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TAKING THE PLUNGE!, The only sports award I ever won was a medal for swimming and I have always been a good underwater swimmer, but never thought it…

TAKING THE PLUNGE!The only sports award I ever won was a medal for swimming and I have always been a good underwater swimmer, but never thought it had other implications. LOL.Busy, busy days. I am out of the cold basement rooms for now and have done a pretty good job, if I do say so. Continue Reading

CAPTURING THE CULTURE OF THE TIMES, I’m trying to wrap up this recent series on placing astrology books and magazines

CAPTURING THE CULTURE OF THE TIMESI’m trying to wrap up this recent series on placing astrology books and magazines. And lest I fall into forgetfulness, what was REALLY a bear happened some years ago when I sent the entire library (and my personal papers) to the library of the University of Illinois to be part Continue Reading

PROSE UNDER PRESSURE LEAKS POETRY, [It’s still bitter cold here in Michigan and my laboring in the other half of the basement does lead to thoughts…

PROSE UNDER PRESSURE LEAKS POETRY[It’s still bitter cold here in Michigan and my laboring in the other half of the basement does lead to thoughts and musings, some of which are spun out here. They are a little “heady,” so don’t feel obligated to read them. These days I have less time to write. As Continue Reading

A HOME FOR ASTROLOGICAL MAGAZINES, Since there is some interest in my astrology book and periodical dissemination, I will update readers on how that…

A HOME FOR ASTROLOGICAL MAGAZINESSince there is some interest in my astrology book and periodical dissemination, I will update readers on how that is going.I am happy to say that we have found a home for American Astrology Magazines, all 36 running-feet of them (1836 issues), so that is good. What I need now is Continue Reading

BOOK-PROJECT A NO-GO, Well, thank you all for your interest, feedback, and thoughts, but there are problems as to making this work and your feedback…

BOOK-PROJECT A NO-GOWell, thank you all for your interest, feedback, and thoughts, but there are problems as to making this work and your feedback helped clarify that. Although I asked you not to ask me to find specific books, authors, and subjects, a great many of did just that and I totally understand. You too Continue Reading

THE GREAT ASTROLOGY-BOOK GIVE-AWAY, I am an award-winning archivist, not only of music, film, and concert rock posters, but also of astrology

THE GREAT ASTROLOGY-BOOK GIVE-AWAYI am an award-winning archivist, not only of music, film, and concert rock posters, but also of astrology. It’s in my genes that I try to preserve what I consider valuable to our culture, in this case our music, our movies, rock poster art, but also cultural astronomy, best known as “astrology.”I Continue Reading

MOONLIGHTING, Wandering through my house in the middle of the night as I do, there are not often many lights, unless I turn them on

MOONLIGHTINGWandering through my house in the middle of the night as I do, there are not often many lights, unless I turn them on. Tonight, I noticed a patch of light illuminating the living-room rug. Where was that coming from, I wondered? I finally went to the window and looked up. Sure enough, it was Continue Reading

I have been highly productive over these last few days

I have been highly productive over these last few days. Made classic French Marrons Glacé — candies chestnuts — which takes several days of slowly reducing the sugar /chestnut mixture. Then, combined the remaining chestnut pieces with the reduced sugar syrup in the blender with organic heavy cream, blended to the smoothest, most custard-y consistency Continue Reading