All Signs: It’s been tough with Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn at odds with Mars. This week retrograde Mars once again squares Saturn! Oy! Furthermore, this happens just before the Full Moon in Aries. Everyone will go ballistic!
All Signs: I believe that in the next few months, we will discover information and data that has been withheld. There will be surprise about this new information that comes to light. Meanwhile, this is also a time when many of us might doubt something, especially our abilities.
Frankish King Charlemagne’s army was attacked from behind by a force composed mainly of Basques in the heavily wooded Roncevaux Pass on the evening of August 15, 778. Heavy weapons and armor put them at a disadvantage.
The Cookies arrived at the SPA in early August 2020 at the age of 3 months. They were scared then, but we all thought they would overcome their fear in time and with socialization. We have made some progress with Oreo, but Ginger and her sister, Ritz, could sure use your help to make their lives better.
If anyone who had lived through the 1918 Spanish flu were alive today, they might recognize a lot of similarities with the current pandemic. Both deadly diseases moved from major metropolitan centers and spread to rural areas.
As I sit down to write this column, I have just finished reading a 30-page report entitled “Of Black Swans, Platypii And Bunyips. The outlier and normal incident in risk management.” This whitepaper, published in 2010 by the SANS Institute, examines trends in computer malware infecting Mac and PC systems. Researching and reading are much of what I have to do in my profession.
For those looking for a way to pass the time while staying at home, Amazon Prime has numerous interesting movies, series, and documentaries. Here is a list of my favorites this week.
We know we still can’t really get out of the house, but don’t worry. You can stay safe indoors with a bunch of movies I have found for you on Netflix. Sit back, get some snacks—if you don’t have any on hand you can always call Uber Eats or a restaurant that will deliver to your home. Now that you have everything ready, let’s get to the good part. Sit back and press “play.”
Wandering through the web I found a page with a lot of free courses in English. The page is online.stanford.edu and you can find many courses on a variety of subjects.
This week I gave myself an afternoon of purely action movies, all available on Netflix. I highly recommend these if you are in the mood for high suspense.
Shaw Academy (shawacademy.com) is a privately owned online organization founded in 2013. It provides online audio/video courses presented to students through webinars. You can find over 1500 free courses offered in English. Here are some examples of their offerings.
I was looking for something interesting to watch on Netflix, and I came across several films that I thought were fascinating.
Edx.org is a site providing free online courses from 140 worldwide leading institutions of learning. It offers a great variety of courses from accounting, languages, science, marketing, engineering, and humanities. Here are some of the offerings.
Do you enjoy a good drama? Well, here I give you several that you are sure to enjoy.
“Okja”: It seems that movies about exotic species in danger of extinction because of the selfishness of the world never bore us.
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