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August eve

For as long as I have been old enough to celebrate my birthday, I have always eagerly awaited the week, well, the month when we turn to Leo and everybody gets to celebrate. The events of late have had me spinning and I almost forgot that I have a birthday next week. I am even having trouble wrapping around the fact that tomorrow is first day of August. No, wait--I wanna catch up and start my inner party planning.

Today, there was major sports news that (my) Ken Griffey, Jr. has been traded to the Chicago White Sox. Say it isn't so.... I mean, the good news is that given the current stats for the Sox, Junior will finally have a shot at a World Series ring and I will get to see it. But the White Sox? The American League? Ozzie Guillen? Ewwww.

August 1st is a solar eclipse and a new moon in Leo that will pack an astrological punch. But wait, there's more ... August 16 lunar eclipse full moon in Aquarius. That might help to explain some of the emotionality and bigness I am fe…

Movers and shakers

Let's see if I can make sense out of the seeming non-sequitirs that are filling my life these days...

Even though are 600 Starbucks being closed (I am taking that very well, by the way, because I know none of my favorites would be affected because it isn't in my consciousness for that; and, frankly, there are too many Starbucks' locations. Let's not be greedy.) I was pleased to read on their cold cups that they are using a plastic that contains more recycled materials than before. Greener is always greater. Now, if we can just convince them to go back to the green logo and design instead of the boring brown they brought in for the Pike's Place new brew campaign . . .

Speaking of caffeine---which is oft my case---I was intrigued and bemused to know that if I were so inclined, I could order caffeine infused, cellulite deterrent pantyhose! Imagine my surprise that I could not only offset the unpleasantness of burgeoning celluite on my body, but while doing so, I cou…