But this our purpose now is twelve month old, And bootless ’tis to tell you we will go; Therefore we meet not now. King in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, part 1 (I.i.28-30) The new year promises to hold some surprises. Horoscopes starting 1.4.2018 Capricorn One of the lessons I learned in the last few years? When [...]

(Aside.) “Now by the gods, I do applaud his courage.” Simonides in Shakespeare’s Pericles, Prince of Tyre (2.5.58) Horoscopes starting 11/23/2017 Sagittarius Backing up my astrological statements with both observations and empirical evidence is part of my trade. When I make broad, sweeping statements about signs and conditions, I tend to use material I have [...]

Thou sayest well, and it holds well too, for the fortune of us that are the moon’s men doth ebb and flow like the sea, being govern’d, as the sea is, by the moon. Prince Hal in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, part 1 (I.ii.37) Mercury goes “Retrograde,” moving east, from August 12 to September 5, with [...]

Set honor in one eye and death i’ th’ other, And I will look on both indifferently; For let the gods so speed me as I love The name of honor more than I fear death. Brutus in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar I.ii.86 Mars enters the Tropical Zodiac sign of Cancer, June 4, 2017 at 11:15 [...]

The time is out of joint—O cursed spite, That ever I was born to set it right! Nay, come, let’s go together. Hamlet in Shakespeare’s Hamlet 1.v.187-9 Jupiter (retrograde) oppose Uranus conjunct Mars; New Moon in Pisces. But what does that mean? Horoscopes starting 2.23.2017 Pisces: Digging way back into my personal history, there was [...]

“You see “Bob” and I still clung to the old Texas style which is, never kill one of your own beeves when you can get somebody else’s.” From: Chas. A. Siringo. “A Texas Cowboy: or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony”P. 161. While I tend to favor Shakespeare quotes for introductions, [...]

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