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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.

Camino Four; Dreaming While Walking

Awakening at six AM, Shirley was eager to get underway.  She and Anna were headed for Pamplona that day.  Shirley set the pace, choosing to walk faster than they had in prior days.  They passed several churches, all ornate and … Continue reading

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Camino Three: Walking About, Getting Lost, Rain

Shirley MacLaine actually had a t/Moon-to-n/Sun Return on June 5th, 1994 but it did not occur until the late afternoon.  I had chosen to use the prior t/Moon-opposite-n/Sun Return and advanced chart for June 5th.  Now, for June 6th I … Continue reading

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Camino Two: A ‘Walking Around’ Day

After reaching Roncesvalles late in the evening and getting a little sleep, Shirley and her friend Anna awoke to a noisy conversation by a couple who were unconcerned about the others who were still asleep. Following a light breakfast they … Continue reading

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Camino One; The Starting Point & Up The Pyrennes

On June 4th, 1994 Shirley began her Camino pilgrimage at St. Jean-Pied-de-Port, France.  This picturesque small city offers the pilgrims every form of support as a starting point on their journey.  Shirley left this city early in the morning after … Continue reading

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A Camino Pilgrimage by Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine, movie actress, writer and curious explorer decided in 1994, at the age of 60,  to undertake a pilgrimage.  She would follow the Camino from France across and parallel the upper coast of Spain as had thousands of others … Continue reading

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We are following the astrological charts for Dylan Thomas, a Welsh poet and writer of the early-mid 1900s.  He was one of many who had a life-crises at age 39, the year when one’s Sidereal or precession-corrected Tropical Solar Return … Continue reading

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