September 6, 2021
great reads

Great Reads!

I’ve been quieter than usual this summer as I recover from my father’s death. Grief is an odd thing I’ve discovered and just when I think I’m getting better, I get my ass kicked. But now it’s back to school time, I’m pushing myself to be productive. I need to be distracted. Fortunately for me, I’ve been able to dive into some great reads. Quick Commercial Break! How could even think about starting the school year without knowing where Jupiter is this year? Here’s a quick guide to help you understand your child’s or your classroom’s learning style. If you […]
July 20, 2020

Oh Be Quiet About Ophiuchus

I CANNOT believe we’re going through this nonsense again. After a friend alerted me that Good Morning Britain had brought in “experts” to talk about Ophiuchus, I had to get busy. Just as we think we can forget how to spell “Ophiuchus”, the topic comes up again. I try not to grumpy about this but it gets rather tiresome. This story comes up every couple of years and I get panic-stricken messages because someone thinks their Sun sign has changed. And the story is used by NASA to bash astrology. So let me slow down and explain why your sign […]