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Full Moon in Capricorn, June 27, 2018

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Keeping an eye on Saturn in Capricorn by the light of the June 27th Full Moon!

Libra Seeking Balance

Saturn weighs heavily on us during this Full Moon at 06° 28′ Capricorn on 27 June 2018 09:54 PM PDT because it tightly conjoins the Capricorn Moon. Those who have been playing fast and loose with the rules are likely going to hear about it in no uncertain terms. However if we have been fulfilling our responsibilities in a careful, dedicated manner, we may finally begin to see some return for our efforts.

Adding a nice touch of innovative energy to this lunation is Uranus in Taurus trine the Moon-Saturn conjunction and sextile the Cancer Sun. This is a great combination for coming up with fresh, practical ways to increase productivity in our lives without sacrificing quality of life. It will be interesting to see how the naturally cautious Cancer-Capricorn axis responds to Uranus in Taurus’s need to build something new. One possible result is dramatic improvements in the way…

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Written by Jude Cowell

June 23, 2018 at 9:28 pm

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Atten: Dyslexics – fi yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid too

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Can you read this? Me too!

Rants & Raves by Dyslexia Victoria Online

Only great minds can read this. This is weird, but interesting!…” is an amusing email attachment you will find at the end of this blog that makes the rounds on the internet – but for Dyslexics – this is how they identify words. They recognize the shape and letters of the word; not necessarily the order of the letters except as they say in the blurb below, the first and last letter of the word. Dyslexics tend to rely on this method for reading and this can cause them to read words incorrectly because they are trying to recognize the “look” of the word.

This reading style also creates difficulty for a Dyslexic person’s ability to comprehend and remember what they have read because all their attention is directed to decoding the words they are reading and not automatically recognizing them. This is due to their issue memorizing…

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Written by Jude Cowell

June 8, 2018 at 10:38 pm

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The Yin and the Yang of our Days

An intriguing visit well recorded!

Zeebra Designs & Destinations

Can you see Hotel Andino down there?

“In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.”     -J. Krishnamurti

Quito Ecuador – This past week Miguel, owner of Hotel Andino, sent an email to warn me to expect ‘something different’ for my one-night stay.   When I arrived, Miguel explained that they were full with an out-of-town group of business people, but there was one option.  He seemed hesitant, and I said that I loved surprises –“… Show me the space!”

We went into the main part of the house, and I wondered where in the world an extra room could be, and then we stepped toward a petite door located beneath the staircase.  …

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Written by Jude Cowell

July 30, 2017 at 2:35 am

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Debunking the National Eclipse

Correcting eclipse fallacies and some good advice!

NATIONAL ECLIPSE BLOG

debunked (Eclipse photo by Luc Viatour / http://www.Lucnix.be)

(Need eclipse gear for August 21? Visit the NationalEclipse.com eclipse store.)

In our last post, Staying Safe on August 21, we called attention to the fact that the media sometimes inadvertently provides incorrect or dangerous information about how to safely view a solar eclipse. Needless to say, this is a disturbing pattern because so many people never think to verify or fact check what they read or hear in the news. Unfortunately, that blind faith can lead to irreparable eye damage on August 21. But the media, and people in general, also make other kinds of factual mistakes and false assumptions when it comes to the subject of solar eclipses. Some of these errors are the result of long-held beliefs; others are simply due to an innocent mistake that quickly spreads and propagates online. Although these mistakes don’t necessarily put anyone in danger, they do…

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Written by Jude Cowell

July 29, 2017 at 8:02 pm

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FBI Seize Smashed Hard Drives From Crooked Wasserman Schultz

Tragically we have an infiltrated Congress (in more ways than one):

Nwo Report

FBI agents have seized smashed computer hard drives from the home of Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s IT aide.

According to two sources within the bureau, Pakistani-born Imran Awan, right-hand IT aide to the former DNC Chairwoman, had persistently tried to prevent the FBI from obtaining the hard drives.

Dailycaller.com reports: An additional source in Congress with direct knowledge of the case, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the probe, confirmed that the FBI has joined what Politico previously described as a Capitol Police criminal probe into “serious, potentially illegal, violations on the House IT network” by Imran and three of his relatives, who had access to the emails and files of the more than two dozen House Democrats who employed them on a part-time basis.

Capitol Police have also seized computer equipment tied to the Florida lawmaker.

Awan’s younger brothers, Abid and Jamal, his wife, Hina Alvi…

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Written by Jude Cowell

July 27, 2017 at 3:06 pm

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A New Economic Vision, in 27 Words

With this I can agree:

The Baseline Scenario

By James Kwak

A couple of weeks ago I posted a 6,000-word essay laying out a new economic vision for the Democratic Party. It kind of vanished into the ether, although Stephen Metcalf was kind enough to say this:

So here it is, in 27 words:

All people need a few basic things:

  • An education
  • A job
  • A place to live
  • Health care
  • A decent retirement

Let’s make sure everyone has these things.

If you want more, there is always the long version.

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Written by Jude Cowell

July 18, 2017 at 6:59 pm

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Spanish 101 – Please Pronounce “Santa Ana”

Written by Jude Cowell

July 12, 2017 at 12:00 am

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