|Here Come the Squash|
|And More Squash|
He described the effects of the Moon's arc overhead on each part of the human body, believing that you should avoid any medical treatment of the head when the Moon is in Aries; when the heart's in Leo, tell the physician you'll pass on that bypass. If you plan to over indulge in a harvest meal, keep an eye on the calendar and be sure the Moon isn't passing through Cancer, the ruler of the liver.
The mystery of lunar cycles and those of women are closely connected. Even the word menstruation comes from the Latin word, mensis, meaning month or Moon. Between 1949 and 1975 a Dr. W. Menaker kept a record of New York City's births. Guess what? ". . . the majority of babies are born during the two days preceding and the two days following the full Moon, with a high point occurring on the night of the full Moon."
Nonsense? Superstition? Maybe.
|The Snake Charmer, Rousseau (1907)|
One thing for sure is that the Moon has given us a lot of art, poetry and more werewolf tales than we'll ever be able to read. You can't have a werewolf howling at a so-so Moon, can you? Doesn't it have to be at a full blown lunatic-provoking stage to bring those guys out?
|Guess what we had last night?|