Leo introduced many misunderstandings into the modern astrological lexicon.  The most egregious of these … Continue reading

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Actor Paul Walker dies in car crash

On Saturday, 30 November 2013, at about 3:30 PM a car carrying actor Paul Walker crashed and exploded in flames in Santa Clarita (Valencia), California. Paul Walker played Brian O’Conner in The Fast and the Furious film franchise.  His Facebook page states that the … Continue reading

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