In the Stars – The Weekend Edition

Weekend Forecast

Saturday – August 25

Mars in Scorpio links up with Neptune in Pisces.  If you can go on a date with someone you love, try to be near a lake or an ocean or even a pool.  Sexy Mars in water sign Scorpio has an energy that goes well with watery Pisces in Neptune.  Even if you’re on dry land, the cosmic climate is perfect for a smoldering evening.

Sunday – August 26

Whew, you made it through a creative, sexy, challenging changing-of-the-guard week.  Remember Mars is in Scorpio for the next six weeks, so if you can get in an extra hour of sleep this morning, do it.  The universe promises to be quiet.

Stars in the Stars: Famous Writers Born August 25 and August 26 – Happy Birthday Virgos.

August 25

Brian Moore immigrated from Ireland to Canada in 1948 and was a writer for the Montreal Gazette from 1952. He is best known for his first novel, The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, and his later novels include The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1960), The Emperor of Ice Cream (1965), The Doctor’s Wife (1976), and The Magician’s Wife (1998).

Born in London on August 25, 1954, Declan Patrick MacManus took the stage name Elvis Costello in the late 1970s, when he was first signed to a record label. His music took the energy and cynicism of punk and combined it with the more sophisticated lyrics and structure of new wave music, resulting in hits like “Everyday I Write the Book,” “(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes” and “Veronica.”

August 26

Benjamin Bradlee, born in Boston, Massachusetts, was the executive editor of the Washington Post during the publication of the Pentagon Papers and the breaking of the Watergate Scandal. Bradlee began as a reporter for the Washington Post and Newsweek in Paris, before becoming the editor from 1968 to 1991.

Guillaume Apollinaire,the French poet of Polish-Italian parentage, participated in all the avant-grade movements of the early 20th century. His poetry was characterized by unusual word play, to the extent that he became known as the herald of Surrealism. He was killed while fighting in World War I.

If you’re reading this then I know you have an interest in astrology, so why don’t you go to Astro.com or About.com and put in your birth information – get your free birth wheel and birth chart.  Knowing where the planets were at the time you were born is a good way to understand the present.

Brian Moore. (2012). Biography.com. Retrieved 12:40, Aug 24, 2012 from http://www.biography.com/people/brian-moore-9413201
Elvis Costello. (2012). Biography.com. Retrieved 12:43, Aug 24, 2012 from http://www.biography.com/people/elvis-costello-9258700
Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee. (2012). Biography.com. Retrieved 12:45, Aug 24, 2012 from http://www.biography.com/people/benjamin-bradlee-9223449
Guillaume Apollinaire. (2012). Biography.com. Retrieved 12:49, Aug 24, 2012 from http://www.biography.com/people/guillaume-apollinaire-9186928
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