Year 0 Neptune 1

21 February 2013

Today marks the beginning of Neptune Cycle 1. This cycle will take 367 days. The synodic cycle tracks the apparent motion of the planet in the sky as seen from Earth. In the case of theAbysmal, the cycle begins at conjunction.


Chromatic: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 62
Lunar: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 11

Perpetual Year:
Year 0 Month 2 Day 5 Thursday
Year 0 House 1 Day 9
Year 0 Quarter 0 Day 61

Zodiac:
Aquarius Day 5

Market Weeks (numbered from 0):
2~Day 0
3~Day 0
4~Day 0
5~Day 0
6~Day 0
7~Day 5
8~Day 4
9~Day 6
10~Day 0
12~Day 0
13~Day 9
14~Day 5
15~Day 0
18~Day 6
20~Day 0

Solar/Planetary Cycles:
Solar Cycle 0 Day 1876
Mercury 0 Day 96
Venus 0 Day 260
Mars 0 Day 748
Jupiter 0 Day 284
Saturn 0 Day 119
Uranus 0 Day 334
Neptune 1 Day 0


Vegetable Stew

20 February 2013

It’s all about the sauce in this one friends.

chop the vegetables so they are rather chunky at the very least

grapeseed oil for frying
1 spanish onion, roughly chopped
9 cloves garlic, minced
2 layers of a fennel bulb, chopped
1 poblano pepper, stemmed, seeded, chopped
2 parsnips, peeled & chopped
3 carrots, peeled & chopped
1 zucchini, chopped
12 cremini mushrooms, halved or quartered

1 TB fennel seeds
1 TB coriander seeds
1 tsp black peppercorns
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp onion seeds
1/4 tsp caraway seeds
1 clove
1 TB paprika

3 TB dijon mustard
1/2 C passata (pureed tomatoes)
2 TB balsamic reduction
1/2 C wine
2 C vegetable broth

1 TB basil
1 TB oregano
salt to taste

1. heat the oil. add onions and fry until they start wilting a bit
2. add garlic, fennel, and pepper. keep frying for a few minutes.
3. add the carrots and parsnips, fry for a frew minutes.
4. add the zucchini and mushrooms and fry to mix everything up.
5. mix all the seeds, peppercorns, and clove in a spice mill (coffee grinder) to form a powder. Add paprika.
6. add the powder to the vegetables, and stir to coat.
7. add the mustard, passata, vinegar, wine, and broth. mix thoroughly.
8. add the rest of the seasonings. mix it real good.
9. simmer until you’re happy with it.
10. serve on leftover rice, or whatever all else you feel like.

enjoy.


Year 0 Month 2

16 February 2013


Chromatic: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 57
Lunar: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 6

Perpetual Year:
Year 0 Month 2 Day 0 Saturday
Year 0 House 1 Day 4
Year 0 Quarter 0 Day 56

Zodiac:
Aquarius Day 0

Market Weeks (numbered from 0):
2~Day 1
3~Day 1
4~Day 3
5~Day 0
6~Day 1
7~Day 0
8~Day 7
9~Day 1
10~Day 5
12~Day 7
13~Day 4
14~Day 0
15~Day 10
18~Day 1
20~Day 15

Solar/Planetary Cycles:
Solar Cycle 0 Day 1871
Mercury 0 Day 91
Venus 0 Day 255
Mars 0 Day 743
Jupiter 0 Day 279
Saturn 0 Day 114
Uranus 0 Day 329
Neptune 0 Day 363


Year 0 Aquarius

16 February 2013

All hail the bucket brigade.

Today marks the day the Sun passes safely out of Capricornus and into Aquarius.

Here’s what I’m talking about:

The dotted blue line represents the boundaries of the constellation, and the dotted teal line (could be turquoise) represents the apparent path of the Sun as seen from Earth. It takes the Sun 23 days to make its way through Aquarius without getting wet.

This day also happens to coincide with the first day of theAbysmal Month 2. Mind you, that’s only until the Year 71, when the Sun will enter Aquarius one day earlier. Enjoy it while you can.


Chromatic: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 57
Lunar: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 6

Perpetual Year:
Year 0 Month 2 Day 0 Saturday
Year 0 House 1 Day 4
Year 0 Quarter 0 Day 56

Zodiac:
Aquarius Day 0

Market Weeks (numbered from 0):
2~Day 1
3~Day 1
4~Day 3
5~Day 0
6~Day 1
7~Day 0
8~Day 7
9~Day 1
10~Day 5
12~Day 7
13~Day 4
14~Day 0
15~Day 10
18~Day 1
20~Day 15

Solar/Planetary Cycles:
Solar Cycle 0 Day 1871
Mercury 0 Day 91
Venus 0 Day 255
Mars 0 Day 743
Jupiter 0 Day 279
Saturn 0 Day 114
Uranus 0 Day 329
Neptune 0 Day 363


Year 0 Month 1 Reading List

15 February 2013

Reading List:

One Hundred Years of Vicissitude by Andrez Bergen
Hellraiser: Requiem by Clive Barker, Christopher Monfette,  Stephen Thompson, Janusz Ordon & Jesus Hervas
Hellraiser: Heaven’s Reply by Clive Barker, Anthony Diblasi, Rob Humphreys, Mark Miller,  Stephen Thompson, &  Janusz Ordon
Something Fierce by Carmen Aguirre
Locke & Key vol 1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez
Hellraiser: Hell Hath No Fury by Clive Barker, Mark Miller, Janusz Ordon, Stephen Thompson, Jeus Hervas, & Ibraim Roberson
Y the Last Man vol. 1 Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra & Jose Marzan, Jr.
Locke & Key vol 2: Head Games by Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez
Locke & Key vol 3: Crown of Shadows by Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Elmore Loenard’s 10 Rules of Writing by Elmore Leonard
A Short History of Indians in Canada by Thomas King
Y the Last Man vol. 2 Cycles by Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra & Jose Marzan, Jr.
the Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman
Y the Last Man vol. 3 One Small Step by Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra, Jose Marzan, Jr. & Paul Chadwick
Library of the Dead by Glenn Cooper
the Dark Tower vol 1: the Gunslinger Born by Peter David, Robin Furth, Jae Lee & Richard Isanove
Kiss Me, Judas by Will Christopher Baer
the Dark Tower vol 2: the Long Road Home by Peter David, Robin Furth, Jae Lee & Richard Isanove
the Dark Tower vol 3: Treachery by Peter David, Robin Furth, Jae Lee & Richard Isanove
the Dark Tower vol 4: the Fall of Gilead by Peter David, Robin Furth  & Richard Isanove
the Dark Tower vol 5: Battle of Jericho Hill by Peter David, Robin Furth, Jae Lee & Richard Isanove
Quiet by Susan Cain
the Drifting Classroom vol. 1 by Kazuo Umezu
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
Scary Book vol. 1 by Kazuo Umezu
Orochi Blood by Kazuo Umezu


Year 0 House 1

12 February 2013


Chromatic: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 53
Lunar: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 2

Perpetual Year:
Year 0 Month 1 Day 24 Tuesday
Year 0 House 1 Day 0
Year 0 Quarter 0 Day 52

Zodiac:
Capricorn Day 23

Market Weeks (numbered from 0):
2~Day 1
3~Day 0
4~Day 3
5~Day 1
6~Day 3
7~Day 3
8~Day 3
9~Day 6
10~Day 1
12~Day 3
13~Day 0
14~Day 10
15~Day 6
18~Day 15
20~Day 11

Solar/Planetary Cycles:
Solar Cycle 0 Day 1867
Mercury 0 Day 87
Venus 0 Day 251
Mars 0 Day 739
Jupiter 0 Day 275
Saturn 0 Day 110
Uranus 0 Day 325
Neptune 0 Day 359


Year 0 Lunation 2

10 February 2013


Chromatic: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 51
Lunar: Year 0 Lunation 2 Day 0

Perpetual Year:
Year 0 Month 1 Day 22 Sunday
Year 0 House 0 Day 50
Year 0 Quarter 0 Day 50

Zodiac:
Capricorn Day 21

Market Weeks (numbered from 0):
2~Day 1
3~Day 1
4~Day 1
5~Day 4
6~Day 1
7~Day 1
8~Day 1
9~Day 4
10~Day 9
12~Day 1
13~Day 11
14~Day 8
15~Day 4
18~Day 13
20~Day 9

Solar/Planetary Cycles:
Solar Cycle 0 Day 1865
Mercury 0 Day 85
Venus 0 Day 249
Mars 0 Day 737
Jupiter 0 Day 273
Saturn 0 Day 108
Uranus 0 Day 323
Neptune 0 Day 357