Cosmic Forecast, Sep. 20-Sep 26

Time to take care of any and all details (Virgo) that will lead to the peace, love and harmony (Libra) of your autumn season. Do the work first, that you may sooner enjoy the beauty of this coming fall. Dress nice. Who you gonna (want to) winter with? Peace and love to you all. —The Golden Troll of Rock ’n’ Roll, MOJOPO
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g LIBRA (9.23-10.22)  Let’s get you started on this, your most magical month! The Sun enters Libra the morning of Saturday, the 22nd, waking you up to the magical possibilities that can potentially manifest around/by dawn on Moonday, October 15th, during the next Cazimi New Moon on the Libra/Scorpio cusp. One can’t prescribe…

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Public Not Private

Tom Osborne’s “heart episode” (his words) remained private for a time. He didn’t discuss it at length until three weeks later, when he announced he would be stepping aside after 25 seasons.

The episode was a rapid heartbeat, atrial fibrillation. Initially, “what I didn’t tell  you was that they did have to put me under and they had to shock me to get it back in, which is a little bit more than we had hoped,” Osborne said during the stepping-aside news conference on Dec. 10, 1997.

Later in the news conference, he talked about what might have caused the episode. “It could have been the Missouri game,” he said, in an attempt at levity.

The…

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In Sync: Body and Nature

Nature and doshas

The ancient Indian medical system known as ayurveda identifies three primary energies in nature, pitta, vata, and kapha. All existence is made of these three energies — bodies, planets, trees, foods — everything. Related to the body, these energies are called doshas. Balance of the doshas is crucial to health.

We can stay in sync with nature by studying the nature of the doshas.

Pitta relates to the element fire, anything that has a fiery, hot and high-energy nature. Summer is a pitta season, peppers are a pitta spice and we all know fiery people.

Vata is airy, dry, cool, changeable, mercurial, identified with the element wind. Vata people tend to be…

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Husker ‘Want-to’

Bo Pelini might have misinterpreted the basis for the question. But no one could have misinterpreted his response. Nebraska’s fifth-year football coach punctuated it with an icy stare in the direction of the reporter who asked. Pelini held the stare for several seconds.

The question was whether the Huskers’ tackling problems in a 36-30 loss to UCLA at the Rose Bowl stadium were a result of lacking “want-to,” a description used by some of his players.

Pelini equated “want-to” with commitment.

“ ’Want-to,’ from our players? Let me tell you something about our football team, our football players and everybody associated with our football program,” he said. “There isn’t any more ‘want-to’ out there. Don’t start…

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Cosmic Forecast, Sep. 13-Sep. 19

One more week of Virgo, and then it’s time for whatever harmony (Libra) you’ve accrued, want and deserve. After sunset on Saturday we experience another Cazimi New Moon — this time in Virgo, the sign of Mother Nature. Take a break and fill yourself with the power, love and wisdom that the natural world offers and affords us, before it’s once again time for us to hide inside.

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f VIRGO (8.23-9.22)  Your busy weekend starts early on Friday. Crybaby (Pisces?) alert all day, followed by a dinner/date with a rich $corpio or a $exy Capricorn jazzin’ you about something new, exciting and electrifying! Wake early on Saturday and do some freeform automatic writing about any…

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Preventing Breast Cancer

The single, most effective preventive measure I ever took to decrease my risk of breast cancer was early in life. When I picked the skinny swimmer with the “x,y” as the one to slam into my mummy’s ovum, I came out the other end of the gender lottery as “male.” That reduced my risk of getting breast cancer to nearly nil. Of course, statistically, I have a much higher prospect of prostate cancer and a shorter life span than those who went with the “x,x” package.

I do not seek to make light of breast cancer, an epidemic disease among American women. Rather, it’s important to remember that preventing disease is natural and one way of looking at…

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Cosmic Forecast, Sep. 6-Sep. 12

Stay outside in the womb of Mother Nature (Virgo) as much as possible. Breathe in, breathe out, and enjoy life. Breathe in, breathe out, enjoy life. Breathe in, breathe out, enjoy life. Breathe in, breathe out and… Peace and love shall conquer all. There are know mistakes (I did that one on purpose!). Aquarian-Age astrologer, MOJOPO
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f VIRGO (8.23-9.22)  Ahaaa… At last, blessed insight is available; but must not the hand of the mind be open and hopin’ to receive/perceive? Is your mind (Mercury) open? Is your heart (Venus) pure? A double “yes” paves your path for sure into a greener pasture, hey Louis? Mercury, your ruler and the messenger of the gods, is transiting…

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