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About dadsnook

Dave has been exploring cyclic astrology since the mid-1970's. CYCLIC astrology utilizes both Return charts and planetary-pair cycles for short-term prediction. These practices and four years of archived material are available for study or reading at ninthhouse.wordpress.com A new book, Personal Prediction ISBN 978-9-615-63033-5, has been published and the MC-Solar Cycle technique is now supported through a recognized software provider so that all students and practicing astrologers can apply these techniques for their own use. Recently, Dave has been exploring a new charting format:, transiting Moon to natal Sun Return charts. These moon-sun returns show how see seek to maintain or deal with change in our lives. A book is expected to be released in 2015. Contact Dave for details at dadsnook@charter.net Dave is a retired business systems analyst and automation systems engineer, enjoys woodcarving and tarot in addition to astrology.

The Path To Becoming A Serial Killer

Dennis Nilsen, born Nov. 23, 1943 at 4:00 AM in Scotland, relocated to London, England. Nilsen is one of England’s more notorious serial murders, killing and dismembering a dozen or more young men over the course of decade.  He grew … Continue reading

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King Henry VII Solidifies The Tudor Family Succession

Henry’s plans, before he set sail for England, was to raise an army, gain some allies, defeat King Richard, and to marry Elizabeth of York.  This last step was intended to unite the houses of Lancaster and York, thereby ending … Continue reading

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Henry Tudor Goes To London, Becomes King of England

This painting depicts King Henry later in life, past the point where he was a young and slender youth-turned-man coming out of hiding in France.    After sending the former King Richard III’s naked body to Leicester to be displayed … Continue reading

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The King is Dead; Long Live the King

Henry fights Richard After resting his troops, Henry advanced toward Bosworth Field at the bottom of AMbion Hill where Richard had arrayed his forces.  As Henry advanced, Richard’s archers began their work.  Henry pulled his forces into a tight wedge … Continue reading

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The Final York-Lancaster Family Feud Is About To Begin

Henry Tudor had managed to slip out of the harbor in France without confronting any ships of King Richard III.  He had landed on the western coast of Wales.  There, his presence was noted and beacon fires spread the news … Continue reading

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The King & The ‘Wannabe’ King

Can planets discovered centuries later play a role in earlier charts? This photo is of Henry VIII, while he was still very young and not yet King of England.  While visiting the local Senior Center I came across a newspaper … Continue reading

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The Inevitable End

This painting by Kathy Krantz Fieramosca can be found at CIA headquarters. It depicts Tolkachev at work in his apartment taking photos of documents during his lunch break.  No spy in our history provided such remarkable and valuable material as … Continue reading

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