Born Under Mars

What does it mean, Born Under Mars? There’s always the Mars Retrograde material, typically I quote from As You Like It. In the big second-hand bookstore, I grabbed an image of this title. "Born Under Mars," though, has a lot more meaning to me. Mars Enters Gemini today.

Zen Mind

Limiting you activity – “Usually when someone believes in a particular religion, his attitude becomes more and more a sharp angle pointing away from himself. In our way the point of the angle is always towards ourselves.” Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki. Weatherhill Press. NY & Tokyo, 1970, 1997. Page 75.

Texas Secede

This would be funny, if it was the first time I’d heard it. Mentioned in 1997 – Sagittarius, I think, then Cancer, 1999, and for the time being, I can’t locate the other mention. “If Texas were to secede, what would we do with Austin?” “Build a wall around it, like the Vatican, because Austin [...]

College and University

Interesting reading about college and university experiences. Mine was different despite the bewildering array of choices. I knew what I wanted. Four-year degree. That’s what I wanted from a real College and University Very simple. Not complicated. From an early age, I was “fast-tracked” to get into a university, with my own choices leading me [...]

Two-Meat Tuesday

Looks like Austin, At the Rock Shop Again, at Nature’s Treasures, for Tuesday.


You got your friends, and you got your fiends, and some days, one come through for you. Scorpio Full Moon, almost over …

Writer’s Rules

Writer’s Rules Heard them all, many times over, but the Writer’s Rules really do apply. Still the best advice? Write Daily Read. A lot. Constantly seek improvement. Eschew all rules. So the rules, the Writer’s Rules , as collated and turned into a graphic format? Here.

More Marcus

Blot out your imaginaton. Turn your desire to stone. Quench your appetities. Keep your mind centered on itself. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Book Nine, no. 7 # meditations Meditations by Marcus Aurelius - iRead Series - i-mobilize, inc. Meditations: A New Translation (Modern Library) As always a free version is hosted on [...]

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