Cupid Draws His Bow The Venus and Saturn arrangement has Cupid drawing back his bow before he really has a clear shot of the target. We can expect a few misses and also instances in which the wrong person gets the arrow. But at least this happens in a comedy-of-errors style. The lighthearted Aquarius influences […]
Venus Squares Saturn To put it lightly, Venus in Aquarius isn’t totally jibing with Saturn in Scorpio. Or, in a heavier sense, Venus is actually antagonizing the planet of lessons in a possibly incendiary manner. Usually when passions flare, it’s a good thing, but today we might be passionate about the wrong things. Desire requires […]
June 28, 1929 – Feb. 7, 2013 Evelyn Coombs, a resident of Placerville, born June 28, 1929, died Feb. 7, 2013. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 1 p.m. (visitation from 12 to 1) at Chapel of the Pines Mortuary, 2855 Cold Springs Road in Placerville, Calif. Online condolences may be […]
New Moon, New Year Because it’s a lunar-based holiday, the Chinese New Year falls on different dates year to year, but it’s always celebrated on the Aquarius new moon. This is the year of the snake, which would usually herald a strongly masculine energy, except that 2013 is also a water year in Chinese astrology, […]
New Moon Eve of Potential It’s easy to see the potential in things on this day before the new moon in Aquarius. What’s hard is remembering not to fall in love with potential. There are many reasons why it would be a bad idea to do so, the foremost being that it robs you of […]
Cosmic Question: Are You Smarter than an Elephant? In India, owners of baby elephants leash them to trees. The elephant accepts this restriction so fully that even after it has grown to full size and could uproot the tree with one good tug, he stays put. If you are accepting a limitation that is no […]
Aug. 23, 1935 — Jan. 28, 2013 Frank E. Hicks, formerly of Fairplay, born Aug. 23, 1935, died Jan. 28, 2013. Services will be held at a later date.
April 11, 1928 — Feb. 5, 2013 Our sweet mother, Jayne Harriet Baierski, left to join the Lord on Feb. 5, 2013, with family by her side. Jayne was born in Sheboygan, Wisc., on April 11, 1928, and moved at a young age with her sisters and parents James and Lenore Miller to Snohomish, Wash. After […]
April 25, 1956 — Feb. 1, 2013 Lisé Charmaine Wright was a loving mother, daughter, sister and wife. She is survived by her husband, Mike Wright; her son, Will Benson; father, Frank Morse; and brothers, Andy and Casey Morse. She was involved with and supported NAMI and worked for Mental Health of El Dorado County. She […]
Dec. 10, 1935 — Jan. 8, 2013 Herbie succumbed to congestive heart failure on Jan. 8, 2013, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 53 years, Bernie; two loving daughters, Lisa (Dennis) Wade and Cyndi Bilodeau; two grandchildren, Lianne and Drew Devera; and her dogs, Kye and […]
Feb. 5, 1932 — Feb. 4, 2013 Martha Sue (Ross) Dennis, of Diamond Springs, born Feb. 5, 1932, died Feb. 4, 2013. A memorial will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 1 p.m., at the Bible Baptist Church on Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, Calif.
Jupiter Goes All Headbanger Quantum physicists insist that the material world is a trick of the senses. Still, it’s hard to disagree with the impact of, say, the wall you’re banging your head against. A seemingly futile pursuit may remind you of this fact as Jupiter prepares to challenge a conjunction of Mercury, Mars and […]
Highly Suggestible Pisces Aspects Has the sound of your own grumbling stomach ever been answered by the grumbling stomach of the person next to you? That’s because human hunger is a contagious phenomenon. Whatever you are hungry for as Mercury, Mars and Neptune pull together in Pisces, your appetites will influence those around you. ARIES […]