Sunday April 8, 2018

  1. 2:32AM EDT Venus Sextile Transiting Kronos,
  2. Third Quarter 3:17AM EDT at 18°Cap24′,
  3. Chiron trine Vulcanus 11:58AM EDT,
  4. Sun opposes Zeus 8:47PM EDT
    1. and contra-parallel Zeus 9:10PM EDT

Monday, April 9, 2018

  1. Mercury trine Ceres 8:56AM EDT,
  2. Venus square the nodes 12:40PM EDT,
  3. Pluto sextile Juno 7:34PM EDT,
  4. Mercury sextile Pallas 9:10PM EDT

Tuesday April 10, 2018

  1. Mercury square Hades 2:36AM EDT,
    1. Mercury parallel Chiron 6:05AM EDT,
  2. Moon square Jupiter
    1. Moon sextile Sun
    2. Moon square Venus
    3. Moon Square Jupiter
  3. Mars sextile Poseidon 2:47AM EDT,
  4. Sun contra-parallel Astraea 10:52AM EDT,
  5. Jupiter trine Juno 2:34PM EDT,
  6. Venus opposes Poseidon 3:54PM EDT
    1.  and contra-parallel Poseidon 7:46PM EDT

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

  1. Sun square Pluto 00:53AM EDT,
  2. Venus trine Mars 2:02AM EDT,
  3. Moon sextile Uranus 10:55 EDT
  4. Sun contra-parallel Jupiter 8:14AM EDT

Thursday, April 12, 2018

  1. Venus sextile Hygeia 00:36AM EDT
    1.  and sextile Neptune 12:26PM EDT,
  2. Moon sextile Saturn 8:18 EDT
    1. Moon conjunct Neptune 20:09
  3. Mercury contra-parallel Eris 6:45PM EDT
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A deviated bowl for Friday the Thirteenth

Friday, April 13, 2018

  1.  Sun conjunct Eris 5:39AM EDT,
  2. Venus contra-parallel Jupiter 1:21PM EDT,
  3. Neptune conjunct Hygeia 10:35PM EDT

Saturday, April 14, 2018

  1. Venus trine Black Moon 4:20AM EDT,
  2. Vulcanus stations direct 4:27AM EDT,
  3. Jupiter sextile Pluto 5:58AM EDT,
  4. Chiron square Cupido 10:20AM EDT,
  5. Mars sextile Neptune 1:27PM EDT,
  6. Venus contra-parallel South Node 7:53PM EDT

Sunday, April 15, 2018

  1. Venus contra-parallel Vesta 3:54AM EDT,
  2. Mercury stations direct 5:20AM EDT,
  3. Saturn quincunx Pallas 10:06AM EDT,
  4. Venus quincunx Zeus 12:47PM EDT,
  5. Mars sextile Hygeia 2:23PM EDT,
  6. New Moon 9:57PM EDT at 26°Ar02′
  • Federal Taxes are due Tuesday, April 17, 2018

from the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1911

RICHMOND is the capital of Virginia, U.S.A., the county-seat of Henrico county, and a port of entry, on the James river (at the head of navigation), about 100 m. S. by W. of Washington, B.C., and about 125 m. by water from the Atlantic Ocean. Pop. (1850) 27,570; (1860) 37,910; (1870) 51,038; (1880) 63,600; (1890) 81,388; (1900) 85,050, of whom 32,230 were Negroes and 2865 were foreign-born; (1910 census) 127,628 by 2016, the Richmond population was 223,170.

The city has a beautiful situation on the hilly ground (maximum elevation, about 250 ft. above sea-level) along the north and east banks of the James, at a bend where the river changes its south-easterly course for one almost due south. It occupies seven hills, from which fact it has been called the Modern Rome.”

Belle Island 2011 by Jim Wissert

The western stretch of the river, opposite the city, breaks into rapids which have a fall of about 116 ft. in 9 m. and provide abundant water power. Belle Isle (the site of a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War), about 1 m. long by about 1 m. wide is in this part of the river; a little farther downstream are a group of small islets, and opposite the south-eastern boundary of the city is Mayo’s Island.


Within the city’s lines, the river is crossed by two bridges (to Manchester) for vehicles and pedestrians, and three railway bridges. The river has been improved by Federal engineers since 1870; in June 1909  which cost $1,799,033  or $49,826,214. 57 in 2017  for improvements including a channel 100 ft. wide and 18 ft. deep, making the area from Hampton Roads to the Richmond wharf nearly continuous with the maximum draft at low water was 16-1 ft.

Belgian Block

About three-fourths of the city’s total street mileage or 120 m is paved with either Belgian block (granite cobblestone) or macadam. About 637-8 acres are devoted to city parks among which are William Byrd Park (300 acres), Joseph Bryan Park (262-6 acres), Chimborazo Park (29 acres),, Gambles Hill Park (8-10 acres), Monroe Square (71 acres), Jefferson Park (6-3 acres) am Marshall Square (7 acres).

The State Capitol Square (10 acres) is not owned by the city at this time.

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