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September 15th – 21st, 2014

Every now and then we get a week when we can catch our breath, a time when we have a brief reprieve from the hurly-burly of the reality of these times. This week could be one of those weeks, at least until we come to the weekend.

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September 8th – 14th, 2014

The energy is ratcheted up severalfold this week. We may be back on track, looking to go full steam ahead, but we could meet up with some unexpected vexing situations during our weeklong journey.

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On To College

ON TO COLLEGE - Front Cover

As you may know, over the past few years I have added to my astrology practice by joining my wife Carolyn in a college counseling practice: East West College Counseling LLP.

And now my wife and I have published a book On To College: What high school students and their families need to know about college selection, application, and admissions. On to College provides a compendium of information rarely covered by other college admissions books.

If you know someone who is a high school student or parents of a high school student or someone else who might be interested in our book, the book is available both in print and kindle editions. Available online, please click on link: On To College

Higher education has many issues to address for the present and in the future — questions related to college costs and affordability, security and safety of the college students and the liability of the college itself, the transition of college education into the Information Age and the matter of MOOCs [Massive Open Online Courses] and the challenge presented in 2010 by Bill Gates for an undergraduate degree to cost $10,000.

These are exciting times, and exciting times in higher education.

While over the years parents and their high school students have consulted me through astrology regarding the student’s college selection choice, my wife encouraged me to get involved with her with her college counseling practice. In California, she was both an independent educational consultant and a college counselor at the Stevenson School in Pebble Beach.

Initially, my involvement with her college counseling occurred on our vacations. It seemed that on every ‘vacation’, we would add on a college tour or tours. While living in California, we would often take short jaunts up to Portland, Seattle or Vancouver. Each trip would include a college tour or tours. Driving from Seattle up to Vancouver one time, lunch in Bellingham was capped with a tour of Western Washington University. And our days in Vancouver often included trips to UBC [University of British Columbia] and a tour of Simon Fraser. Portland visits had us touring Lewis and Clark College, and Reed College. Even day trips down to Santa Barbara incorporated a college tour or tours. Wherever we traveled, our ‘vacation’ included a college tour or tours.

Not that I have any regrets in doing college tours. They are interesting, informative and give me a handle on what is happening on college campuses today. I also had the opportunity of joining Carolyn on a college counselor tour of gap year programs in Israel subsidized by an Israeli Student Organization and the Israeli government with my only having to pay for my airfare. I have joined her on other college counselor tours and have also done various college tours on my own.

Eventually, I took and successfully completed the two-year University of California, Irvine Independent Educational Consultant Program. I now belong to several of the college counseling professional associations and over the past two years I gave seminars to high school students on the college selection, application, admissions process sponsored through the University of Miami.

I wanted you to know another facet of what I am doing and make you aware of our book On To College.

September 2014

September is a month when we can get into high gear and accomplish a great deal. Industriousness, productiveness and optimistic confidence can help us virtually move mountains this month with an emphasis on advancing our deepest desires and our most ambitious goals.

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September 1st – 7th, 2014

This week brings the unofficial end to summer and has us back on track with our regular affairs.

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Connecticut Visit September 24th – 30th

I shall be back in Connecticut and available for in-person sessions in Stamford from Wednesday, September 24th, through Tuesday, September 30th.

Stamford is less than an hour train ride from Grand Central Station in New York City.

If you know someone who would like to meet with me while I am in Connecticut, please have them contact me to schedule an appointment.

August 25th – 31st, 2014

In the early 1980’s Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders had a hit record with Back on the Chain Gang. We could be sharing that sentiment this week.

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August 18th – 24th, 2014

The energy this week shifts ever more so to getting us back on track of our regular routines. The calendar may still indicate summer, but our realities could be preparing for, or being immersed in, our everyday ‘normal’ world.

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August 11th – 17th, 2014

This is a week when we may feel betwixt and between. We might have the sense that summer is drawing to a close and the time is approaching for us to get back on the track of our regular routine.

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August 4th – 10th, 2014

This week is the first full week of August, and a week when we are seeking to squeeze out as much summertime fun as we possibly can.

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August 2014

This August seems to have us with one foot into summertime fun activities and the other foot into preparation for the routine year ahead whether we are heading back to school or getting back on the track of our daily obligations.

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The Master System just published

The Master System - front cover

My book The Master System: Getting to Know Yourself and Everyone Else has just been published and is available in print and kindle editions.

Our lives are a universe of numbers. We measure everything in numbers — hours, days, months, years, our age, size dimensions — all part of the numbers of our lives.

It is also through numbers that we can access a greater understanding of ourselves and of other people.

The Master System: Getting to Know Yourself and Everyone Else provides a numerological mapping of self-discovery and a clear window into the personality and life journey of you and everyone else.

By better understanding yourself, you can be more adept at successfully navigating your life’s journey. You can fully enjoy this life experience, for you are no longer bound to the conditioning of other people’s expectations of you.

The book is available through online bookstores and further description can be seen at amazon.com

July 28th – August 3rd, 2014

As we begin this week, people might be feeling on edge, being hypercritical, finding fault and playing the blame game.

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July 21st – 27th, 2014

This week we might consider skipping out on our responsibilities in search of recreational pursuits and good times.

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July 14th – 20th, 2014

This week is a dynamic week of energy shifts and changes, which can put a smile on our face and renew our confidence and optimism in looking at our days ahead.

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July 7th – 13th, 2014

This week is a week of living our dreams and stretching our wings.

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July 2014

This July is accentuated by good times with good friends and a major energy shift which may well increase our confidence and optimism as Jupiter mid-month begins its year transit of Leo.

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June 30th – July 6th, 2014

Hallelujah! This week ends the three-week Mercury retrograde cycle. What a Mercury retrograde this one has been!

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June 23rd – 29th, 2014

This week is the first full week of the Summer season, and we seem to be in high gear with liabilities towards mishaps in the middle of the week.

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Summer 2014

This Summer brings out the adventurer is all of us as we look to expand beyond our normal circumstances and engage thrilling scenarios even to the point of risky behavior.

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