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Super Moon

Posted on June 23rd, 2013 by Don Cerow

Most “super” supermoon of 2013 on June 22-23 (from EarthSky.org) (The) Full Moon falls on June 23, 2013 at 11:32 UTC (6:32 a.m. CDT in the U.S.). Thus, for many, the moon appears about as full in the June 22 evening sky as it does on the evening of June 23. This full moon is not only the […]

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Lunar Shadows

Posted on June 8th, 2013 by Don Cerow

When looking at events for the coming year, I generally step over the lunar aspects and go for ‘planetary’ combinations, those involving other than the Moon. I have found that more powerful events in our lives are triggered by ‘the planets’. Since the Moon is the fastest moving body across the face of our sky, […]

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Uranus Pluto Square

Posted on May 25th, 2013 by Don Cerow

  It will be no surprise to anyone that we are in a time of major transition. On the 20th of May, during the third in our series of seven planetary alignments between Uranus and Pluto, a series of ‘hard’ aspects known as squares was playing out its hand. As seen from the Earth these […]

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Mother’s Day

Posted on May 9th, 2013 by Don Cerow

               It’s an old book now, with a plain faded-blue cover. The title, the name of a young girl, is all it says on its face. Opening the book carefully, on the inside in a script written by a nibbed pen in ink were the words:   Presented to Addene Dodson by Arliss Wilson for […]

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Deity?

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by Don Cerow

  While waiting for the book to return from the printers, I have continued to investigate the trails along which both Dragon and Divinity may have once walked. I am excited about the amount of information contained within the Chinese classics and eager to return to some of the Native American pathways, but one of […]

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Why Not Draco?

Posted on April 10th, 2013 by Don Cerow

  WEBColumn from Moon Mail of April 10th, 2013 (We now switch to a column every fortnight, on the New and Full Moons.)     People walk around claiming to be a Leo, Gemini or Sagittarian. These are the light and breezy sort. Out and about, socializing, chatting and comparing life notes with others. Aquarians […]

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The Dragon takes Flight

Posted on March 27th, 2013 by Don Cerow

On last Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 1:22 PM, When the Dragon Wore the Crown left the publishers on its way to the printers. We are anticipating that it will be available early this summer. Naturally, this will be the beginning of a road trip, visiting book stores, libraries, astronomy and astrology groups, state parks, […]

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The Old Moon

Posted on March 22nd, 2013 by Don Cerow

On every front, advances are being made ian increasing awareness of ancient stellar observation. While Stonehenge has long been recognized as an observatory with which to monitor the heavens, even older than these are the sites at Newgrange, Malta, in Germany, Nabta Playa in Egypt, Armenia, and Gobekli Tepe in Turkey. The level of sophistication […]

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Dominoes

Posted on March 15th, 2013 by Don Cerow

    It’s amazing when you can take the key to the puzzle and drop it into place. All of a sudden the pattern makes sense, the moves are anticipated, the rhythm found.     Knock over the key domino, and the whole spotted serpentine form begins to unwind.     While following in the […]

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The Pisces Whirlpool

Posted on March 8th, 2013 by Don Cerow

    There’s been quite a bit of celestial activity going on over the last month as a number of planets have gathered together and are now ‘hanging out’ down by the ocean. Unfortunately, one of the ‘planets’ that’s taken the plunge is the Sun, so we can’t see the others very well because they’re […]

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When beggars die

Posted on March 1st, 2013 by Don Cerow

When beggars die there are no comets seen, the heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.                   -Shakespeare William Shakespeare; copper engraving of Shakespeare by Martin Droeshout Historically, common folk have regarded comets as evil omens. Which way will the gods now bend their will, as they make their mark on the […]

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Magic Mirror

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by Don Cerow

Magic Mirror   The following was copy for June 9th, 1995. It discussed the boundary stones, the markers where one property-line ended and another began, except in this case, these were the children of Cronos, the offspring of specific years in time. The Alpha and the Omega   Over the last few weeks we’ve been […]

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It is Written

Posted on February 15th, 2013 by Don Cerow

 “In each age the lives and manners of men are different and God has established for each age a definite span of time which is determined by the circuit of the Great Year. Whenever this circuit comes to an end and another begins some marvelous sign appears either on earth or in heaven so that […]

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Gathering of the Argonauts

Posted on February 8th, 2013 by Don Cerow

Argonauts Gathering of the Argonauts The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the mythic pillars of the tales of Time. It’s a story that tells of exciting adventure and a dangerous journey, one in which a summons goes out to all of the greatest heroes of Greece to answer the call and […]

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Pisces

Posted on February 1st, 2013 by Don Cerow

Two Ichthyoids As Neptune enters the second degree of Pisces, let’s take a look at this stellar archetype, both sign and constellation. Although there are differences between the sidereal (stars) and tropical (sign) zodiacs, they both spring from the same source and deal with a similar theme of interpretation.     The Cord and the […]

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Urna

Posted on January 25th, 2013 by Don Cerow

Urna Material largely from: Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning, by Richard Hinckley Allen The Sun has entered Aquarius. This image of the Water Bearer extends as far back as any we have. It’s outline is found on Babylonian stones, and its name can be traced as cup or urn bearer in many languages. The […]

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Sea of Change

Posted on January 18th, 2013 by Don Cerow

  We swim in a Sea of Change. All around us life is moving at a quicker pace. We’ve evolved from a society resigned to learning the ways of our fathers, to working with electronic components so advanced they’re outdated six weeks before they’re released.   The four stars around the ‘m’ in ‘stream’ form […]

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Paths of the Dragon

Posted on January 11th, 2013 by Don Cerow

  “Stories of the magic location of sacred sites are not confined to Britain, but refer to a geomantic tradition once universally known. All over the world the centres of spiritual power were discovered by means of a system which combined science, astrology and intuition.”                 p. 59.   […]

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Highlights for 2013

Posted on January 4th, 2013 by Don Cerow

Well, it’s January, and together with the chill temperatures it’s time for the prognosticators to come out of the woodwork and tell us a little of what they see for the coming year. Thought I’d take a number and get in line. First the fiscal. Uranus will square transiting Pluto twice this year, on May […]

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For Unto Us A Child is Born

Posted on December 28th, 2012 by Don Cerow

For Unto Us A Child is Born From the Book of Days, 1 January ( http://www.thebookofdays.com/months/jan/1.htm  ): “As New-Year’s Day, the first of January bears a prominent place in the popular calendar. It has ever been a custom among northern nations to see the old year out and the new one in, with the highest […]

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