Category Archives: Archetype and Myth

Sagittarius Nov 22nd 9:59 AM

An arrow is a pointed projectile that is shot with a bow and penetrates a distant target. Sagitta is the constellation of the arrow, and Sagittarius is the constellation of the bow or Archer. The constellation of Aquila separates these … Continue reading

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Creatures of the Dark – The Illusive History of Vampires

The notion of vampirism has existed for millennia. Cultures such as the Mesopotamians, Hebrews, Ancient Greeks, Manipuri and Romans had tales of demons and spirits which are considered precursors to modern vampires. Despite the occurrence of vampire-like creatures in these … Continue reading

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Not the Usual Suspects – More Japanese Horror

First the the capitaine yells at the gendarmes, “Round up the usual suspects! ‘ When it comes to Halloween we know who they are. The older generation of Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster and the Wolfman. Then there are the moderns, Freddy … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Black Cats Through History

The African wildcat was probably first tamed in the Fertile Crescent during the first agricultural revolution that started about 10,000 years ago.[2] Small cat bones excavated on Mediterranean islands indicate that cats were introduced around the beginning of the first … Continue reading

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Scorpio – Oct 23rd 1:20 PM

When I was working my way through school a coworker mentioned she wanted her astrological birth chart dome but everyone one she had approached wanted too much money. I thought “How hard can it be?” I went to the local … Continue reading

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Not the Usual Suspects – Japanese Horror

First the the capitaine yells at the gendarmes, “Round up the usual suspects! ‘ When it comes to Halloween we know who they are. The older generation of Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster and the Wolfman. Then there are the moderns, Freddy … Continue reading

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Virgo Aug 23rd 10:02 AM

Virgo (♍) is the sixth astrological sign in the Zodiac. Virgo is the second-largest constellation. It spans the 150-180th degree of the zodiac. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area on average between August 22 and September 22, and under the sidereal zodiac, the sun transits the constellation … Continue reading

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